For traders, oil's plunge takes a toll on egos and accounts

...scarce. Volatility quadrupled between June and December.As drivers watched pump prices drop and exporters like Venezuela and Russia reeled from lost revenue, traders scrambled to make money.Trafigura Beheer, a giant trading firm based in Amsterdam, said...
My Turn: Since time immemorial In 1802, the Sitka kwaan led the military effort to forcibly demonstrate to the Russians that we owned the land. When Russia sold Alaska to the United States, our clan leaders united and proclaimed that any sale must go through the Native people...
Walker administration won't revisit SB21

...been focused almost only on oil revenue and its general fund. But the state has $100 billion in assets, a quarter as much as Russia's oil reserve fund, he said."So we need to be concerned, but we need not to blink," Tichotsky said.The state also...
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Birds that can see Russia

...prolific, unusual and fascinating. You'll get a chance to find out more about birds in a place from which you really can see Russia at the Juneau Audubon Society's January Meeting from 8-7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 8 in the Egan Room of Centennial Hall...
Number of ships transiting Arctic waters falls in 2014 2014.Thirty-one ships used the Northern Sea Route over Russia to sail between Europe and Asia and another 22 used part of...More ice formed in 2014, and the nature of shipping changed.Russia is feeling the effect of economic sanctions stemming from its...
Air Force exercise with Russia canceled

...Force exercise involving the U.S., Canada and Russia was canceled because of Russia's military intervention in Ukraine, a spokesman...a mock hijacked passenger airliner passing from Russia airspace into Alaska's, or vice versa.They...
Letter: Russia sold cheap and look what happened

In 1857, Alaska was purchased from Russia. The Russians, it seemed, knew that...return. So, they sold it. Let's call Russia's plan to govern Alaska up until we improve the system? Let's call Russia's management decision to sell Alaska...
Educator Spotlight: Janna Lelchuk education for over 35 years. I started in Russia as an English teacher. In 1992, I moved to...important one was a national award from Moscow, Russia in 2012: "Laureate of Artiada of Russia in Literature," for literary creations. It...
Juneau petty officer returns home after Bering Sea patrol

...Kodiak following a 76-day deployment in the Bering Sea. The cutter departed Kodiak in late September to patrol the U.S.-Russia Maritime Boundary Line, conduct domestic fisheries boardings and maintain a persistent search and rescue presence in the Bering...
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...Islands of Japan and only 600 miles to the Soviet base at Petropavlovsk. For the Japanese, it was a gateway to Alaska and Russia.Before the war, Aleut Native villages existed on Akutan, Atka, Attu, Umnak, Unimak, and Unalaska islands. Thus, of...


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