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North Pole’s City Council advanced an ordinance Monday to boost the city’s property tax by about 67 percent in the coming year. The council also unanimously adopted an ordinance also would boost fees the city charges for ambulance transports.

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The Interior Gas Utility’s general manager and board chairman held the first of two sessions Tuesday intended to help the public understand the IGU’s $59.5 million proposal to buy Pentex Alaska LNG Co., the parent company of Fairbanks Natural Gas and its LNG-processing and storage facilities in Southcentral. The IGU board is scheduled to vote on the deal on Dec. 5.


11-21-17 9:30 AM newscast

11-20-17 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

Nov 21, 2017

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Dan Bross / KUAC

Technology that removes fine particulates from wood and coal stove smoke is being readied for testing in North Pole. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, its part of a citizen science project.

11-20-17 9:30 AM newscast

11-17-17 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

Nov 21, 2017

11-17-17 5:45 PM newscast

Tim Ellis/KUAC

About 70 people turned out Thursday night for a meeting in Fairbanks to talk about the proposed Ambler Road project. That’s the 211-mile two-lane gravel roadway the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority is proposing to build from the Dalton Highway to a mineral-rich site near the village of Ambler, in the northwest corner of the state. Backers of the project say it’ll create jobs and other economic benefits for the region and the state. Opponents say it’s a fiscal boondoggle that’ll bring pollution, disrupt habitat and harm subsistence hunting and fishing.


11-17-17 9:30 AM newscast

11-16-17 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

Nov 17, 2017

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