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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...
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...
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...
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...
Overlooked 'heavy oil' may be in North Slope and Alaska's economic future informal presentation on heavy oil at the Capitol Thursday was Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, a former North Slope worker. "People have been talking about heavy oil for 20 years or better, but if you look at the scientific advances...
Alaskans question Palin's e-mail secrecy

...her devices. Her Yahoo e-mails got the attention of political activists Zane Henning, a Wasilla resident and North Slope worker, and McLeod, a former legislative staffer and Republican who has run for state House and mayor. In response to...
Gov. Palin's publicity blitz shows no signs of slowing a future presidential candidate and everything she says and does continues to draw headlines. Zane Henning, a North Slope worker from Wasilla, said he filed the complaint with the attorney general. He says Palin is promoting her future political...


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