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Alaska Air's Profit Falls 37% - Wall Street Journal

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Alaska Air's Profit Falls 37%
Wall Street Journal
By JACK NICAS Alaska Air Group Inc. posted a 37% drop in its third-quarter profit, as a steep decline in oil prices prompted the company to make noncash markdowns to its fuel hedges. The parent of Seattle-based Alaska Airlines said hedge markdowns and ...
Alaska Air Group Reports Record Adjusted Third Quarter ResultsMarketWatch (press release)
Fuel-hedging losses dent Alaska Air's 3Q profitThe Seattle Times
Hedging losses dent Alaska Air 3Q profitCNBC.com
LocalizedUSA -Market Intelligence Center -RTT News
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Snowmachiner Survives 3 Nights on Alaska Tundra - ABC News

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TheNewsTribune.com

Snowmachiner Survives 3 Nights on Alaska Tundra
ABC News
A snowmachiner went missing in an Alaska blizzard and spent three frigid nights on the Arctic tundra before a pilot detected his faint radio signal and rescued him, rescue officials said. The man left Barrow on a snowmachine on Saturday night and ...
Injured snowmachiner rescued after 3 frigid nightsChicago Sun-Times
Injured snowmachiner spends 3 frigid nights on Arctic tundra before being rescuedThe Republic

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Homeless Population Database Measures and Tracks Trends and Indicators - MarketWatch (press release)

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Homeless Population Database Measures and Tracks Trends and Indicators
MarketWatch (press release)
In Alaska, the system is operated by the Municipality of Anchorage and funded with grants from HUD and Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC). Historically, most national data on people who are homeless has been anecdotal and there has been little ...

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Bristol Bay, Alaska Under Threat From Copper And Gold Mine (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post

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Bristol Bay, Alaska Under Threat From Copper And Gold Mine (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post
Southwest Alaska and Bristol Bay comprise a relative undisturbed habitat that supports the most productive wild salmon fishery and one of the largest herring fisheries in the history of the world. Generating in excess of $100000000 dollars annually, ...
Enviromentalists AstroturfingWizbang (blog)

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NovaGold signs deal with Alaska native group regarding Ambler project - CanadianBusiness.com

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NovaGold signs deal with Alaska native group regarding Ambler project
CanadianBusiness.com
Inc., an Alaska Native corporation, regarding the mining company's Ambler project. The agreement consolidates NovaGold's and NANA's land holdings into a 180000-hectare land package and provides a framework for the exploration and development of region. ...
NovaGold and NANA Sign Cooperative and Long-Term AgreementMarketWatch (press release)

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NovaGold signs deal with Alaska native group regarding Ambler project - Winnipeg Free Press

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NovaGold signs deal with Alaska native group regarding Ambler project
Winnipeg Free Press
Inc., an Alaska Native corporation, regarding the mining company's Ambler project. The agreement consolidates NovaGold's and NANA's land holdings into a 180000-hectare land package and provides a framework for the exploration and development of region. ...
NovaGold and NANA Sign Cooperative and Long-Term AgreementMarketWatch (press release)

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Is Alaska Communications the Perfect Stock? - Motley Fool

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Is Alaska Communications the Perfect Stock?
Motley Fool
Let's discuss the ideal qualities of a perfect stock, then decide if Alaska Communications (Nasdaq: ALSK ) fits the bill. Stocks that look great based on one factor may prove horrible elsewhere, making due diligence a crucial part of your investing ...

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Alaska Communications Systems To Report Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results ... - TheStreet.com (press release)

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Alaska Communications Systems To Report Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results ...
TheStreet.com (press release)
By Business Wire 10/20/11 - 08:55 AM EDT Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. ("ACS") (NASDAQ:ALSK), today announced it will release financial results for the third quarter 2011 shortly after markets close on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. ...
Alaska Communications Systems to Report Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results ...MarketWatch (press release)

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Alaska Communications Systems to Report Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results ... - MarketWatch (press release)

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Alaska Communications Systems to Report Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The Alaska Communications network includes the most advanced wireline and wireless data and voice networks and the most diverse undersea fiber optic system connecting Alaska to the contiguous United States. ...

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Former Alaska legislators avoid more prison time in oil-tax bribery case - Sacramento Bee

7 hours 10 min ago


Former Alaska legislators avoid more prison time in oil-tax bribery case
Sacramento Bee
Prosecutors have agreed to not seek any more prison time for two former Alaska legislators, Pete Kott and Vic Kohring, despite their fresh admissions that they accepted bribes to promote oil-tax legislation favored by industry. ...
Kott, Kohring take plea deal, admit corruption rolesAlaska Dispatch
AP NewsBreak: Attorney for Kott says plea deal in corruption case calls for ...The Republic
Plea deal to keep Kott, Kohring out of prisonAnchorage Daily News
KTUU -KTVA CBS 11 News Alaska
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Caribou Cuts 3.4 Meters of 3.36% Cu and 5.54 g/t Ag From 2011 Drilling at the ... - MarketWatch (press release)

7 hours 24 min ago


Caribou Cuts 3.4 Meters of 3.36% Cu and 5.54 g/t Ag From 2011 Drilling at the ...
MarketWatch (press release)
/quotes/zigman/1530185 CA:CKR -18.18% ("Caribou" or the "Company") is pleased to announce results of its 2011 drill program on its Caribou Dome Property in Alaska, USA. The drill program was designed to test the eastern extension of the "East Snow ...

