Alaska

Divided council ends port RFP process

With a split vote, the Ketchikan City Council opted to continue to manage its cruise ship docks rather than contract to an outside company at its Wednesday special meeting. Since May 2019 the city has been exploring a potential private-public partnership to develop the Port of Ketchikan and uplands. The council had three options on the table – to contract ...

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AMERICAS: PORT OF SEATTLE CANCELS RFPS FOR NEW CRUISE TERMINAL PARTNER

In April, the Port of Seattle suspended its planning for a new cruise terminal to serve the Alaska market and now, following market analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is cancelling its request for industry proposals (RFP) for a joint investment to build and operate a new cruise terminal at Terminal 46. Prior to the pandemic, the Port ...

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City to Request Info On Developing Harbor Pt.

MOVEMENT – A group of about 150 Sitkans stands near the entrance of Harrigan Centennial Hall Tuesday to show support for an Assembly resolution to move a brass statue of Russian American Company Chief Manager Alexander Baranof from its location outside the municipal building to inside the city museum. The Assembly passed the resolution. The Assembly voted Tuesday night to ...

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Assembly rejects bids for haulout project

A plan to build a 300-ton travelift stalled at the Sitka Assembly table this week. (Pictured: Wrangell’s Ascom boat lift hauls the 98-foot fish-packer St. Jude out of the water May 24, 2014. (Delton Claggett /KSTK) A plan to build a privately owned marine haulout by next fishing season stalled at the Sitka Assembly table this week (6-30-20). How the ...

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Sitka’s private shipyard proposal rides on public funding

Size Matters: Since Sitka first began to investigate building a shipyard at its industrial park, there’s been no consensus on the capacity of the equipment. Pictured is a 300-ton Marine Travelift, which some say is too large for the majority of Sitka’s vessels. A plan for a new marine haul out and boatyard at Sitka’s industrial park is headed to ...

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Social Marketing RFP Issued By State of Alaska

The Alaska Division of Public Assistance requires a contractor to provide social marketing campaign services to support increased consumption of fruits and vegetables in SNAP eligible populations. This campaign must maximize reach to both rural and urban target audiences, in order to positively change knowledge, attitudes, intentions, and health behaviors. Background:Scope of Work:Due Date:Address: Background: The Alaska Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ...

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Northern Dynasty proposes Pebble energy sharing plan

Pebble project in Alaska. Northern Dynasty Minerals (TSX: NDM) has taken further steps in the Pebble project planning by announcing a low-cost energy sharing program in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska. On Thursday, the company’s US-based subsidiary Pebble Partnership sent a request for proposal (RFP) process to advance planning for its plans to share power with interested located communities. The RFP ...

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Request for Proposal (RFP) for Repair and Reconstruction of Roads

The City of Thorne Bay is requesting proposals for purchasing Road Repair & Reconstruction Services specific to removal of hazards within specified roads in the City Limits. Proposals will be received by the City of Thorne Bay, hereinafter called “City.” Proposals will be received until 4:00 P.M. Alaska Time Monday, June 22, 2020, at City of Thorne Bay City Office, located at 110 ...

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Army Seeking Second Source Supplier For Small Caliber Ammo

Army Spc. Dillon Weitzel waits for the order to fire on a .50-caliber machine gun range at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 26, 2016. Air Force The Army is seeking a second source supplier for small caliber ammunition with the release of a draft request for proposals (RFP) to find industry partners for 5.56mm, 7.62mm and .50 caliber ammo. In ...

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Whitehorse community association says Alaska Highway tender makes ‘mockery’ of assessment process

Yukon Highways says tender issued to make most of short construction season, revisions still possible Shaunagh Stikeman with the Hillcrest Community Association stands next to a section of the Alaska Highway that will be widened as part of Yukon highway’s planned redesign. (Submitted by Shaunagh Stikeman) The Hillcrest Community Association in Whitehorse is not happy that Yukon Highways and Public Works ...

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