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Letter to the Editor: Bad assumptions make bad decisions on timber

...transition to a young-growth timber economy.Like most government imposed economic programs, this one won't work; bad assumptions lead to bad decisions. The undersecretary states that a transition to young growth will create a more diverse economy and...
My Turn: How to spend money to save money

...tank, said this about Alaska's direction: "Right now, the state is on a path it can't sustain. ... Reasonable assumptions ... suggest we do not have enough cash in reserves to avoid a severe fiscal crunch soon after 2023, and with that fiscal...
State amplifies response to KSM mine

...bonding for long-term care and maintenance activities; the possible reliance on unproven selenium treatment technologies; assumptions used to model or analyze potential impacts; undeveloped contingency plans; cumulative impacts; and dam safety."The...
Parnell signs resolution opposing Beringia park

...airport at Cold Bay.The National Park Service in February sent a letter noting what it called factual errors and mistaken assumptions in Giessel's resolution. The agency disputed that Alaska and the U.S. Congress were not given the chance to comment...
The history of oil wealth

...Alaska Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research, "Comparing Alaska's Oil Production Taxes: Incentives and Assumptions" by Matthew Berman.MAPA was presented to Alaskans as an answer for declining drilling and exploration, though Berman...
Attempt something scary every day explore faith and church from a different perspective. This will hopefully allow us all to examine our blind spots and assumptions. We're all stepping out of comfort zones.Shepherd of the Valley received a grant of $50,000 to enable me to participate...
My Turn: Economic research shows Alaska is better off under new oil tax

...can be traced to lower price and production assumptions - as well as higher cost assumptions - in the forecast, and the effects of those...higher revenues under a reasonable range of assumptions about oil prices and production costs. New...
Playing TAPS

...uses 2047 because the date, and the assumptions behind it, link to Superior Court decisions...affirmed by the Supreme Court.The key assumptions in the court decisions to date is that...departments.The state's estimates rely on assumptions of reserves that can be produced that...
FASD: An invisible disorder

...where he scored in the 90s. So, while parts of his brain were underdeveloped, other parts functioned above average. Early assumptions regarding his abilities, therefore, resulted in Morgan not receiving the critical and needed academic support and accommodations...
Union opposes Legislature taking up minimum wage

...shouldn't be assumed to do the same thing as the group in the early 2000s."I don't think it's appropriate to make assumptions that because of what took place 10 years ago that everything is going to be the same," Pruitt said. He added that there...
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