Analysis: Offshore drilling could tap large supplies

NEW YORK - Opening more of America's coastlines to oil and natural gas drilling won't cut energy prices...give the petroleum industry access to the southern Atlantic coastline, the eastern Gulf of Mexico and more of Alaska's coast...
Empire Editorial: Harvest season is upon us

...powerful hind to propel them surface-side to dine, using their belly as a plate. Motor through inlets, bays and along coastlines these days and one is likely to see large rafts of these creatures. That wasn't always the case. After being hunted to...
Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...about 80 percent of Alaska's coastline is mapped including Southeast...light."They want the entire coastline from the lowest of the low...better inventory of all the coastlines in Cook Inlet," she said...updating the information as the coastline changes, although the mapping...
Off the Beaten Path: Home in the wilderness

...towns, villages and cities that dot the coastline. The more I read and listen to other...the forest - evidence of logging - the coastline seemed, from my distant perspective...almost every nook and cranny along the coastline was someone's home. I'd heard other...
Plan addresses workforce needs of Alaska's maritime industry

...state in the nation, it's easy to lose sight of an important fact - Alaska is a maritime state.We have more miles of coastline than all other U.S. coastal states combined. Alaska's Arctic coast makes the U.S. an Arctic nation. We share international...
My Turn: A wake-up call in Alaska's waters

...productive fisheries are critical to America's global balance of trade. Alaska's coastline, which is 50 percent greater than all of the rest of our nation's coastline combined, produces about half of the total U.S. commercial catch. Like any...
GOP candidates square off for last time

...Miller what he would do about the 60 ocean vessels carrying oil and gas that transited the Bering Straits last year along a coastline that is completely unprotected from oil spills.Miller sidestepped, using the question to drum his basic themes. "The...
Ester photographer wins international competition

...William Blake's famous poem "The Tyger" appears in the world today. Yates won first place for his photograph "Counting Coastlines" out of 99 entries, with the other two finalists coming from Northern Ireland and Israel. The Blake Society seeks to honour...
Judges say Arctic offshore lease sale was flawed

...adequate assessment is completed on drilling's possible effects on polar bears, walrus, ice seals, endangered whales and coastlines used by Alaska Native subsistence hunters."President Obama now has the chance to do right by the Arctic and the planet...
State | AK legislature
Legislative News in Brief

...Alaskans is protected." Alaska delegation support bill encouraging coastline developmentA bill that would encourage investment and development on the United States' coastlines was introduced Tuesday by Alaska's congressional delegation. Senators...


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