Shell prez: 'Oil will be required for long time'

...said exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather...opposition when we were in the Pacific Northwest."Odum said he's "110 percent ready...made on the first well off Alaska's northwest coast."We had a few days in the last...
John Mark Kinney

...and Nina had many adventures flying all over Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon, to Inuvik and Tuktoyuktuk in the Northwest Territories, as well as many places in the lower 48, including three flights to the EAA fly-ins in Oshkosh, Wisconsin...
Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attention

...Kivalina is located at the tip of a barrier reef 80 miles northwest of the regional hub of Kotzebue, where Obama was scheduled...White House advance team visited Kivalina about 625 miles northwest of Anchorage to scope it out as a possible stop for the president...
Hungary opens trains for migrants, but only to camps

...first to escape Hungary.But instead of heading to the Austrian border, the overloaded train stopped at Bicske, a town northwest of Budapest that holds one of the country's five camps for asylum seekers - facilities the migrants want to avoid because...
Nation and World
Tsimshian artist Boxley teaches formline at Juneau jail

...incredible opportunity last week - to learn the basics of Northwest Coast art and formline design from the nation's most renowned...ovoids and U-forms, the basic building blocks of traditional Northwest Coast style art.Boxley demonstrated how to draw an eagle...
Shell president optimistic about Arctic offshore drilling

ANCHORAGE- The president of Shell Oil Co. says exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather last week that caused the company to halt operations for a few days.Marvin Odum told...
My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

...timing. Currently, we have all three.Northwest Alaska is well positioned to help America...America's 12,383 miles of coastline, and Northwest Alaska contains almost 1,200 of those...are finishing their Arctic outpost.Northwest Alaska has the location.Our geographic...
Three renowned artists to lead fall classes in Sitka

...Sitka campus this fall.Joseph will lead Northwest Coast Woodcarving on Tuesday evenings...907-747-7700 for details.Galanin will lead Northwest Coast Chasing & Repousse on Monday and...Rofkar will lead an intensive workshop, Northwest Coast Ravenstail Weaving, beginning...
Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate

...Environmental groups are criticizing the administration's recent move to allow expanded drilling by Royal Dutch Shell off Alaska's northwest coast.Obama has stressed that some fossil fuel development is a necessity as the U.S. undergoes a longer-term shift...
My Turn: It's time for a better dialogue on mining

...This is a hard-earned result that all British Columbians can take pride in.The majority of "mines" in B.C.'s northwest are in fact mineral exploration projects that may (or may not) develop into mines. The probability of all the projects...


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