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Aggie Creek Fire grows, Alyeska takes pipeline precautions

...As the Aggie Creek Fire grows, officials have held burnouts and dropped fire retardants along the nearby trans-Alaska oil pipeline.The 26,141-acre fire is estimated to be as close as a half-mile to the pipeline and about 30 miles northwest...
Repair planned for small leak in trans-Alaska pipeline

...Station 10, but Egan said the leak is now dripping less than a teaspoon a day.Since opening in 1977, the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, which runs 800 miles from the North Slope to Valdez, has seen several spills totaling hundreds or thousands...
Fairbanks bank president retires after 36 years

...A lot has changed in Fairbanks and in the world of banking since Ingham arrived here on June 30, 1978. The trans-Alaska oil pipeline had just been constructed. The Bentley Mall was new."The minute I got off the plane, I smelled the air...
Craig Richards to review gay marriage case, Guard issues

...gas and taxation. He was involved in long-running litigation by municipalities over the assessment of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline system.He is getting up to speed on legal issues associated with the liquefied natural gas project the state...
Federal agency releases Arctic drilling review

...Alaska's offshore resources are an opportunity to improve America's energy security, create jobs and keep the trans-Alaska oil pipeline operating, Murkowski said."We're now getting down to the wire, and it's vital that there be no further...
Official: Kenai Peninsula residents oldest

...from a large influx to the state of people now at least 50 years old, beginning with the construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline in the 1970s. That is the "pipeline generation," Hunsinger said.Residents on the peninsula also are less...
Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen dies in prison at 75

...women and hunted them down in the Alaska wilderness in the 1970s as Anchorage boomed with construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, died Thursday. He was 75.Hansen died at Alaska Regional Hospital after being in declining health for the...
Empire Editorial: A vote on trust

The letters came in snowdrifts that blanketed the desks in the office of Gov. Steve Cowper, more than a thousand all together. There was the one from a man in Kansas who enclosed scraps of his Exxon credit card, cut in thin strips.
Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...gas issues with non-industry clients, as well as a former mayor of Valdez, the terminus for the 800-mile trans-Alaska oil pipeline.Laury Roberts Scandling, a spokeswoman for Mallott, said the campaign is expected to ramp up after the primary...
Fairbanks approves $1M in pipeline legal fees

...Thursday unanimously approved spending an additional $1 million on legal fees to defend its assessment of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.The borough, the state and pipeline owners since 1986 have been in dispute over the value of the pipeline...


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