Shell prez: 'Oil will be required for long time' exploratory well this year will be safety.Shell is operating under strict Arctic rules put in place after the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Arctic offshore drilling has been scrutinized in the courts in lawsuits brought by drilling...
Becoming Alaskan: Surviving the Klondike Road Relay

...decline and began to feel better. What do you know, I might finish this leg after all.Daylight slowly began to glow in the horizon and not long after I lumbered past a sign reading: "1 kilometer to checkpoint." My legs weakened at the sight of it, nevermind...
It's showtime for Pluto; prepare to be amazed by NASA flyby

...the show.On Tuesday, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will sweep past Pluto and...frigid fringes of our solar system.New Horizons has traveled 3 billion miles over 9 1...49 a.m. EDT. That's when New Horizons is predicted to pass within 7,767 miles...
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Little Pluto bigger than scientists thought

...scientists announced Monday the New Horizons spacecraft has nailed the size of icier and less rocky interior.New Horizons' 3 billion-mile, 9 1/2-year journey...was a full-fledged planet when New Horizons rocketed away in 2006, only to become...
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Pluto up close: Spacecraft makes successful flyby

...waited anxiously Tuesday for NASA's New Horizons spacecraft to send word across 3 billion...planets over the past half-century. New Horizons arrived at the small icy world after...everyone to "stay tuned" until New Horizons contacted home.It takes 4 hours for...
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Pluto just 4 weeks, 20M miles away for spacecraft

...CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is at Pluto's doorstep...weeks from Tuesday - on July 14 - New Horizons will make its closest approach to Pluto...full-fledged planet.As of Tuesday, New Horizons was just over 20 million miles from Pluto...
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Q&A with Bill Bennett

...because of the plan they have, and the situation they're dealing with, the type of rock and so forth, and there is a long horizon, then their bond is huge, and at some point, it makes the project uneconomic. As Tania indicated, there is an ongoing...
Giant crane from China docks in Kodiak

...investment to improve its Alaska operations, said Matson consultant Marion Davis. In May, Matson closed on its acquisition of Horizon Lines, Inc., taking over all of its non-Hawaii business for $469 million.It will be taken off the ship over the weekend...
Drilling OK comes just before Obama's visit

...visit Alaska later this month, says he is mindful of the dangers of offshore drilling, particularly given the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill."When it can be done safely and appropriately, U.S. production of oil and natural gas is important," he...
My Turn: Time flowing across the landscape

...The Alan Parsons Project" got it right. Like a river, time flows endlessly forward. We can't know what's beyond the horizon, or even if there is one, because time is a mystery that can't be solved by the human constructs we use to measure it...


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