Walker uses veto ax on oil tax credits

...billion, becoming one of the state's largest expenditures. Alaska needs to look for ways to provide incentives that don't drain its resources, he said.The state is running deficits, a situation exacerbated by low oil prices, and is using money from...
Juneau's Hidden History: East Glacier Trail

...remains of a small cabin, a large boiler, and other bits and pieces of old metal. There is also a silt shaft and tunnel used to drain the built-up silt from behind the dam. After exploring the area, taking lots of pictures and enjoying a nice lunch, we...
JSD: We can't afford only one high school have only one high school.There's concern that keeping two undercapacity comprehensive high schools is an unnecessary drain on the district's budget, especially when oil prices aren't expected to bounce back and refill Alaska's coffers with...
Gov. Walker seeks input to balance state budget

...situation will continue. Oil revenues are sharply down, and multi-billion-dollar budget deficits are projected that will drain state cash reserves by 2019, leaving only the Permanent Fund and its earnings.By 2025, if the stars align, Alaska could...
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Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...toward refineries further down the chain of production.The oil spilled into a culvert running under a highway and into a storm drain that emptied into the ocean.The spill was not expected to affect gas prices, even though the pipeline was out of operation...
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State authorized to export LNG to non-free-trade countries

...the Alaska LNG Project's pipeline will also deliver gas to Alaskan communities, the export it enables is not expected to drain the domestic market.The term of the permit is also unusual: 30 years rather than the normal 20, a request that Persily said...
Dirt Girl: No space is too small for gardening

...two inches are moist, your plants are okay. Another rule is that it's better to thoroughly soak your container and let it drain out. If you don't notice any water coming out the bottom, it might be that your drainage holes are blocked or you'll have...
Top-ranked Kentucky survives Vanderbilt 65-57

...With Kentucky's slim lead threatened by a Vanderbilt squad that wouldn't go away, Aaron Harrison coolly stepped up to drain the clutch 3-pointer that has become a familiar sight for the top-ranked Wildcats.Twin brother Andrew Harrison provided...
Glacial lake drain leaves Mendenhall River area soggy

An unusual glacial lake drain left residents along the Mendenhall River a little nervous about just...could locate the source of the water flow and how much was left to drain."It looked like the basin underneath Suicide Falls there has got...
Alaska Science Forum: Joke's on Alaskans when it comes to climate change

...channels within the snow column. "It makes an icicle-like drain pipe within the snow," Sturm said.He has seen the rain conduits...section. "The water is only going down a limited number of drain pipes," he said.Extreme rain events can destroy a meager...


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