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RDC's Sept. 20 meeting is viewable online - 9/20/2012 2:47 pm

RDC's Sept. 20 meeting is viewable online - 9/20/2012 2:47 pm

Alaska colleges share in federal grants - 9/19/2012 7:27 pm

Alaska Air Group issues first comprehensive Corporate Sustainability Report - 9/19/2012 7:02 pm

ANSEP receives a $1.25M grant - 9/19/2012 4:50 pm

Nerland Agency Partners With GCI As New Advertising Agency Of Record - 9/19/2012 4:43 pm

Nerland Agency is GCI's new advertising agency - 9/19/2012 4:43 pm

Permanent Fund board to meet, host community reception - 9/19/2012 4:34 pm

RDC's Sept. 20 meeting is viewable online

If you were unable to make the Sept. 20 RDC breakfast meeting, you can see what
you missed by visiting:

Sept. 20 RDC meeting

"Alaska's Broadband Task Force: Seeking Industry Input" by Roberta Graham, assistant commissioner
Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, and Bill Popp, chair,
Statewide Broadband Task Force

This and all RDC meetings are video recorded and placed on our website for
future reference.

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RDC's Sept. 20 meeting is viewable online

If you were unable to make the Sept. 20 RDC breakfast meeting, you can see what
you missed by visiting:

Sept. 20 RDC meeting

"Alaska's Broadband Task Force: Seeking Industry Input" by Roberta Graham, assistant commissioner
Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, and Bill Popp, chair,
Statewide Broadband Task Force

This and all RDC meetings are video recorded and placed on our website for
future reference.

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Alaska colleges share in federal grants

Grants will help expand job training in health care and retail management through local employer partnerships

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced $500 million in grants to community colleges and universities around the country for the development and expansion of innovative training programs. Kodiak College is included in a $14 grant to a consortium of eight colleges in five states to train workers in allied health careers.

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Alaska Air Group issues first comprehensive Corporate Sustainability Report

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air inflight recycling programs diverted more than 800 tons of inflight waste from landfills last year, including some 230 tons of aluminum and 185 tons of paper. That’s enough aluminum to build three new airplanes and enough paper to replace 3,100 trees. In addition to recycling more inflight waste, the two airlines have also reduced their carbon emissions by 30 percent per passenger mile since 2004.

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ANSEP receives a $1.25M grant

ANCHORAGE, AK­––The Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP) was notified this week that it is the recipient of a $1.25M grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Nerland Agency Partners With GCI As New Advertising Agency Of Record

(Anchorage, AK) Monday -Nerland Agency, a leading advertising and marketing communications company, announced today that it won a competitive bid to serve as GCI’s new ad agency. The business was awarded after a lengthy selection process.

Nerland Agency will work closely with GCI’s leadership team to develop and implement integrated
communications programs for GCI.

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Nerland Agency is GCI's new advertising agency

(Anchorage, AK) Monday -Nerland Agency, a leading advertising and marketing communications company, announced today that it won a competitive bid to serve as GCI’s new ad agency. The business was awarded after a lengthy selection process.

Nerland Agency will work closely with GCI’s leadership team to develop and implement integrated
communications programs for GCI.

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Permanent Fund board to meet, host community reception

The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Board of Trustees will meet Sept. 26-27 at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage.

On the afternoon of the 26th, there will be a panel discussion on “Challenges in Europe – Implications for Emerging Markets,” followed by a community reception.

The Board's consultant, Callan Associates, will review the Fund’s performance for Fiscal Year 2012 as part of the regular meeting.

Details are available at Permanent Fund Board Agenda.

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Petro Marine Services opens new Sitka marina

(Sitka, Alaska) Alaskan-owned and operated Petro Marine Services has completed a new, state of the industry marine fuel facility at its 613 Katlian Street location, company officials announced today.

Designed specifically for the diverse marine community in Sitka, boats will have easy access to over 700 feet of service moorage with nearly two dozen fuel dispensers, including three high-flow diesel stations for larger-capacity boats and convenient dockside water stations.

