During the 1984 campaign, President Reagan's team ran a 60-second ad that has become an all-time classic. Titled "Morning in America," the spot focused on America's sense of renewal during Reagan's first term.
A May 2013 report commissioned by the Pebble Limited Partnership indicates that the proposed Pebble Mine would have a substantial effect on Alaska's economy. The partnership considers the Pebble deposit to be one of the largest of its kind in the world.
In a recent My Turn piece ("Answers to questions about the oil tax cut," June 27, 2013), Rep. Les Gara argues that supporters of SB 21 are "spinning" facts. In fact, Rep. Gara is the one who has gone into full "spin" mode.
JUNEAU - The latest version of the state operating budget includes language that proposes having the lieutenant governor stay at a state-run historic site while in Juneau.
Former Alaska lawmaker Vic Fischer will be the featured speaker Friday when the University of Alaska Southeast hosts the next program in its Sound and Motion Spring Arts Series.
The Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline System, commonly referred to as TAPS, turns 35 years old this week. We should all wish the pipeline a very happy birthday, and most importantly, many happy returns.
ANCHORAGE - An idea studied years ago by an oil company for producing vast stores of North Slope natural gas without building a giant pipeline has emerged again, this time before state legislators trying to find relief for residents crushed by heating and electricity costs.Why not convert the natural gas into electricity and transmit it around the state by wires, including to rural and Interior Alaska?
Jo Wulffenstein and Michelle Brätt are holding a charity event to raise $10,000 to build and maintain a pig farm in Uganda. The women are putting on a "Battle of the Sexes - Live" event at Marlintini's Lounge Saturday, Feb. 25 at 8 p.m.
It's time to build the Port MacKenzie Rail Extension. The 32-mile rail link will connect the Alaska Railroad near the city of Houston to the deep draft facilities at Port MacKenzie.
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