Sea life, poisons and learning about science

...currents. Once students realized the dynamic changes to ocean currents, biologists explained how the tides would affect an oil spill if it occurred. Perhaps the most pressing thing children took away from the camp is that Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning...
Most Alaskans to get nearly $1,900 in oil money

...residents learn how much money they'll receive from the state's oil wealth savings account - a payout people receive just for living...Permanent Fund was established in 1976 after the discovery of oil on Alaska's North Slope. The state began distributing fund...
Local photographer Huff releases debut book, 'Last Road North'

...rapaciousness, aggressive capitalism, peak oil or vanishing cultures of either men or animals...Pipeline, built to supply the North Slope oil fields."It's both a physical and metaphorical...hadn't shown up)."There's commerce and oil and incredible scenery all converging along...
My Turn: Sen. Begich serves with distinction

...Affairs in order to secure health care, jobs and other benefits for Alaska's large veteran community; he has worked to increase oil and gas development; and he supports women, the fisheries, rural Alaska, and education. I'm proud to support a real Alaskan...
Northrim Bank officially completes takeover

...Alaska," Langland said. "He was interested in a $50 million investment in Alaska, but it wasn't going to happen unless the oil tax changed (from ACES)."Langland said "the psychology of the business environment is key" when it comes to investment...
My Turn: Walker's statements threaten gasline progress, jobs

...agreement paving the way for a partnership involving natural gas.Frankly, as many years as Bill Walker has spent following oil and gas issues, I expected him to have a better understanding of Alaska LNG and the remarkable position the state is now in...
Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expense

...when the North Pole refinery stopped producing asphalt oil June 1.Asphalt oil for projects in Fairbanks and points north now has to...reported.The change has increased the cost of asphalt oil by about 20 percent, or $150 per ton, said Travis...
BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale

...Alaska, a major player in the state's oil industry, on Monday announced plans of its interests in four North Slope oil fields to Hilcorp, spokeswoman Dawn Patience...interests in the Endicott and Northstar oil fields and a 50 percent interest in the...
Erling August Skaflestad

...Illinois; together they raised three children. Erling had many jobs including: logging, commercial fishing, trapping, oil delivery and construction. In addition, he spent many years helping to develop the infrastructure of the state of Alaska...
Letter: JKT the man for the job

...aisle.JKT votes to put Alaskans first on oil and gas issues. His opponent, Republican...For the future of our gas pipeline, with oil prices at historic highs, we need a legislator who represents Alaska - not the oil companies.Like the Independent Bill Walker...


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