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Slumping oil prices means widened budget gap

Alaska oil prices are dropping. Last week they hit a...four years. With Alaska's budget wedded to oil revenue, the trend will impact the state's...months. Just four months later, a barrel of oil is $30 cheaper. It was in October 2010 that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/slumping-oil-prices-means-widened-budge
State
Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...with freezing feet and headed on the next morning. The Canol Road - so named because it was built as part of a failed Canadian oil pipeline project in the 1940s - is apparently quite the place to see spruce grouse. We, and the hunters who rolled in soon...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/semi-southeast-adventure-paddling-ni
Outdoors
My Turn: Setting the record straight on Sen. Begich

...lying about opening the Arctic Ocean to oil drilling. Anyone who doesn't have their...preparing to take legal action against the oil companies for not fulfilling the requirement...well beyond the deadline for doing so.But oil company foot-dragging isn't the only...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-23/my-turn-setting-record-straight-sen-b
Letters
Palin backs independent candidate for governor

...Parnell cooled after he dismantled her signature piece of legislation, a tax system that placed higher taxes on the oil industry when oil prices were high.Parnell's campaign spokesman says they aren't commenting.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/palin-backs-independent-candidate-gover
State
My Turn: 'The Road' conversation needs a new subject

...snowball's chance in hell that this project will be funded by the Legislature. The state is running massive budget deficits. Oil production continues its inexorable decline, and the price of Alaska crude is approaching $80 per barrel as of this writing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-23/my-turn-road-conversation-needs-new-s
Opinion
Begich dismisses claims, cites 'Libertarian streaks'

...they proposed would pass, what would it be.Sullivan and Begich both mentioned opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas development, something state politicians have long pushed to see happen. Begich also mentioned tax reform. Fish cited...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/begich-dismisses-claims-cites-libertari
State
Begich dismisses claims, cites 'Libertarian streaks'

...they proposed would pass, what would it be.Sullivan and Begich both mentioned opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas development, something state politicians have long pushed to see happen. Begich also mentioned tax reform. Fish cited...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-21/sullivan-seeks-tie-begich-obama-reid
State
Jury acquits man in pipeline false-statement case

...than a year after the pipeline began moving oil 800 miles from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez, Alaska...pilot on Feb. 15, 1978, spotted crude oil spurting from the pipeline. About 12...in 2001. Daniel Lewis was convicted of oil pollution, criminal mischief and other...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-19/jury-acquits-man-pipeline-false-stateme
State
Voters reject air-regulation ban

...federal air standards because of particulate emitted from wood burned by people trying use an alternative to expensive home heating oil.Supporters of the ban on borough regulation argued that the borough should focus on voluntary efforts and leave regulation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-21/voters-reject-air-regulation-ban
State
My Turn: If pot law passes, Alaskans will be in control

...passing Ballot Measure 2 would lead to widespread "butane hash oil" explosions is simply backwards; it's like saying that ending...jurisdictions in Colorado are placing restrictions on amateur hash oil production. Alaska can and will do the same.Opponents are...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-21/my-turn-if-pot-law-passes-alaskans-wi
Opinion

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