Tag: Building

Alaskans discuss some of the state’s biggest boondoggles | Alaska Insight

Alaskans have dreamed and schemed some big tourism and economic ideas for the 49th state through the decades. Everything from a giant styrofoam igloo lodge, to a city under a dome and a freshwater pipeline to California.

What’s up with that igloo by Denali and also the tallest building in Fairbanks?

https://youtu.be/AyXEiQecad8 A giant, artificial igloo marks the halfway point between Fairbanks and Anchorage along the Parks Highway. It was supposed to be a roadside hotel,...

Cyrano’s Theatre Company has a new home

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KSKA: Friday, June 23 at 2:45pm Twenty-five years ago, Jerry and Sandy Harper founded Cyrano's Theatre Company located at the corner of 4th Avenue and D Street in downtown Anchorage. This summer, the Board of Directors announced that the company will be moving to the former Out North Contemporary Art House located on Debarr Street midway between midtown and east Anchorage. This week on Stage Talk, Cyrano's Producing Artistic Director Teresa Pond and Board Member Jay Burns drop by to tell us about all the new and exciting opportunities this will bring to the company as well as a few fond memories of the old space. LISTEN HERE

Bethel Community Health Service Building Shut Down Due To Power Surge

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The region’s largest employer, the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation has been hit hard by the cold. It’s Community Health Services building was shut down Tuesday because of a power surge over the weekend.

Biomass Heat Catches on in Southeast

More and more Southeast government buildings and businesses are turning to woody biomass for heat. Some experts say the region is close to having enough demand to justify building a pellet mill. But it won’t be easy.

Developer Plans to Renovate Polaris Building in Fairbanks

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An Anchorage developer, with plans to refurbish the derelict Polaris building in downtown Fairbanks, is seeking additional concessions from the city.

Life Sciences Building Transforms Look of UAF’s West Ridge

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The University of Alaska Fairbanks west ridge is taking on a new look, as construction of the new Life Sciences building progresses.