Jonathan Grass

AVTEC's welding program promises jobs, strong wages

SEWARD — Mike Stevenson has been fascinated with how things work for his whole life. Even when young, the 19-year-old from Talkeetna would take things... Read more

Environmental groups challenge Port MacKenzie rail plan

The nonprofit environmental groups Cook Inletkeeper, the Sierra Club and Alaska Survival are challenging the Surface Transportation Board’s approval of the Port MacKenzie Rail Extension.... Read more

Mother Nature, massive snowfall pounds local streets and budgets

Snow ain’t free. It costs a lot of money to remove and pile up the vast amounts of snow that Mother Nature has blessed (some... Read more

Gov's Roads to Resources project still in the slow lane

Gov. Sean Parnell’s conceived Roads to Resources initiative to develop more roads to provide better access to natural resources has a ways to go if... Read more

School building budget grows

Construction spending for the schools gets another boost this year, and there are several projects to account for it.

The Associated General Contractors of Alaska... Read more

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