My Turn: Sullivan: President must experience 'real' Alaska through its people

...given his keen appreciation for Alaska's vast natural resources and understanding of the federal government's history...spoke stirringly of the importance of Alaska's natural resources during a visit. "Your state is a treasure trove...
My Turn: Rural energy solutions an opportunity for US Arctic leadership brought to distant users, will incentivize clean energy jobs and will support industry that today simply ships natural resources to other economies for processing.Alaska has been a leader in developing innovative solutions to the challenging and...
My Turn: Obama's visit to the arctic

...Alaska that rely on our lands, waters and abundant natural resources to provide for our communities and local economies...harsh realities facing numerous Alaskans.The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources recently...
My Turn: Murkowski: President's Alaska goal should be partnership

...will find a willingness to work on shared goals and leave as awed by our people as he will inevitably be by our mountains.? Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Letter: The Southeast way of life must be protected

Living in Alaska, our lives are intricately connected to the natural world, from the natural resource based economies that sustain our communities to the traditional and subsistence lifestyles we lead, filling our freezers and our...
Alaska Editorial: Fighting the fires

...this week that the Wildfire Management Act of 2015 is expected to be presented by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources before the end of summer.The act would change how the federal government handles fighting wildfires and pays for...
My Turn: Don't be snookered, ther'es no 'free ride'

...sales taxes. Nonsense! Revenue from development of natural resources is constitutionally set aside for the "maximum benefit...other state's taxes by counting your "share" of natural resource development that pays directly for government. Unrestricted...
Alaska Trails Program to hold teleconferences to assist grant applicants

...Both teleconferences will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. According to a release from the state Department of Natural Resources, topics include: program guidelines and restrictions; what constitutes a successful application; project eligibility...
Alaska Editorial: An important presidential visit

...States, with huge investments in the oil industry and other economic development, mostly a result of extracting natural resources.Alaska depends on this development for its financial well-being, as the latest budget crisis driven by decreased...
My Turn: 'Indian Country' would succeed where state failed

...tribal presence in all state departments. Forty years ago, the Pacific Northwest tribes secured 50 percent of the natural resource allocations by way of the Boldt decision, which ended fights over subsistence rights. Now, the individual tribes...


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