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Double lung transplant patient granted wish of Alaskan fishing trip

November 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Jordan Peterson was momentarily silent as he stood Tuesday in the fishing department of the Scheels sporting goods store.
The 11-year-old, who received a double lung transplant in June, was quietly and quickly trying to comprehend why the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Double lung transplant patient granted wish of Alaskan fishing trip

November 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Jordan Peterson was momentarily silent as he stood Tuesday in the fishing department of the Scheels sporting goods store.
The 11-year-old, who received a double lung transplant in June, was quietly and quickly trying to comprehend why the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Alaska fracking rules would boost public notice, disclosure

September 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

ANCHORAGE New regulations to oversee hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells in Alaska could be issued later this year by state regulators, officials said at a public hearing on Monday. Continue Reading

Alaska town roots for feline mayor attacked by dog

September 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska The honorary mayor of a tiny Alaska town is noticeably absent this week, when he should be hanging out at the general store or sipping his water-catnip concoctions from a wine glass at the pub next door. Continue Reading

Alaska set for vote on oil-tax cut after lobby group submits petition

July 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Critics of an oil-industry tax cut handed a petition with 50,000 signatures to Alaska state officials on Saturday, more than enough to force a referendum that would overturn a new oil tax law. Continue Reading

Tesoro to pay $1.1 million penalty

May 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KENAI, Alaska Tesoro has agreed to pay a $1.1 million penalty to resolve violations of federal air pollution laws. Continue Reading

NIT finds a home: Alaska training company sets up shop in Dickinson

April 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Many companies in and out of the oil field want safety to be their top priority, and it’s companies like Northern Industrial Training that make those goals possible. Continue Reading

Alaska man dies after rolling pickup off Highway 85

April 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A 27-year-old man from Anchorage, Alaska, is dead after losing control of his pickup, driving off Highway 85 and rolling the vehicle multiple times on at about 9:20 p.m. Sunday. Continue Reading

Duluth man dropped in Alaskan bush for 1st caribou hunt

March 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DULUTH, Minn. The first hint of gray had seeped into the Alaskan landscape on a September morning last year when Mike Schrage left his tent. He was alone on the land.
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ND native finishes Iditarod in 31st place

March 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota native Kelly Maixner has finished the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska in 31st place. Continue Reading