Fledgling nation goes to war

...declared neutrality. After the victory over Napoleon, Wellington's battle-hardened troops began to be shuttled into North America by the thousands. Also, the Governor General of Canada, George Prevost, had been given orders to establish a strong...
My Turn: Alaska Bankers Association: Vote no on one

...opposition to Ballot Measure One.Revolutionary drilling technologies have led to booming oil production elsewhere in North America. For example, combined oil production in the mature oil-producing states of Texas and North Dakota has grown by...
EPA proposal could block huge Alaska mine

...That information indicated the Pebble deposit is likely to involve excavation of the largest open pit ever built in North America, reaching a depth that rivals that of the Grand Canyon at nearly a mile, the EPA said in its report.The agency...
My Turn: Vote 'Yes' to restore Alaska as an owner state

...strong bi-partisan majority. After a decade in which the industry paid little, if any, production tax at some of North America's largest fields, ACES provided Alaska, the actual owner of the leases, with a fair share of the oil wealth...
My Turn: The next chapter of Alaska's energy legacy

...United States Congress is mired in inaction, the State of Alaska has taken important steps to secure what could be North America's largest energy production and infrastructure project.Legislation signed into law last month by Gov. Sean Parnell...
The Stabyhoun six

...Miller's Dutch-born Stabyhoun ZZ.These pups joined North America's small population of about 250 Stabyhouns in the...first Stabyhouns with brown and white coats born in North America. Typically, they share ZZ's black and white coloring...
My Turn: We love Alaska Airlines

...year in a row, has won the J.D. Power Award for Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Traditional Carriers in North America. In addition, Alaska Airlines, which has over 1,700 employees in Alaska, prides itself on providing excellent...
US hiring surges as unemployment dips

...difficult to find the candidates that we're looking for," said Brandon Calvo, chief operating officer at Cosentino North America, a Houston-based firm that sells quartz, granite and other materials for kitchen counters and bathrooms.At the...
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Colorful beetle find earns Fairbanks boy special title of 'collector'

...photograph of the beetle, which is a Beringian species. Commonly found in Asia, this species of beetle made it into North America when the Bering Land Bridge was in place and sea levels were low."It is wingless," he said. "They walk everywhere...
Alaska Editorial: What's the revenue on a barrel of nothing?

...production than it is now after enacting a growth-stunting tax formula that left Alaska behind while the rest of North America boomed.? Andrew Jensen is managing editor of the Alaska Journal of Commerce. He can be reached at andrew.jensen...


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