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Photo: Shopping for a hat

Blaine Friedel sports a rain hat he fashioned from a shopping bag as he visits Juneau with his family from northern Alberta on Tuesday.
Group: Approval of Northern Gateway pipeline not worth the risk

...Panel's recommendation. As proposed, a twin pipeline will carry more than 500,000 gallons of crude oil per day from Northern Alberta, through Northern British Columbia, to the deep-water port of Kitimat B.C. at the head of the Douglas Channel.The...
What's in Bloom: Bighead Knapweed highly invasive, C. macrocephala is well-mannered in gardens here in Southeast Alaska. However, in Washington and Alberta, Canada, it is listed as a noxious weed. This large perennial grows to almost five feet tall with bright yellow flower heads...
Frank edges Elliott on Ben Blackgoat course

...Saturday's two-mile portion of the race in 16:05, with Alberta Laktonen, 38, second in 17:05. Brian McTague, 47, won...M,13) 00:16:05.00 (10/11-13) Juneau; 2. Alberta Laktonen (F,38) 00:17:05.00 (10/35-39) Anchorage...
My Turn: Be careful what you vote for

...investment in front of Alaska is so that the oil companies can negotiate better terms for a Canadian LNG export project using Alberta's natural gas. "Look what Alaska has promised us, Canada. Can you top that, eh?"Alternatively, for only $2 billion...
Saari, Hitchcock in Midsummer Night battle

...Jordon Cottingham, 26, F, 47:29:0024. Kathryn Smith, 24, f, 47:51:0025. Kean Nuttall, 39, m, 48:00:0026. Alberta Laktonen, 38, f, 48:44:0027. Brad Greenwell, 33, m, 48:53:0028. Shannon Hasty, 44, F, 49:28:0029. Ricardo...
Elliot edges Hitchcock in Governors Cup

...M, 13, Juneau, AK, 10/11-1318. Drake Stockert, 00:23:44.00, M, 64, Mapleton, Illinois, 9/60+19. Alberta Laktonen , 00:23:47.00, F, 38, Anchorage, AK, 8/35-3920. Katherine Smith, 00:23:47.00, F, 30, Juneau...
Alaska fire near 150 homes, burns 151 sq. miles

...wildfires burning in Alaska. They are getting help from an Oregon fire crew and some water scoopers have been flown in from Alberta, Canada.The fire is burning in three directions with most of the containment lines on the north and west sides, Weston...
My Turn: SB 21: A definite maybe

...the price of crude over time and make high-cost oil more economic.That has already been happening. When the oil sands of Alberta were surveyed many years ago, the price of crude was such that recovering oil from this source was not profitable. Now it...
Big dreams for Alaska in Alberta's tar sands

...600-mile railroad from Fort McMurray, Alberta, into Alaska. About 240 miles of the...would primarily transport bitumen from Alberta's tar sands to Delta Junction, where...pipeline from Fort McMurray, ground zero for Alberta's controversial tar sands, to a port...


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