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The future of the Port of Alaska

(Photo courtesy the Port of Alaska)

Two billion dollars. That’s the cost estimate to repair the port of Alaska. The port, on Cook Inlet’s shore, is near downtown Anchorage but supplies fuel, construction materials, groceries and other goods to most of the state. Why the big price tag and how will it be paid for? Higher tariffs could mean higher prices for consumers. We’ll discuss the future of the port on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori Townsend
GUESTS:

  • Steve Ribuffo, Director of Port of Alaska
  • Bill Falsey, Anchorage Municipality Manager

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Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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