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Empire Editorial: Obama 'declares war' on Alaska

...comes to ANWR - his goal is to protect a place that is unique in the United States. But his actions are too extreme. Oil development can be done responsibly, with a minimum of damage to the environment. Contrast the gruesome environmental damage...
My Turn: The case for big projects

...Building dams, roads, ports and bridges put Alaskans to work and generated and supported economic activity - from oil development and fishing to mining and tourism - and encouraged telecommunication companies to get us all connected. Imagine if...
My Turn: We need women in power to think like mothers

...set the committee's agenda on controversial issues including the Keystone XL pipeline, climate change, offshore oil development and environmental protection. It's my hope she used up enough of her masculine energy on Election Day to allow her...
Feds finish draft of Arctic drilling document

...increased its estimate of recoverable oil from certain Chukchi Sea leases, but regulatory hurdles remain before offshore oil development can occur.The BOEM, part of the Interior Department, released a draft revised supplemental environmental impact...
Empire Editorial: A vote on trust

...territory, the oil industry had a single motto: 'Trust me.'Worried about damage caused to the environment by oil development in Cook Inlet and on the North Slope? 'Trust me' was the answer.Worried about the integrity of the trans-Alaska...
My Turn: Repeal SB21, bring back ACES

...take even a moderate position unfavorable to the industry or assert too strongly to seek the "maximum benefit" of oil development for Alaskans, she will face an opponent overwhelming funded by oil industry corporate donations.What choices will...
My Turn: Facts emerge in support of YES vote

...production in areas where the bulk of Alaska's future oil development lies. ACES provided meaningful incentives to whether Alaskans or oil companies will control oil development for the next 35 years. It needs to be Alaskans...
My Turn: Who are Begich and Sullivan fighting for?

...Democratic colleagues by voting against the extension of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act; by supporting oil development in ANWR; and by fighting expanded background checks for gun buyers. As someone who generally leans to the Democrats...
Dunbar: 'I believe in local governance' deviate from traditional Democratic values?I support developing (the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) and oil development in general. I'm pro-gun, I'm from a gun-owning family. I support some free trade, although I think we...
Empire Editorial: For governor of Alaska, Parnell is the right pick

...Alaska, an industry that has supplanted logging as the third economic leg of Southeast. He's proven to support oil development on the North Slope and while we may disagree with SB 21, we will give him the benefit of the doubt for its success...


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