Current fiscal policies limit choices on oil taxes

...politicians understand. If the mega-oil companies do not get what they want they will pack...vote yes and hope some other big oil company might agree to our terms and conditions...corporations. Gazprom is the ninth largest oil company in the world. I bet they want to be...

What others say: A booming economy can solve many problems

...house-of-cards fashion other Wall Street firms and a good chunk of the auto industry, along with a lot of other luckless companies.That prompted an unprecedented government bailout that pumped billions of dollars into banks and businesses and continues...

What's Happening

...Saturday.? Four Royal Parkers on the Kenai Spur Highway in Soldotna has live music with Bob Ramponi and the Alaska Swing Company Friday and Saturday at 10 p.m.? The Sterling Senior Center Christmas in July Bazaar and Bake Sale will take place from...

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Buccaneer bankruptcy slows gas fight with CIRI

...claims Buccaneer owes royalties for gas the company pulled from CIRI land that is adjacent...is sorted out is lifted. The petroleum company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy May 31...100 million in its court filings. The company also proclaimed its belief that funds...

Taking care of the bills: 11 measures signed into law

...or pre-front-end engineering and design, phase. North Slope producers ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, and BP, pipeline company TransCanada and the state, have agreed to invest up to $500 million into the phase - a first for the state, Parnell said...

Keep calm: T-shirts net $2,500 for emergency services charities

...two lines and people were still leaving messages." Most people called to support the firefighting efforts, she said. The company shipped at least six boxes out of state to places like Washington and Minnesota, she said. Dan Nelson said Emergency Services...

The Boxtrolls

Opens Friday, Sep 26, 2014 Synopsis: A group of boxtrolls, a series of monsters who live underneath the city and feast on cheese at night, are targeted by an exterminator (voiced by Ben Kingsley) in this fantasy comedy from stop-motion company LAIKA. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Ben Kingsley, Toni Collette, Elle Fanning, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Jared Harris Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Reader not happy with current legislature

...good in it for Alaskans who own the oil. What did the oil companies have to promise for these huge tax cuts? Nothing; absolutely nothing! The state gets less revenue so the oil companies can get richer with no strings attached. That's wrong...

What others say: Facebook needs to show more respect for its users

...interests and habits are all fair game for the company, which has little compunction about analyzing...For a week in 2012, it seems, the company manipulated users' news feeds as part...contagion" of social networking. The company, together with two academic researchers...

Think carefully about Ballot Measure 1

...goose that laid the golden eggs? The oil companies have financed this great state for a...cease to invest in our economy. The oil companies need to make money in order to have the...our state would look like if the oil companies move elsewhere (like North Dakota...



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