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Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence

For this month’s Business Intelligence
Ketchikan may seek investors in dock expansion plans
Ketchikan to boost taxes, utility rates to increase employees’ pay
Nome hikes its property tax to increase local school contribution
Fairbanks utility rates rise to fund construction, maintenance
Southcentral contractors hustling with earthquake repairs
Southeast Alaska in drought; hydro levels being watched
Southcentral utilities now intervenor on Chugach-ML&P proceeding
State has new air quality study underway in Juneau
State supplies drinking water to Yakutat after contamination found
Increased discharges in Cook Inlet a worry for fishermen

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Telecom

Telecom

High-speed internet in Nome Nome is now getting high-speed internet through Quintillion Inc.’s fiber-optic undersea cable. The cable was completed in October, 2017 but service has just started. Local telecom provider TeleAlaska is delivering internet locally under an agreement with […]

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Tourism

Tourism

Petersburg debates cruise tours Pro-tourism Petersburg residents shouted down the town’s mayor, Mark Jensen, over a letter Jensen proposed to Viking Cruise Lines asking the compa- ny to delay a plan for cruise vessel stops, saying the Southeast fishing town […]

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

<b>Cruise tax decision a dilemma</b> U.S. District Court Judge Russel Holland’s decision on litigation over cruise passenger fees levied by coastal municipalities has created a dilemma for those communities. The decision, on a case brought against the City and Borough […]

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Current News

Current News

University heads to single system; outcome uncertain August 6, 2019 University of Alaska president Jim Johnsen is locked into a course of merging the UA system into a single institution, hoping to achieve cost savings but also consolidating control of […]

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

Ketchikan cruise dock expansion Ketchikan starts construction in October on a corrosion protection project as part of its cruise ship dock expansion. Berths 1 and 2 are being rebuilt to accommodate the new super-sized cruise ships coming to Southeast Alaska. […]

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