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State of Alaska Department of Administration Awards GeoNorth

Anchorage, Alaska - GeoNorth, an Alaskan-based Information Technology solutions provider headquartered in Anchorage, and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Alaska Native Corporation The Tatitlek Corporation, has been awarded a new task order contract by the State of Alaska Department of Administration (DOA). Under the State’s recently introduced Task Order System, GeoNorth won a competitive award from the DOA for refinement needs to their Online Position Description system, or OPD.

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Public Open House: Airport Master Plan Update Sept. 19

(Anchorage, Alaska) -- Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport will hold a public Open House on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Coast International Inn, McKinley Room, 3450 Aviation Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska.

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R&M ranked #20 on CE News’ 2012 Best Civil Engineering Firms to Work For list

R&M CONSULTANTS, INC. was ranked #20 nationally in CE News’ 2012 Best Civil Engineering Firms to Work For list, representing the firm’s third year on this list.

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Era Alaska recognized with tourism award

Era Alaska Honored for Supporting Tourism in Kenai Peninsula
KENAI – On August 25, 2012, the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council presented Era Alaska with the Outstanding Support Business in Tourism award as part of the Kenai Peninsula’s Industry Appreciation Day.

Steve Smith, Era Alaska’s director of sales and marketing, was on hand Saturday to receive the award. He stated: “Era Alaska is honored to receive this award. We understand how critical the tourism industry is to the Kenai Peninsula and are proud to support the industry and the Peninsula communities.”

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GeoNorth wins new contracts

GeoNorth wins contracts with Corvallis, Ore., and Strathcona County, Alberta, Canada

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myHealth Clinic moves to new location

myHealth ClinicmyHealth ClinicAnchorage – myHealth Clinic LLC announces the relocation of its practice to a newly constructed and custom-designed facility at 2105 E 88th Avenue, next to the Carrs Safeway on Abbott Road in South Anchorage. The clinic, owned and operated by Jyll Green, accommodates patients more comfortably and offers easier patient access than were afforded at the former South Anchorage location. Clinic space has been tripled, expanding from 1,650 feet to 5,800 square feet.

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Municipality now rated AA+ by S&P

Mayor Dan Sullivan announced today that the rating agency Standard & Poor’s has increased the Municipality’s general obligation rating from AA to AA+.

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DNR, North Slope Borough press federal officials on Point Thomson

(Anchorage, AK) – The Alaska Department of Natural Resources and the North Slope Borough sent a joint letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week urging them to keep to the target date of Sept. 21, 2012 for issuing a Record of Decision (ROD) on the Point Thomson Project.

The letter, signed by DNR Commissioner Dan Sullivan and North Slope Mayor Charlotte Brower, was prompted by the Corps’ recent public statements that it might miss the target date. Such a delay would be a major setback for the project, which is expected to provide 2,400 jobs at peak employment.

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DNR releases new, improved version of Alaska Mapper

(Anchorage, AK) - The Alaska Department of Natural Resource, Information Resource Management Section (IRM) is pleased to announce the release of an improved version of Alaska Mapper, a web application that allows the public to query, research, and verify the ownership and use of all lands managed by the department.

Alaska Mapper Version 3.0 can be accessed at http://dnr.alaska.gov/MapAK/.

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Doyon, Ltd. plans additional oil and gas exploration

Fairbanks, Alaska – The Doyon, Limited board of directors has approved plans for several large Doyon oil and gas exploration projects in Interior Alaska totaling more than $37 million.

Sanctioned by the board are:

* Converting some 400,000 acres in the Nenana Basin that are currently under an oil and
gas exploration license that Doyon and others hold with the State of Alaska to sevenyear exploration leases.

* Drilling a new deep well in the Nenana Basin as early as this winter. Permitting for this is
now underway.

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Anchorage welcomes new Icelandair Service for summer 2013

IcelandAirIcelandAirAnchorage, Alaska – Aug. 24, 2012 – Icelandair will begin nonstop service between Reykjavik, Iceland and Anchorage, Alaska in summer 2013. With twice weekly flights between May and September, the announcement means Anchorage will have additional connections to continental Europe and the United Kingdom as well.

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