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Alaska predicts sharp oil tax decline amid low prices

posted on December 11, 2015 at 3:04 PM

The state of Alaska is projecting revenue from oil and gas production taxes at $172 million this year, a dramatic drop from two years ago when production taxes totaled $2.6 billion. Full Story

Climate Change Focus of Obama Alaska Trip

posted on September 3, 2015 at 4:40 PM

Climate Change Focus of Obama Alaska Trip
The commander-in-chief kicked off a 3 day tour in Alaska early this week by addressing a State Department-sponsored summit on climate change in Anchorage. The president claimed man-made environmental problems threaten Alaskan homes and... Full Story

Firefighters in Washington State Worry over Wind Forecast

posted on August 28, 2015 at 5:05 PM

Crews in Washington continued to battle the largest blaze in state history, while there were evacuations in Idaho and Montana. Full Story

High Tunnels Extend Alaska's Growing Season

posted on June 6, 2014 at 11:06 AM

PALMER, Alaska (AP) -- Stephanie and Jim Gaiser take their cues for living from the Bible and say that when God created man, he put him in a garden. "That was his first line of work," Stephanie Gaiser said. "We believe man is really in his... Full Story

Oil drilling on US Arctic coast put on ice

posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:25 PM

Oil companies' rush to find reserves off Alaska's Arctic shores suffered a setback on Thursday after Shell said it would suspend its operations in the region — and possibly withdraw for good. Full Story

Companies Announce LNG Site for Alaska Project

posted on October 11, 2013 at 11:03 AM

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The companies seeking to advance a multibillion dollar natural gas pipeline project in Alaska have selected a port town where gas would be liquefied and shipped to Asia. Exxon Mobil, BP, ConocoPhillips and TransCanada... Full Story

Alaska University Sees Green in Golden Potato

posted on October 7, 2011 at 2:01 PM

TRAPPER CREEK, Alaska (AP) — Golden birch trees marked the edge of Greg Kalal's fields, but the dentist-turned-farmer was more interested in hues beneath the soil on his land south of Mount McKinley. Among the thousands of colorful potatoes... Full Story

Goat Farms Spur Growth in Alaskan Cheese Making

posted on April 9, 2010 at 4:04 PM

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- When Jennifer Ansley saw goats for the first time at a state fair, her heart nearly skipped a bleat. Full Story

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