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Alaska Editorial: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects a shorter commute to the Matanuska-Susitna Valley a more pressing need than, say, doing something about high energy prices in the Interior and rural communities? Natural gas line projects could provide a big payoff both in revenue, jobs...
My Turn: SB21 is risky business the companies to produce North Slope oil.SB21 is not robust enough to effectively handle large variations in energy prices without exposing Alaska to tremendous risk. It is fiscal conservatives that should be objecting to SB21. No business...
My Turn: Putting partisan poltics aside

...challenge. The challenge before us is the economy, declining oil throughput, unprecedented deficit spending, exorbitant energy prices and the health, safety and wellbeing of our people. At stake is our children's future.We are in a crisis.When...
Hundreds protest high energy prices at Fairbanks rally

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks area residents are sick of out-of-control energy prices and they're expressing their views with signs and loud voices. About 800 people held a rally Thursday evening, calling for...
Chenault updates Chamber about session so far

...and the struggle to bring down energy prices for all Alaskans during his appearance...payments.To combat oppressive energy prices, Chenault recommended investments...somewhere," Chenault said.Energy prices also affect education, he said...
Cap and trade bill hurts businesses

...businesses sputtering. Government proposals to raise energy prices will have a significant impact on small businesses...again we are staring down a dramatic situation in which energy prices will increase as a result of government policy. Small...
Alaska needs proposed dam on the Susitna

...hydro-electric project through the FERC permitting process. In a world of never ending increases in carbon-based energy prices, Watana would represent a permanent fund of energy cost savings for Alaskans for decades to come. Continuing what...
Energy alternatives seek state funding

In the last year, rising energy prices have placed finding alternative energy sources for struggling...alternative energy projects during the regular session, but when energy prices continued to climb during the summer it added another $50 million...
My turn: Palin's subsidy plans suppress conservation

...distributed as an Alaska Permanent Fund dividend. There is no doubt that Alaska households are suffering from high energy prices, and that those same high prices are enriching the state government beyond any conceivable need for services or savings...
Gasline legislation becomes law today

...natural gas pipeline."Fairbanks is the center of the state, and also one of the hardest-hit when it comes to energy prices," Parnell told the Empire when asked why he planned to sign the bill there. "They know firsthand what a gasline...


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