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Alaska oil tax referendum too close to call

...Voters rejecting a referendum to repeal Alaska's revised oil tax system were prevailing...wells and put more oil in the trans-Alaska pipeline.Critics called it a giveaway...with no guarantee they will invest in Alaska.Parnell's measure replaced a tax system...

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Murkowski, Begich talk recreational fishing at roundtable

U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Mark Begich, D-Alaska, joined panelists at the Kenai River Classic Roundtable in a discussion about recreational fishing and the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act on Wednesday at...

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Cook Inlet commercial fisheries winding down

...million salmon.Those estimates, from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, are based...changed management plans passed by the Alaska Board of Fisheries in February.The changes...Aug. 13 and Aug. 19, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's bluesheet...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-21/cook-inlet-commercial-fisheries-wind
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Hunters advised to know regulations before taking shot

...Moose Moose hunting opened Wednesday and officials with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said the number of bulls on the...regulations. On Thursday three illegal kills had been reported to Alaska State Wildlife Troopers, said Lt. Paul McConnell. The fine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-21/hunters-advised-to-know-regulations-
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Packrafting sees boom in popularity

...resurgence of packrafting got its start in Alaska."The roots of packrafting are a little...a ways," Meiklejohn said. "Here in Alaska, they're ideal for our country...Meiklejohn, who lives in Eagle River, Alaska.Meiklejohn started packrafting nearly...

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Teen charged as an adult in Delta Junction fires

...Clearwater Lodge, a 55-year-old structure near the banks of the Delta Clearwater River, burned May 15.Prosecutors said Alaska State Troopers investigators could not immediately determine how the fire started but on June 24, but they interviewed a man...

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Refuge Notebook: Geologists determine age of Bluff Point Landslide

...retired as the ecologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in 2010. Dr. Reger is a consulting geologist who retired from the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys. Dr. Higman is a geologist with Ground Truth Trekking.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-08-21/refuge-notebook-geologists-deter
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Oil-tax opponents vow to monitor industry promises

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Early results indicate Alaska's new petroleum-tax system will be spared an early death...No. 1 proposed a repeal of Gov. Sean Parnell's "More Alaska Production Act," approved last year as Senate Bill 21...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-20/oil-tax-opponents-vow-to-monitor-ind
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Sullivan leads GOP Senate race

...Republican appeared to be coming up short in Alaska as former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan...easily after facing no real threat.The Alaska GOP Senate race mirrors national trends...him over his residency - a big deal in Alaska.Sullivan is from Ohio, but his wife...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-20/sullivan-leads-gop-senate-race
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Oil-tax opponents vow to monitor industry promises

ANCHORAGE - Early results indicate Alaska's new petroleum-tax system will be...repeal of Gov. Sean Parnell's "More Alaska Production Act," approved last year...more oil production, more money in the Alaska Permanent Fund and "more economic growth...

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