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Level playing field?

...forced to play."One of the schools that the Seldovia boys faced in this year's state tournament was that of the Brooks Range village in Anaktuvak Pass. The Otters beat the Wolves in the Class 1A state semifinals, but were playing nearly a...
Inlet rebound comes at cost to state during price plunge

...development finance corporation, is studying the investment with Furie. AIDEA has also made an equity investment with Brooks Range Petroleum, an independent developing a small oil field on the North Slope.Tim Bradner can be reached at tim.bradner...
Refuge Notebook: Following the Alaska dream

...Homer) share their story of moving to Alaska's remote Brooks Range in the spring of 1992 with their 6-year-old son...Journey," which recounts her youth in the wilds of the Brooks Range. Long out of print, a new edition is scheduled for...
Slope construction season still strong amid price plunge

...winter and spring.In another development, independent Brooks Range Petroleum has started its drilling of production wells...Drilling Rig 16E was moved to the location in December.Brooks Range plans to award contracts for fabrication of field production...
Refuge Notebook: Celebrating marmots

...hemisphere worldwide. In Alaska, there are three marmots, the Alaska or Brower's marmot which is restricted to the Brooks Range, the woodchuck (or groundhog) which is restricted to the eastern interior north of the Alaska Range, and the hoary...
Unhinged Alaska: Silent night, heavenly light

...was on an Asian mountain top or the environs of the Brooks Range. Christmas has always been a quintessential time for...midnight, as I passed through the rolling hills north of Brooks Range, the moonless, sub-zero, sky was suffused with...
What others say: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects

...Highway, providing access for mining companies to harvest copper, zinc, lead and silver on the south slopes of the Brooks Range. At an estimated cost of around $400 million, the road doesn't have quite the sticker shock as bigger-ticket...
Walker faced with widening deficit scenario

...Ambler resource access road, which could be built from the Dalton Highway to mineral exploration areas in the western Brooks Range.The budget also did not include any money for the Knik Arm crossing, a large project in the advanced planning stage...
5 things to know about Alaska's midterm election

...that doesn't want to be on the ballot. Thom Walker won the primary election without campaigning. He works in the Brooks Range, and party officials say he posted his withdrawal from the race on their Facebook site. The problem is, he's mostly...
Candidates answer questions on Super PACS

...and divide Alaskans along strong partisan and ideological lines. (Recently), Outside groups that can't tell the Brooks Range from a gas range dropped $9.5 million on TV time in Alaska to attack me. Groups supported by the Koch brothers have...


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