The consortium planning the big North Slope gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas export project has taken another big step. An application was filed Friday for the U.S. Department of Energy export permit for the project. North Slope producers, TransCanada Corp. and the state of Alaska asked for permission to export up to 20 million metric tons yearly of liquefied natural gas, or LNG, from Alaska, the group announced in a press release.
The anti-Semitic "tradition" of blaming Jews for the world's problems mostly took a temporary back seat in light of the indiscriminate rocket attacks on Israel by the terrorist group Hamas.
Bill Smith, KPB Assembly Member from Homer has introduced Ordinance 2014-25, the "Area wide Transient Accommodations Tax," also called the "bed tax." He asks KPB to establish a 4 percent "bed tax" that KPB businesses will charge visitors. It is proposed to collect this tax as a "pass thru" from the KPB to the Kenai Peninsula Marketing Council (KPTMC). Now let's peel the onion.
The latest dinner show by the Triumvirate players, the Broadway smash "Guys & Dolls", opened last weekend at the Triumvirate Theatre in Nikiski. Ten years ago Joe Rizzo opened the first Triumvirate theatre and book store in the Peninsula Center Mall.
It's been said by those who volunteer for a variety of community service organizations that if you do a good job and work hard you'll get a good paycheck; but if you volunteer you'll have fun, friends and reap a reward far greater than any paycheck.
The "War on Drugs" has come in for a fair amount of derision in the years since President Nixon first brought up the phrase back in 1971. Opponents of a strong government law enforcement effort against drug abuse say the "war" has been a costly flop.
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