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TRUSTEE FOR DISPATCH CREDITORS OBJECTS TO DEAL The Trustee appointed to represent the many creditors of the Alaska Dispatch News has posted an objection to the settlement that owner-publisher Alice Rogoff has presented. In a written statement, the acting United States trustee Gail Brehm Geiger and her attorney Kathryn Perkins say that [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
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The once planned new headquarters of the Alaska Dispatch News on Arctic Boulevard/Craig Medred photo This is a developing story The prospective new owners of the Alaska Dispatch News are warning a federal bankruptcy court judge that the state's largest newspaper and news site – ADN.com – could be dead by Sept. [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Craig Medred (NewMedia)
OPINION: ROGOFF HAS BEEN RECKLESS, AT BEST Earlier this week, the owner of the Alaska Dispatch News asked the court to allow her to borrow money to pay Premera Blue Cross some $262,557 in back due premiums for her 212 employees, whose medical bills are no longer being honored by [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
Alaska's U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski took to Twitter Wednesday night to condemn President Donald Trump's incendiary press conference where he blamed “both sides” for violence—including... The post Murkowski: “What the President said yesterday was wrong.” appeared first on The Midnight Sun. [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Midnight Sun (NewMedia)
The difficult business of trying to take a newspaper through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization will begin in Anchorage, AK today with a simple task – get the paperboys paid. A newspaper is a team made up of a lot of different players, all of whom are important to delivering the [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Craig Medred (NewMedia)
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The prize, a MatSu Valley coho salmon/ADF&G photo The rains came to Alaska's Matanuska-Susitna rivers valley over the weekend. The water in local creeks and rivers rose. And the coho salmon, notorious for sprinting from the oceans to the mountains when the weather Gods signal, finally came. Almost 2,000 rocketed through a [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Craig Medred (NewMedia)
The headquarters of the once powerful Anchorage Daily News and the continuing home of the Alaska Dispatch News press/McClatchy Company photo A day before a federal bankruptcy court judge is due to start untangling the finances of Alaska's largest news organization, a trustee for the debtors owed millions of dollars has [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: Craig Medred (NewMedia)
The initiatives would preserve key parts of the Affordable Care Act in case they're repealed. The post Pair of ballot initiatives would enshrine Obamacare and Medicaid expansion in state law appeared first on The Midnight Sun. [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: Midnight Sun (NewMedia)
BY CRAIG MEDRED CRAIGMEDRED.NEWS Bristol Bay – Alaska's highest profile salmon fishery – had a banner year, and yet everywhere in the global market Alaska salmon fisheries look to be in more and more trouble over the long-term. A $2 to $3 dollar per pound commodity in the 1980s ($4 to $6 [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
Source: MustRead Alaska (NewMedia)
Is a newspaper so vital to a community that to keep it alive the people who labored in good faith to build it should be left to shoulder the price when it collapses? This is the question a federal bankruptcy court judge will face Thursday in the first step toward trying [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
Source: Craig Medred (NewMedia)

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Authorities Investigating Incident at Alaska PrisonU.S. News & World ReportFAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Authorities are investigating an incident at a prison in one of Alaska's largest cities that a state corrections spokeswoman says resulted in minor damages to the facility. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://bit.ly ...and more [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Alaska
Topeka Capital JournalAlaska shuts down all king salmon harvest in southeast region due to 'poor ocean survival conditions'Topeka Capital JournalHugo Tapia, a worker at the Princeton Seafood Fish Restaurant & Market, holds up a frozen wild king salmon from Canada, at his market in Half Moon Bay, Calif. Alaska has [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Alaska
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A judge cleared the way Thursday for Nevada to allow more businesses to move marijuana from growers to stores in an effort to keep up with overwhelming demand since recreational pot sales began last month. [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
Alaska's Conflicted Oil FutureOilPrice.comAlaska, the final frontier, may be the next oil industry goldmine thanks to aggressive drilling, changing environmental policies, and a bullish administration. Not all Alaskans, however, are on board with the transition, and the issue is now more ...and more [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Alaska
InsideClimate NewsAs Arctic Sea Ice Disappears, 2000 Walruses Mob Remote Alaska BeachInsideClimate NewsA remote barrier island off Alaska's northwest coast has been mobbed by thousands of Pacific walruses in recent weeks in the earliest known "haul out" for the species. Their arrival is tied to shrinking Arctic sea ice and [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Alaska
Fairbanks Daily News-MinerA hike across Alaska ends with an after-dinner bearFairbanks Daily News-MinerFAIRBANKS — A few days ago, Cora the dog and I walked across a footbridge spanning a natural moat flowing through northern tundra plants. There, we reached mile 0 of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline and the finish of [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Alaska
Government TechnologyRegulatory Commission of Alaska Asks State for Broadband Coverage PlansGovernment Technology(TNS) -- State utility regulators are doing their best to live up to a legislative directive to examine broadband coverage in Alaska and providers' future plans despite not having any authority to do so. The Regulatory Commission of Alaska [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Alaska
FAIRBANKS—Alaska's two Republican U.S. senators have issued statements critical of President Donald Trump's remarks Tuesday in which he again faulted “both sides” for the events in Charlottesville, Virginia in which one person protesting against a white supremacist rally was killed. [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
Senator: Alaskans Should Vote on Tax, Oil-Wealth ProposalsU.S. News & World ReportA Republican state senator pursuing a run for governor says Alaskans should get a say on whether the state should impose an income tax or make changes to how the earnings from Alaska's oil-wealth fund are handled. Aug. 17, [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Alaska
The Latest: NTSB Questions Alaska Pilots on Warning SystemU.S. News & World ReportThe National Transportation Safety Board will conduct an investigative hearing Thursday in Anchorage, Alaska, on a commercial airplane crash that killed two pilots and a passenger near a rural village. Aug. 17, 2017, at 3:59 p.m.. MORE.and more [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Alaska

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