State will appeal school funding decision taxes were unconstitutional because it meant that schools in poorer districts would receive less money than schools in richer districts.He speculated that even if Carey's decision is upheld on appeal, he doesn't expect it to have much impact because...
My Turn: Since time immemorial

...Undaunted by the paltry award for the richest land in Alaska, we joined with other Alaska...included environmentally-sensitive lands and rich subsistence resource areas that provide...against our efforts for the benefit of their rich members and corporate benefactors. While...
After federal announcement, governor talks secession

...Wildlife Refuge as wilderness and limit offshore drilling in the Arctic.A wilderness designation would take the area's oil-rich coastal plain off the table for drilling.Even without official designation, the president has issued an executive order that...
State | AK legislature
4 rockets launched into northern lights to study turbulence

...nights of unsuitable weather for a launch.Two rockets were led by University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute's Rich Collins to measure turbulence. The institute says in a release that the other two rockets led by Miguel Larsen of Clemson University...
Letter: Where's the affordable housing?

...could be a wonderful town to visit and live, maybe even to raise a family, but if it keeps building condos and homes for the rich and planting flowers, then there will be no one to see that flower or no one to rent or buy homes because no one can afford...
Surprise players often star in Super Bowls

...Buccaneers beat the Oakland Raiders 48-21 in the 2003 Super Bowl. Teammate Dwight Smith returned two picks for touchdowns against Rich Gannon and Oakland's top-ranked offense, but Jackson got the MVP award. Jackson signed a $14 million, five-year deal...
For Arctic, an Atlantic alternative

...Nikki Haley, a Republican. "It will mean jobs and investment for our state, and, while we will always make safeguarding our rich natural resources a priority, it's encouraging to see the federal government finally acknowledge what we've been fighting...
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

...all-Republican congressional delegation has been harshly critical of the administration's policies to limit development of oil-rich land in the state. News of the off-shore drilling policy comes a day after President Barack Obama's recommendation to declare...
State | AK legislature
Walker administration won't revisit SB21

...National Wildlife Refuge. President Barack Obama announced this weekend his plans to ask Congress to designate the refuge's oil-rich coastal plain a wilderness area, taking development off the table.Alaska is not poised to begin drilling in the area any time...
State | AK legislature
Obama to seek wilderness designation for ANWR

...designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the federal government...
State | AK legislature


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