Empire Editorial: Obama 'declares war' on Alaska

...released a report saying that at $24 per barrel, ANWR oil would be worth $1.3 billion per year to the state of Alaska at peak production. Even in a historic oil price slump and after changes to the oil tax code, the revenue from ANWR crude would be...
Police & Fire for Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

...Wasilla, and his big game guide business in Wasilla, Alaska High Peak Adventures LLC, with nine counts of violating big game guiding regulations. Burwell and Alaska High Peak Adventures were charged with four separate counts of guiding multiple...
Juneau pools won't change hands just yet

...advertise services, Duncan is also considering variable user fees and staffing schedules.Rates would potentially vary according to peak user periods at the pools, so that more popular days and times would cost more and when attendance numbers are nowhere near...
Wilderness Peaks Gallery: 10-Year Retrospective" by Daniel Buckscott

The Wilderness Peaks Gallery will celebrate its grand re-opening at a new location at 263 South Franklin St. (near the Red Dog Saloon) with a 10-year...
Department approves temporary royalty relief for Caelus

...department said the project is expected to begin producing oil in 2017 and produce 15,000 to 18,000 barrels of oil a day at its peak. The modification will be rescinded if sustained production does not begin by Sept. 30, 2017.Caelus said in a statement...
UAS Sound and Motion Series begins

...visual, performing, and biological arts.March 27: "Denali's Howl: the Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America's Wildest Peak." Author Andy Hall will discuss his book that traces the experiences of 12 young men who attempted to climb Denali in 1967...
Upcoming hikes with Alpine Club include Grandchild Peaks, bouldering at Fred's two events this week - one for advanced hikers and one for bouldering enthusiasts. The first hike will tackle Grandchild Peaks on Saturday, Aug. 9. According to the nonprofit's website, Keith Andrews will be leading the hike. It's of moderate...
Athlete Of The Year

...gigantic base of folks who lace up shoes, skates, pads or don spandex shorts, tops and socks or ride bikes, skies or mountain peaks (All true).The best way to not anger the voters is to pick myself and be done with it.After all, I ran the first-ever...
Climber 1st to solo summit Mount McKinley in January

...citing a GPS tracking device.Lonnie Dupre, of Grand Marais, reached the 20,320-foot summit of North America's tallest peak at 2:08 p.m. Alaska time Sunday, said project coordinator Stevie Plummer.Dupre sent a text message saying "All OK...
Slope construction season still strong amid price plunge expected in December 2015, with production estimated to peak at 16,000 barrels per day.Another ConocoPhillips project...Production is also expected to start in late 2015, with an estimated peak production of 8,000 barrels per day. About 250 people will...
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