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Cuts to education holding Alaska back

...It flows from an oil giveaway that puts the state into annual $1-$2 billion deficits as far as the eye can see. Last April paid Administration "experts" downplayed that Parnell's giveaway would "only" cost over $1 billion in annual lost...
Refinery closing will likely cost railroad $11M per year

...neutral" business with the loss of Flint Hills jet fuel shipments and the addition of Delta Western's fuel storage. Last April, Delta Western, which supplies petroleum products to Western Alaska communities, announced plans to build 11.3 million...
'To be or not to be' still a relevant question

Last April, I received an phone call from my brother in Washington State. He said, "If there is any way you can get away for a while and...
2014 Alaska Forecast: Gov, Senate stir political winds

...a snoozer in Alaska, is the ballot referendum on Senate Bill 21, the oil tax reform bill passed by the Legislature last April, and the square-off between Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, former Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan and 2010...
State: Don't blame revenue drop on SB 21

...progressivity formula was replaced by a new state oil tax, without the formula, in Senate Bill 21 passed by the Legislature last April. It doesn't take effect until Jan. 1, meaning ACES is in effect for the first six months of the current fiscal year...
More questions than answers for oil and gas in 2014

...come from CD-5, a project by ConocoPhillips that was planned and approved before the Legislature's passage of SB 21 last April.A significant new project planned by ConocoPhillips and its minority partner, Anadarko Petroleum, is GMT-1 in the...
Brown Bears season preview: Team seeks first postseason win

...British Columbia) Rage and the Alaska Avalanche of Palmer, the latter moving their operations to Johnstown, Penn., last April. That leaves the division with four teams total - Kenai River, Fresno, the Wenatchee (Wash.) Wild and the Fairbanks...
Apache puts Ninilchik-based work on pause

...state permits were applied for simultaneously. Some of the permits were received within two months. Others took from last April until earlier this month."We would like there to be a timeline and a process. Unfortunately, agencies don't work...
Ice jams: Still feeling the effects

Kenai River ice surrounds damaged boardwalk in Soldotna last April. Photo by M. Scott Moon When looking back at all the destruction caused by river ice last winter, Soldotna's city manager...
Supreme Court refuses to hear Alaska case

...petition filed by the Alaska Civil Liberties Union to review the law's constitutionality. The state's high court last April revived most of the law, which earlier had been struck down by an Anchorage judge. The law, among other things, placed...


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