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Survey: Flying to work rather than take a bus

...determine whether the flight-commuters were on commercial or private planes, or if those responding were pilots or North Slope workers. About 20,000 people, predominantly from Anchorage, travel each month by plane to the Slope through the charter...
Anchorage police cite retailers under 'Spice' law

...with it - such as emergency room calls - increased. She said Spice is an increasing problem among soldiers and North Slope workers trying to bypass drug tests."It's extremely dangerous, it's unregulated and it's being marketed to our...
Kenai man with genetic disease helps others

...know if he really grasps the whole concept at 6 years old, but he knew enough to figure it out," Jason said.The North Slope worker has since come to peace with his affliction. He wants to help his children and others, which is why he joined the...
State Briefs death FAIRBANKS - BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. paid a $6,300 fine imposed by the state for the death of a North Slope worker in December. A heftier, $11,200 fine imposed on BP contractor NORCON Inc. is still pending. The state office...
Extraordinary efforts for extraordinary cabbage

...It's called trial and error," he said. "If you don't try it, you won't know if it works." A former North Slope worker, Robb is among several Matanuska-Susitna Borough gardeners who regularly compete for top prizes in the giant vegetable...
Alaska Digest

...union members. Last year, they joined a union that represents more than 220 roughnecks, tool pushers and other BP North Slope workers. They decided to go on strike after BP refused to let them join the contract that covers the other union members...
North Slope crude oil production plunges, cutting into state revenue

...whistleblowers who worked for the Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. Charles Hamel of Alexandria, Va., said several North Slope workers have contacted him with concerns that the inexperience of replacement technicians at the facilities is the cause...
Palin seeks Republican nomination for governor

...Slope to a port on the Gulf of Alaska, rather than through Canada to the Lower 48. Her husband, Todd Palin, is a North Slope worker and part-time commercial fisherman. Palin was appointed by Gov. Frank Murkowski to the oil and gas commission...
North Slope worker killed on the job

FAIRBANKS - A North Slope worker was killed when he was struck by a plug that blew out of the 28-inch pipe he was working on, a BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Paul Laird. Laird said about two-thirds of the job cuts will come in Anchorage, and the remaining third on the North Slope. Workers would receive severance packages ranging from two months' pay to a maximum of 12 months pay, based on how long...


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