North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

...buildings at less than half of what they were worth last year.Flint Hills Resources Alaska stopped refining crude oil at the plant in June.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported the lower assessment will mean sharply reduced tax revenue for North...
City's weed minds worry about 'Club Fed'

...with local residents. He said he has seen pictures of the plant and heard some stories on cultivation, but he is not...Police Department Chief Bryce Johnson, that samples of the plant could be brought in for a meeting to show committee members...
On the Trails: Herbivores and their plants

...sometimes they just nibble and there is little impact on the plant or on the consumer. There are two other possibilities...that parasitizes arroyo willows; the gall is produced by the plant in response to the irritation by the sawfly. Female sawflies...
My Turn: Protecting Alaska through carbon sculpting

...sculpt carbon. Here is how it works: The plant takes up water molecules through...dioxide molecules from the atmosphere. The plant uses energy from light to separate...recombines those atoms as plant sugars. The plant can change those sugars into cellulose...
Hilcorp acquires LNG plant that supplies Fairbanks

...Gas, the Alaska Journal of Commerce reported.The plant is operated by Titan Alaska LNG, a wholly owned...based in Texas, holds a contract to supply the plant with gas through 2018.The plant would be Hilcorp's first foray into LNG, said...
Big pricetag for Kake's energy intertie

...intertie plan fails. Gunnuck Creek, the site of a recently-closed hatchery, may be one of the sites considered for the plant, which would provide approximately one-third of Kake's electricity needs. Kake currently runs almost completely...
City slashes funding requests

...said.The Salmon Creek Water Treatment Facility has been designed and already has partial funding for construction of the plant, in accordance with Environmental Protection Agency standards. CBJ has already been granted an extension to have the...
Business booming for berry growers

...opened up has been tremendous," Olson said. "(Local customers) have sustained our farm for 10-12 years through the plant, fruit and jam purchases. Now, they come out and they are just beaming - they are excited. They take ownership and...
Growing season

...most important thing is the environment that you give the plant," he said. Space, light, and temperature are important."Control those things and give that to the plant, and then you'll have success with a lot of different...
First LNG ship since 2012 arrives at ConocoPhillips plant near Kenai

...Kenai, following the company's reactivation of the plant this spring.The plant has been in a suspended status since late 2012...export LNG from the Kenai plant for two years.The plant was built in 1969 by Phillips Petroleum and Marathon...


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