Producers agree to $16B for PILT

The "big three" producers involved in the Alaska LNG Project have agreed with the state to pay $16.5 billion for property tax obligations and to offset...
Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive, bad boy days are over

...Two and a Half Men" in 2011, where he played a womanizing bachelor, after a meltdown that included calling the show's producer "a contaminated little maggot."His escapades also included the revelation that he spent more than $50,000 as a client...
Nation and World
Celebrity captured in letters of famed

...are more and more letters made available to the public thanks to the Internet," said Paul Morgan Stetler, the founder, producer and curator of the "Letters Aloud" series. "It's culture and a history lesson."Stetler, who also is former co-artistic...
Corporation to review consultant contract as end date nears

...with and confusion over the level of organization of the state's gas team.The liquefied natural gas project, which the state is pursuing with the North Slope's major producers, is seen by many as key to Alaska's financial future.
From Australia to Zambia, slowing China economy causes pain

...mate. Absolutely dramatic."ChileChina's troubles have delivered a painful blow to Chile, the world's top copper producer. Its economy grew just 1.9 percent last year, the weakest since 2009. As China's demand dropped, the price of copper...
Nation and World
Big Oil given extra time to pledge gas

...proposals that would guarantee major oil producers' participation in the state's liquefied...the three big North Slope oil and gas producers to pledge their gas to the AKLNG project...priority" is a guarantee that oil and gas producers won't walk away from the project...
Green gets Alaska right in "Wildlike"

...I'm in the credits of "Wildlike." I interviewed the producer when they were filming in Juneau in 2013 and wrote a preview...nervous to watch the final film. I wanted to like it. Would the producer keep his promise? Would Alaska be an Alaska Alaskans recognize...
Series of November storytelling events planned in Haines

Lynn Canal Community Players, the originator and producer of River Talk, a storytelling series, is joined for third season by Alaska Arts Confluence and Haines Community Education to...
Construction, property tax proposal offered for gas project

JUNEAU - A tentative agreement has been reached between the state and North Slope's three major producers over payments for impacts on communities during the construction of a proposed major gas project and property taxes once gas starts...
Gov. Walker nixes natural gas tax after pledge from Big Oil

...ground ? intended to push the North Slope's big energy producers to commit natural gas to the state's pipeline project...While Walker has been seeking surety from the oil and gas producers, Friday's announcement wasn't a complete victory for...
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