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Fairbanks Daily News Miner (Newspaper) - August 14, 2015, Fairbanks, AlaskaOne Dollar Friday August 14,2015 daily news inner the voice of Interior Alaska since 1903 inside today authorities looking for Man who harassed bears while wearing a Bear costume.�a2 _ the weather. No rain today a probably. Highs in the 60s with lows in the 40s. High today.65 Low tonight.49 Sunrise 5 33 . Sunset 10 14 . Weather a a9 Public gets inside look at Gas bidding by Weston Morrow Vimo Grovv Ltd news Miner. A m members of the Public were Given the rare Opportunity to see inside the bidding process of Energy companies As the Golden Valley electric association invited residents to attend an open meeting on the topic thursday. The electric Utility which serves much of Interior Alaska hosted a symposium offering competing companies the Chance to present their bids directly to the Public and members of the Gaea Board of directors. Roughly a dozen companies responded to a request for proposals from Gaea looking for cheaper fuel alternatives for its Interior customers. About one third of the companies that submitted bids sent representatives to present at the symposium thursday. Petro Star inc., spectrum Long Wes Pac Midstream and Cook Inlet Energy each spent 15 minutes pitching their services to the auditorium. Hil corp had planned to present As Well but alerted Gaea last week it would not he Able to attend due to recent changes. Last week Alaska attorney general Craig Richards blocked the Sale of a Point Mackenzie liquefied natural Gas facility to Hil corp. About 100 people packed into the Murie auditorium on the University of Alaska Fairbanks Campus thursday evening to hear the presentations and take advantage of the Chance to ask questions directly to the company representatives. Gas a a3 inside ammo store new warehouse style retailer to open in Fairbanks this fall. Outdoors Page b1 football is Back patriots preparing for two games in six Days. Sports Page d1 a a a ice dogs hockey team looking for Host families for this season. Sports Page d3 sourdough Jack Quot i Don t like magicians a i think they keep Fer Gettin their quarters in my ears Quot classified�cl-10 Dovon to Drill new Nenana Basin Well Stafy report news room it news in Doyon limited announced plans to Drill a third Well in the Nenana Basin m summer 2016. The Wells Are a continuation of Oil and Gas exploration that began in 2005, Doyon president and ceo Aaron Schutt said in thursdays announcement. The new Well will be called Tough Othele no. 1. It follows Doyon a Success by Ricardo Alonso Zaldivar associated press Washington a nearly a million people signed up for health insurance under president Barack Obama a Law even after the official enrolment season ended helping push the share of uninsured americans below 10 percent and underscoring How hard it could be for republicans to dismantle the program. The health and human services department said thursday that �h3.934 new t customers have j comics a8 dear at by a a7 Ful 3-d seismic program in 2014. Which identified several potential Drill Sites in the 32,000-acre area about 50 Miles w est of Fairbanks. A we Are very excited to begin the next phase of our exploration program a Schutt said in the news release. A building on promising results from each of our earlier programs Vve have substantially reduced exploration risks to a Point that Vve estimate the Chance of Success for a devel Pable Gas signed up since enrolment ended on feb. 22, benefiting from a special enrolment periods keyed to life changes and other circumstances. It s a flexible feature also common to the coverage people get through work. Sign up opportunities for those experiencing changes such As having a baby or losing a Job that came with health insurance Are available year round through and its state run counterparts. The steadily growing number of americans with coverage under the five year old Law could make i Faith a b3 i markets d4 find is 1 in 2, and 1 in 5 for Oil. An Oil or Gas discovery would be great news for our companies shareholders residents of Interior Alaska and the the Tough Othele no. 1 Well will be about 7 Miles West of Nenana and 2 Miles North of the existing tot Haket Road which Doyon built to support earlier Drill efforts. Well a3 it More difficult for republicans to repeal a Obama care even if they win the White House and keep control of Congress in next years elections. Several of the gop presidential candidates have insisted they would scrap the Law but they w Ould face die Prospect of stripping millions of their insurance. Republican lawmakers also talk of replacing the affordable care act but the gop has yet to rally behind an alternative. Health a a9 obituaries As opinion�a6 Obama to visit Arctic next month by Josh Lederman Assi it late d a a kiss Chumar mass. A president Barack Obama says he 11 use his upcoming trip to the Arctic Region to press world leaders to do More to fight climate change. Obama plans to travel to Alaska in late August. Hell speak to a global Arctic leadership Summit in Anchorage and also travel North to the Arctic. The White House says its the first visit he a sitting president to the alaskan Arctic. Obama says in a video posted to social Media that he a going because alaskans Are on the front lines of climate change. He a pointing to melting glaciers and permafrost and says entire villages and w ays of life Are threatened. Obama a visit comes As he w works to build support for controversial Steps he a taking to slow global warming including unprecedented pollution limits on Power plants. Health Law sign ups drop uninsured rate Check out the a Matins conious Stirling Ingia and component renewable Energy fair Energy Independence for ail great speakers include Sweden a Stefan Larsson Maston Strilec inventor of Giniotis and chairman of Ines Olbrei workshops seminars free lunch Mth kid s activities Fth for the whole family Cau Kayla 488-1505 for Vendor or sponsorship opportunities t a it a we 1 sunday August 16 10am to 6pm see website for All the detailschenah0tsprin3s.com/ cncrsyfair$015 he crowd watches As Nate Eisner 8, looks in Steve a the pretty Good Hamiltons empty hands after performing a magic trick at the Anana Valley state fair on thursday. Steve the pretty Good w ill be performing his magic show again this afternoon skin Cornel seen news Miner pretty Good magic

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