My Turn: Rural energy solutions an opportunity for US Arctic leadership

...development and deployment.3. Invest in R&D. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, has often made the case that, with our high energy costs, Alaska can be a testing ground and early market for U.S. innovation in the energy sector. We agree, with...
My Turn: Obama's visit to the arctic

...than 80 percent of our communities off the road system, we face some of the most basic and fundamental obstacles: high energy and food costs, extreme poverty, drug and alcohol abuse, limited access to basic goods and services like medical...
Hitchcock conquers Fat Dog ultra

...headlamp for emergencies, a space or survival blanket, a lightweight windproof jacket and a cap or bandana, and high-energy fuel and drinks. At night they must have the cup, water, two lighting sources, two survival blankets or a bivvy...
Little known 1 year after airliner shot down

...technical detail. A preliminary report from the board in September was able to say only that the plane was destroyed by "high-energy objects" that pierced it from outside.A draft version of the final report was circulated this month to representatives...
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My Turn: Smaller PFD check is a nudge in the right direction

...the rebate to help residents cope with those skyrocketing energy costs.As Alaskans were struggling with unexpectedly high energy bills, high oil prices combined with the ACES oil production tax generated record revenues for the state. Six months...
Final weekend of Juneau Jazz & Classics events

...will be a dance party with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on Saturday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall. This high-energy, nine-piece band features Scotty Morris on vocals, guitar and banjo; Kurt Sodergren on drums; Dirk Shumaker on...
Leaders raise potential of budget vote without reserve draw

...other accounts, including ones that fund state-sponsored merit scholarships for students and help rural Alaskans with high energy costs. Even then, lawmakers likely would have to come back later this year to address the deficit."The question...
California ramps up efforts to cut emissions

...said in a statement.Requirements stemming from California's landmark global warming law passed in 2006 have led to higher energy bills for residents and businesses, said Rob Lapsley, president of the California Business Roundtable and a member...
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Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival begins Friday

...for: A modern blend of gospel, soul, and R&B. "High-energy performances (that) are the living embodiment...saxophones, clarinet; and Joshua Levy, piano.Known for: High-energy swing, jazz. "Unless any of (the audience...
Lawmakers sweep $94M into rainy day fund

...45 million - was taken from a long-awaited natural gas project in Fairbanks. The Interior city struggles with high energy costs.Once the money goes into the AHCC pot, it can go toward any capital project."There certainly are some projects...
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