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My Turn: Alaska early learning pipeline

Imagine for a moment if Alaska's oil pipeline started five miles from the drill site and depended upon a bucket brigade to bridge the gap. Thousands of hardworking Alaskans...
Hawaii lawmakers seek exemption from maritime shipping law

...rider to legislation vetoed Tuesday by President Barack Obama that would have forced construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.The rider and other unrelated amendments never made it into the Keystone legislation, according to Hawaii Shippers...
Fairbanks bank president retires after 36 years

...has changed in Fairbanks and in the world of banking since Ingham arrived here on June 30, 1978. The trans-Alaska oil pipeline had just been constructed. The Bentley Mall was new."The minute I got off the plane, I smelled the air," Ingham...
Craig Richards to review gay marriage case, Guard issues

...taxation. He was involved in long-running litigation by municipalities over the assessment of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline system.He is getting up to speed on legal issues associated with the liquefied natural gas project the state is pursuing...
Visiting artist creates mural art at Pipeline Skate Park

...this fall are specific to their locations," he said in an email. "One mural is meant to spark a dialogue about the oil pipelines being built in Alaska and Northern Canada. A large black bear is sitting next to an igloo on fire. The bear takes...
Federal agency releases Arctic drilling review

...offshore resources are an opportunity to improve America's energy security, create jobs and keep the trans-Alaska oil pipeline operating, Murkowski said."We're now getting down to the wire, and it's vital that there be no further delay...
My Turn: Center of the universe

...population and economic power of the Railbelt. This expansion continued with the discovery of oil and completion of the oil pipeline in 1977, culminating with the Anchorage/Matsu region comprising 53 percent of the state's population today. This...
Sullivan sworn in as new US senator

...on as a co-sponsor to legislation, which the White House threatened to veto, that would approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Sullivan said moving forward with the project - which would move tar sands oil from Canada to refineries on the U...
Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...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 after...
Official: Kenai Peninsula residents oldest

...large influx to the state of people now at least 50 years old, beginning with the construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline in the 1970s. That is the "pipeline generation," Hunsinger said.Residents on the peninsula also are less affluent...


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