My Turn: Blaming oil tax for deficit is wrong

...result of low oil prices, low oil production and overspending - not oil tax reform.A group of Native leaders, unions, businessmen and thousands of Alaskans who care deeply about Alaska's long-term economic future led a three-year campaign to reform...
Sitka Community Hospital board selects interim CEO

SITKA - The board of the troubled Sitka Community Hospital has selected a local businessman as the facility's interim CEO following the abrupt departure of his predecessor.Rob Allen was selected at a special meeting...
Empire Editorial: Restoring history requires many small steps

In 1899, a group of Seattle businessmen wanted a centerpiece for Pioneer Square. They took a steamship...In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, tourists and businessmen treated Alaska Native culture as another resource to be extracted...
Former Alaska oil industry official ends probation

ANCHORAGE - A former Alaska oil industry businessman has completed his federal probation in a corruption case.Alaska Dispatch News reported Bill Allen's three years of supervised...
My Turn: 'Big Money' is the winner the recent midterm election. There was a wealthy, fat businessman sitting with a top hat on his head, a cigar stuffed in his...120 per vote.So why does it matter how much money the businessman at the arcade game spends? Consider this - 94 percent of...
AIDEA approves commercial loan for Wasilla theme park

...million theme park in Wasilla.The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority will lend $5.4 million to Oregon businessman John Schweiger for a project he's calling Valley Family Fun Center, KTUU-TV reported.The 58,333-square-foot...
Is pro hockey headed to Vegas? things in the proper fashion. We're not pushy, we're not demanding."So far, the 70-year-old millionaire businessman has received permission to run a season-ticket drive and isn't pressing for anything more.The league and its owners...
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Fairbanks' 108-year-old Masonic Temple needs help

...abandoned project. Original floors and ceilings contrast newly painted walls that still sport blue painters tape.Local businessman Harold Groetsema, who owns adjacent Big Daddy's barbeque restaurant, purchased the structure around 2006. Groetsema...
Rotary Club of Juneau presents annual Vocational Service Awards

...partnerships, which the DIG exemplifies.Its founder, businessman Bruce Denton, is concerned about downtown Juneau's slow...something positive, he commissioned a film through fellow businessman and local artist Pat Race to galvanize the community into...
UAB shutting down football program

...year under Clark to more than 20,000 fans per game. University of Alabama System Trustee John D. Johns, a Birmingham businessman, said Watts made a tough decision in a methodical, objective manner."It's really a rough, tough situation any way...


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