Alaska Blood Bank CEO Bob Scanlon, left, and Board Chair Ryan York talk to reporters on Friday.

Blood Bank denies it put public at risk to boost finances

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The Blood Bank of Alaska claims that whistle-blower allegations that the organization put profit ahead of public health are inaccurate. At a press conference, the organization released a 23-page report that blood bank officials said supported its claims. The report was prepared by three blood bank board members and includes findings from three independent audits.
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The new Chert app consolidates characters from all 20 Alaska Native languages on an iPhone keyboard. (Image: Zachariah Hughes, Alaska Public Media – Anchorage)

Kotzebue brothers make first app for all 20 Alaska Native languages

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For the first time ever, you can find all the characters for the 20 recognized Alaska Native languages in one place: a keyboard, downloaded right onto your iPhone. An app called Chert pulls in all the characters you need to spell out words in Yupik, Iñupiaq, Tlingit and more.
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The Delta Wind Farm can produce up to 2 megawatt with its two 900-kilowatt and one 100-kilowatt wind generators.
(Photo by Alaska 
Environmental Power)

Wind farm developer asks court to overturn state agency’s approval of GVEA tariff

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Delta Wind Farm President and CEO Mike Craft is taking the Regulatory Commission of Alaska to court. Craft is asking a judge to overturn the commission’s approval of a Golden Valley Electric Association tariff filed last summer, claiming the tariff violates new state regulations intended to help renewable-energy projects like his access the grid.
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