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Alaska Air 3Q Net Down 37% On Higher Fuel Costs - Wall Street Journal

7 hours 52 min ago


Alaska Air 3Q Net Down 37% On Higher Fuel Costs
Wall Street Journal
Alaska Air Group Inc.'s (ALK) third-quarter profit fell 37% on significantly higher fuel costs. Demand and pricing have helped the seasonally strong third quarter for most US air carriers. But labor issues, high fuel costs and the shaky economy have ...
Alaska Air Group Reports Record Adjusted Third Quarter ResultsMarketWatch (press release)
Fuel-hedging losses dent Alaska Air's 3Q profitThe Seattle Times
Hedging losses dent Alaska Air 3Q profitCNBC.com
LocalizedUSA -Market Intelligence Center -RTT News
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Murkowski, Begich to fight 'Frankenfish' - Juneau Empire

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The Guardian

Murkowski, Begich to fight 'Frankenfish'
Juneau Empire
Mark Begich, D-Alaska, is working to ban interstate commerce of engineered salmon through his Prevention of Escapement of Genetically Altered Salmon in the United States Act, released on Oct. 17. On the same day, Sen. Lisa Murkowski introduced an ...
Alaska Senators Seek GE Salmon Ban in BudgetFood Safety News
Struggle over GE salmon approval heats up againFIS
Senators Begich and Murkowski Take Action Against "Frankenfish"Alaska Native News
Bay Area Indymedia
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Knot of Worry Tightens for Fishermen - New York Times

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New York Times

Knot of Worry Tightens for Fishermen
New York Times
The ice and bait man at a fish processor in Sitka, Alaska, heard the news on Facebook. Vardon Tremain read it in the newspaper while working on his trolling boat docked here in Salmon Bay. Infectious salmon anemia has been found for the first time in ...

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Sitkans Celebrate With Alaska Day Parade - Alaska Public Radio Network

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 02:15


TheNewsTribune.com

Sitkans Celebrate With Alaska Day Parade
Alaska Public Radio Network
Sitkans lined Lincoln Street for the annual Alaska Day parade yesterday. The parade comes at the end of a weeklong festival that commemorates the 1867 date when Russia transferred Alaska to the United States ...
Sitka celebrates Alaska DayTheNewsTribune.com

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Alaska News Nightly: October 19, 2011 - Alaska Public Radio Network

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 02:15


Alaska News Nightly: October 19, 2011
Alaska Public Radio Network
Kohring and Kott were among those caught in a wide-ranging probe of political corruption in Alaska. Their earlier convictions were tossed by an appeals court. The state Board of Game is considering a controversial plan to begin aerial predator control ...

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Alaska Editorials - Washington Examiner

Wed, 10/19/2011 - 23:55


Alaska Editorials
Washington Examiner
One of the potential changes — to recommend the official designation of the refuge's coastal plain as wilderness — would endorse a policy with enormous negative consequences for Alaska's future. Alaskans should oppose the idea. ...

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Vote targeting Pebble Mine in Alaska is over; the battle isn't - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 10/19/2011 - 23:10


CTV.ca

Vote targeting Pebble Mine in Alaska is over; the battle isn't
Los Angeles Times
A few hundred voters in the remote hills of western Alaska cast ballots this week -- in one of the most closely watched elections in the country -- to halt big mining projects that might poison fishing streams. That initiative was targeted squarely at ...
Alaska voters say no to gold, copper mine; legal challenge pending over Pebble ...Washington Post
We're for Local Control (Except, of Course, When We Are Not)Huffington Post
Voters Pass Initiative Aimed At Stopping Alaska MineNPR
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog) -BusinessWeek
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Alaska Salmon at 'Low Risk' For Deadly Virus, State Says - KTUU

Wed, 10/19/2011 - 21:15


USA Today

Alaska Salmon at 'Low Risk' For Deadly Virus, State Says
KTUU
Alaska salmon are relatively safe from a highly contagious marine influenza virus according to state officials, who say there's “no reason to panic” about a recent announcement that it could be affecting Pacific salmon. ...
US senators seek new study of deadly salmon virusThe Seattle Times

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Migrating swans lure Alaska birdwatchers - The Seattle Times

Wed, 10/19/2011 - 18:50


Migrating swans lure Alaska birdwatchers
The Seattle Times
Potter Marsh: This trumpeter and tundra swan stopover is in Southcentral Alaska near Anchorage. From Fifth Avenue in downtown Anchorage, drive south on Gambell Street, which becomes the Seward Highway. Ten miles from downtown, ...

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OCTOBER 16th - 22nd

October 16, 1930 - The Presbyterian Church at Wrangell, the oldest one in Alaska, was destroyed by fire.
October 17, 1873 - Thomas Riggs, who became the 9th governor of Alaska, was born in Maryland.
October 18, 1867 - The United States formally took possession of the Territory of Alaska with the raising of the flag at New Archangel, now Sitka.
October 19, 1889 - The first and perhaps only, Alaska post of the Grand Army of the Republic was organized in Juneau.
October 20, 1959 - The city of Juneau proposed construction of a new state Legislattive and Court building, and offered to donate the land.
October 21, 1904 - The Dillingham post office was established, named for U. S. Senator William P. Dillingham who had visited the town.
October 22, 1949 - A gold rush was on! Reports arrived of pea-sized nuggets found on the Yukon River, 160 miles north of Fairbanks. It was known as the Fishwheel Strike.


 


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