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.
Fairbanks state Representative David Guttenberg has a plan for improving internet service in rural areas of the state. A bill Guttenberg is sponsoring would create a state corporation to contract with service providers to build infrastructure that’s too costly for individual companies…
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.
After Preliminary tests, AP&T believes it can save money by using a blend of diesel and liquefied natural gas for fuel to produce electricity. AP&T officials hope to try the approach in the future. They say it won’t be feasible until the price of diesel rises and the cost to transport LNG goes down.