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My Turn: Preserve the Permanent Fund amid cuts

...is a primary revenue source, given the unfortunate decline in the amount of oil being pumped through the Trans-Alaska Pipeline in conjunction with unforeseen plummeting oil prices. Events on the global stage make it as likely as not that oil...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-30/my-turn-preserve-permanent-fund-amid-
Opinion
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...program promised them a cut of this new oil money, too.By the end of the 1970s oil was flooding through the trans-Alaska Pipeline System and revenue was piling up. Municipalities clamored for a larger share.Lawmakers came up with a two-pronged...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/alaska-legislature-makes-cuts-ripples-w
State | AK legislature
Juneau photographer Ben Huff opens show at Museum of the North

...technically Alaska Route 11 or the James W. Dalton Highway, was built in 1974 as a supply route for the trans-Alaska pipeline and the Prudhoe Bay oil fields. It starts in Livengood, about 80 miles north of Fairbanks, and runs 414 miles to...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-18-8
Art
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...2030. In the worst case scenario, if oil prices were to fall below $75 a barrel, the oil flow through the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) might decline to a level of non-operational capacity. EIA also estimates that the offshore Arctic...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-04/my-turn
Opinion
Murkowski pushes back on federal government in speech

...before state lawmakers to push back against a federal government that she says seems to want to starve the trans-Alaska pipeline system of new oil.Murkowski says she's never been a good alarmist. But she says it's become harder for her...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/murkowski-pushes-back-federal-governmen
State
Hoffbeck talks gas line during confirmation hearing

...said.The hearing also touched on a range of topics, including the long-running valuation fights over the trans-Alaska pipeline system and the state's revenue outlook. Alaska faces projected multibillion-dollar budget deficits this year...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/hoffbeck-talks-gas-line-during-confirma
State | AK legislature
Murkowski pushes back on federal government

...that she says seems to want to starve the trans-Alaska pipeline system of new oil.Murkowski, chair of the Senate...revenues to fund state government, and the trans-Alaska pipeline is its economic lifeline. Alaska changed its oil...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/murkowski-pushes-back-federal-governmen
State | AK legislature
Walter Francis Baldwin

...fishermen co-ops in Western Alaska villages. In 1975, Walter took a job as a Carpenter at Pump Station 5 of the Alaska Pipeline. Walter was a professional seal hunter and fisherman. He would hunt deer and seal in southeast Alaska to provide...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173915197
Michael Arnold Angelo

...Alaska Fairbanks in inorganic and physical chemistry and fell in love with the Alaskan lifestyle. He helped build the Alaska pipeline at the time of its creation. He lived in Fairbanks for over a decade before meeting his wife and moving to Juneau...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173926627
My Turn: Fix the budget, but not at the expense of long-term prosperity

...largest untapped reserves of natural gas. Much like oil has sustained our state since the creation of the trans-Alaska Pipeline System, those gas reserves are the key to our future. Unlike the failed tries of the past, historic steps have...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-25/my-turn-fix-budget-not-expense-long-t
Opinion

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