Juneau Artists Gallery: Paintings by Devita Stipek Writer

...I am thrilled to be back on the island and working on my smaller oil paintings."Writer prefers to paint outdoors, working directly from the scene, and generally uses oil paints, which she applies in thick layers."I try to capture a sunset...
Parnell picks apart issues

...legislation - SB21."It takes a healthy oil industry to give us a shot at a gasline," Parnell said. The governor's oil solutionLike many Alaskans, Parnell was...designed to both increase the volume of oil produced and shipped through the pipeline...
Survey: US gas prices fall 9 cents to $3.58

...That's the largest drop this year.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday the decrease came despite a rise in crude-oil prices.Lundberg says U.S. refiners, enjoying plentiful supplies, aggressively cut wholesale prices to chase sales.Midgrade...

...accurate description is Minimize Alaska's Profits Act. Historically, instability in the Middle East has driven the price of oil higher. Shouldn't Alaska shareholders benefit from the higher prices too? I'm voting yes on Proposition One, because the...
My Turn: Alaska Bankers Association: Vote no on one

...approximately half of all Alaska jobs - oil. ABA members agree that Alaska's future...prosperity depends on continued and increasing oil production and are united in our opposition...drilling technologies have led to booming oil production elsewhere in North America...
Comments sought on possible Arctic lease sale

...the Beaufort Sea that have the most promising oil and gas potential, and to learn more about...important step toward developing the "massive" oil and gas resources in the Arctic Ocean and keeping oil flowing through the trans-Alaska pipeline...
My Turn: Honor Hammond by repealing SB 21

...his article, "What would Jay Hammond say about oil taxes? Let's ask Bella, his wife," DeMarban noted that proponents of slashing oil taxes in hopes of stimulating oil flow were using the wisdom of Jay Hammond to bolster...
Fairbanks pollution initiative to appear on ballot emitted by wood stoves, pellet stoves and outdoor hydronic heaters that are used as alternatives to burning expensive fuel oil. Breathing the tiny particles measuring 2.5 micrometers or less is a health threat to the young, the elderly and the weakened...
Piecing together Parnell

...instead.He postponed making a decision until late in the spring of 2013 so he could focus on the Legislature as it worked on his oil tax overhaul, SB21. After his hallmark legislation passed and the 2013 session adjourned, Parnell announced he would be seeking...
Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...originally brought to Alaska to support oil spill planning and response efforts in Cook...among the various partners.In addition to oil and gas uses, the database is valuable...response and planningShoreZone has its roots in oil spill planning - the program started in...


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