Walker ousts Parnell

...governor in his bid for re-election, endorsing Walker over Parnell, who championed the dismantling of increased oil industry taxes that were a signature part of Palin's time as governor.If Parnell had won re-election, he would have been...
Visiting artist creates mural art at Pipeline Skate Park

...takes aim with his rifle at a building pouring sludge into the ocean where an orca swims. This building represents the oil industry in Alaska or any corporate entity exploiting the natural resources of this state. The same mentality that 'sold...
My Turn: Alaska first, not the Koch Brothers or Karl Rove

...Gov. Sean Parnell have certainly delivered for the people they take their marching orders from. The Koch Brothers, oil industry executives, and the dark money contributors to Karl Rove's "non-profit" PACs; who will profit from their continued...
Gubernatorial candidates wage end push

...Sarah Palin recently endorsed Walker instead of Parnell, her former lieutenant governor who backed a reduced state oil-industry tax system that replaced Palin's signature system established with the help of Democratic lawmakers.Parnell, who...
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.
Palin endorses Walker in race for governor

...entirely on oil taxes to run.Parnell and the Legislature approved a new taxation plan that lowered the taxes on the oil industry with the intent - but no demand - companies reinvest savings into increased exploration and production. The bill survived...
Empire Editorial: Waking up from Alaska's aerospace dream

...orbits.The companies that launch satellites need contractors, and they would turn to Alaskans, much as Alaska's oil industry is served by a family tree of oilfield service companies.Unfortunately, Alaska's aerospace dream stubbed its toe...
BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale

JUNEAU - BP Alaska, a major player in the state's oil industry, on Monday announced plans to lay off 275 employees and direct contractors early next year.BP's business in Alaska will be...
My Turn: After the decision on Prop 1, Alaskans are in a win-win situation

...the good news for Alaskans?The oil industry is now on record promising big...who will not pledge to hold the oil industry accountable for broken promises...same high standards as we hold the oil industry and every other industry in Alaska...
My Turn: Bill Walker is now a target

...have primarily represented Alaska's municipalities. So is the incumbent governor, who primarily represented the oil industry in oil spill litigation and as a lobbyist. Bill is a lifetime NRA member and has never supported restrictions on gun...


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