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Hazy forecast for Alaska’s economy

Hazy forecast for Alaska’s economy

Alaska’s economy weathered the Great Recession better than most states, and should hold steady for the foreseeable future. But depending on who you ask, there could be gloom on the horizon.

Alaska’s State of the State

Alaska’s State of the State

On Wednesday, January 16, Governor Sean Parnell will deliver the annual state of the state address.

NOAA in Hawaii, Alaska to monitor winter weather

NOAA in Hawaii, Alaska to monitor winter weather

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is sending an airplane to Hawaii and Alaska to collect winter storm data for North America.

Report offers sobering assessment on spending

The Legislative Finance Division has released a sobering report on Alaska’s budget situation.

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Support 360 North

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The Alaska Governor’s House DVD

The Alaska Governor’s House DVD

-  Contribute to 360 North  -  You can support programming that you enjoy and receive a copy of  The Alaska Governor’s House: A House We Called Home for your personal library.  All 360 North contributors through the end of January will receive a complimentary copy of this Alaska history documentary as a gift of thanks from us.  All current and new members are eligible.
About the program:  Six of Alaska’s First Ladies since statehood met in Juneau during the summer of 2005 to share their memories about the Alaska Governor’s house, a house they all once called home. See the ballroom, used to host USO dances during World War II, two Chippendale chairs that are the oldest pieces of furniture in the house, an original Territorial Seal that had been painted over and not revealed until the major 1986 renovation, and the infrequently seen First Family’s private living area.

Alaska Statehood Pioneers: In Their Own Words

Alaska Statehood Pioneers: In Their Own Words

Learn about the early days of a young state. Hear the stories of people who worked toward Alaska statehood and participated in the Alaska constitutional convention

Wilson: Endow road, ferry, airport, harbor projects

Wilson: Endow road, ferry, airport, harbor projects

Southeast Rep. Peggy Wilson will try to change the way transportation projects are funded this session. The Wrangell Republican also wants to come up with a system to improve rural hospitals.

Congress passes superstorm Sandy relief bill

On Friday, Congress passed the first of two relief bills for Superstorm Sandy. Money for Alaska was not in it.

Quake wakes SE residents, tsunami warning issued for outer coast

Quake wakes SE residents, tsunami warning issued for outer coast

Warning cancelled just before 2 a.m. after 7.5 magnitude quake. No significant waves were reported.