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Gas prices are dropping with oil prices - sort of

...Refining costs account for 14 percent; taxes are 12 percent and marketing and distribution are 8 percent.Heating oil works the same way. Juneau's Taku Oil Sales has been selling its heating fuel for less and less in the past few months because...
Slack Tide: How to make Spontaneous Sunday Salmon pretty much all those store-bought seasonings are anyway, plus paprika for color. Liberally apply butter (olive oil works, too, if you're feeling Mediterranean) and maple syrup to the salmon, plus a few drops of wild Alaska huckleberry...
Alaska Editorial: Oil work creates some disruption

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: The $1.
Opinion | AK legislature
Two views: Time for oil tax cut

...happen anyway in a few years if nothing changes. We must start working today to prevent that outcome.? "North Slope oil work is growing under the current tax regime." Yes, employment and other expenditures are up, but nothing like they are...
Former oil executives optimistic about natural gas pipeline bids

...called the Genocide Intervention Network. Members urged Palin to reject Sinopec's application, claiming the company's oil work in Sudan helped the government there press violence in the Darfur region. Construction of any Alaska gas line remains...
Alaska editorial: Take time with ACES keep the pipeline operating. It's also hard to argue with the industry's assertion that certain categories of oil work have dropped off recently. Active oil rigs are hard to miss; if they aren't working, no amount of statistical analysis...
Alaska Editorial: Fundamental reform is needed in the oil patch

...governor's fundamental premise. Rather, it's a modified endorsement of the idea that we can use tax reform to boost oil work in Alaska and improve the state's long-term financial stability.The major oil companies in Alaska might be in...
Healthy and Delicious Pancakes

...batter is the consistency you prefer for pancakes. Brush a hot griddle with the refined coconut oil. (regular olive oil works fine too). Cook pancakes until done, turning once. Heat the frozen berries in the microwave until you have a very warm...
Alaska editorial: Domestic drilling is preferable to buying America's oil abroad

...the North Sea. Those areas are challenged, respectively, by hurricanes and famously harsh North Atlantic storms, but oil work has been on balance sound and safe, and environmental impacts have been relatively minor. That mirrors Alaska's experience...
Olive oil was deemed the 'great therapeutic' by father of medicine

...brushed onto fish or meat before serving. I especially like to use it for roasting vegetables. While extra virgin olive oil works fine for sautéing vegetables at lower temperatures, it has a low smoke point, so isn't recommended for frying or deep...


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