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My Turn: SB21 myths are 'baloney marinated in oil'

...out for decades. Current declining throughput was designed, engineered and intended decades ago and long before ACES. Under ELF (Economic Limitation Factor), the tax system before ACES, 15 of 19 producing fields paid zero or next to zero percent production...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-14/my-turn-sb21-myths-are-baloney-marina
Opinion
My Turn: SB21 is risky business

...the expenses of oil companies because they did not make a profit. Even under the previous tax system Economic Limit Factor (ELF) with zero tax on many fields, we did not have to pay the companies to produce North Slope oil.SB21 is not robust enough...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-13/my-turn-sb21-risky-business
Opinion
Santa Claus is coming to town

That jolly old elf, Santa Claus, visited Juneau Friday, helping fire fighters hand out candy to Juneau boys and girls from near the Mount Roberts...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-12-16/santa-claus-coming-town
Neighbors
Elfin source: Santa to make two stops in Juneau, with help from CCFR

...this year before Christmas morning, according to one chatty elf.Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Rich Etheridge confirmed...back loop road, stopping at the All Season subdivision.The elf source made sure to pass on one specific jolly message from Father...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-12-09/elfin-source-santa-make-two-stops-junea
Local
Aircraft deployments force fewer visits for Guard's Operation Santa Claus

...certain locations where Santa Claus needs some help. They don't lend themselves to just eight tiny reindeer and a jolly old elf.And so Santa, as he has done for more than 50 years, calls on the Alaska Air and Army National Guard.Operation Santa Claus...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-11-22/aircraft-deployments-force-fewer-visits
State
The history of oil wealth

...first production tax was enacted in 1977. ELF was named after its characteristic Economic Limit Factor. The ELF was a figure from 0 to 1 in the equation...continues by operating at a loss.Discussing ELF in 2005 at a presentation organized by Commonwealth...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/history-oil-wealth
State
ELF-repeal initiative deserves support

Our initiative to repeal the ELF (economic limit factor) tax breaks for the big North Slope oil producers was approved last week. Alaskans now have their first...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032705/let_20050327022.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: SB21 enables exploitation of Alaska's resources

...determination was made under the previous tax system known as ELF and continues.Under ELF, the tax rate on the nation's second largest oil...tax. The North Slope remained in harvest mode under ELF; no throughput increases occurred, even with essentially...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-19/my-turn-sb21-enables-exploitation-ala
Opinion | AK legislature
'SantaLand Diaries': A holiday in tights

...story is a true account of Sedaris' experience as a holiday elf at the New York City department store Macy's. Clad in a yellow...Legend." That was in high school. Brown has never worked as a elf at Macy's either, though he has worked as a clerk at a comic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112504/thi_20041125031.shtml
This WeeK
Meet the birds of the Alaska Raptor Center

...mice. Despite their size, they're very successful at it, Penven said, killing up to six in a row and caching them for later.The saw-whet owl is the third smallest species of owl in Alaska. The elf and the pygmy owl are both smaller.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-11-15/meet-birds-alaska-raptor-center
Outdoors

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