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Legislative negotiators seek education resolution

...overtime, nibbling away at points of possible agreement. While...education funding - became a point of contention between the House...was "the greatest sticking point, I think, in the entire piece...a level he called a starting point for discussions. The House...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-22/legislative-negotiators-seek-educati
News
Study says Cook Inlet's oil, gas industry worth $4.7 billion to state

...president of Cook Inlet Energy, an independent oil and gas company now producing new oil and gas from the Inlet, outlined key points from the Northern Economic study in a briefing to chamber members the day it was released. Overall, Cook Inlet oil and gas...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-23/study-says-cook-inlet%E2%80%99s-oil-
News
BP to sell four smaller North Slope fields, retain ownership of Prudhoe

...percent of BP's interests in the Milne Point field and Liberty, an undeveloped offshore...which it will own, and also the Milne Point field, where it will be 50 percent owner...those BP employees at or supporting Milne Point, Endicott and Northstar are expected to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-22/bp-to-sell-four-smaller-north-slope-
News
Reeling it in: 'Transcendence' something to think about

...Singularity. Think of it as a tipping point, the place where knowledge suddenly begins...the films of James Cameron, it's the point where the computers decide to abruptly...intelligence to refine nanotechnology to point where he can literally create almost anything...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-04-23/reeling-it-in-transcen
Arts & Entertainment
Voices of Alaska: Who vets the candidates?

...the Republican Party went through that year. Another case in point was John Lindauer's gubernatorial campaign in 1998. This...that Senator Begich will use everything he can, such as this point, to win the Race? While he served as Attorney General, it...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-23/voices-of-alaska-who-vets-the-can
Opinion
Update: Legislature to address education today

...R-Nikiski, said there wasn't agreement on a total dollar amount but expected it would be around $100 million. One of the points of contention, though, was how much should go into the per-student funding formula. Senate Rules Committee Chair Lesil...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-21/legislature-to-address-education-tod
News
Senate passes education bill

...in Monday afternoon.Sunday was supposed to be the end of the scheduled 90-day session. But education became a sticking point between the House and Senate in the waning days. While voters approved the 90-day limit - and many lawmakers in the past...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-21/senate-passes-education-bill
News
Kenai boys, SoHi girls win Homer Invitational

...Friday and Saturday at Homer High School.The Kards scored 128 points for the win. Anchorage Christian Schools was second with 97, while Wasilla was third with 96.On the girls side, the 111 points for the Stars put them over the top. Kenai was second with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-04-19/kenai-boys-sohi-girls-win-homer-in
Sports
Sharing language, sharing culture

...effortlessly between English and Yup'ik telling jokes and coaxing complex and occasionally guttural sounds from her students. She points to each letter of the Yup'ik alphabet and identifies each as a stop, fricative or nasal sound as the class tries to imitate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-19
News
School briefs

...information as well as a tour of a fire engine! A big welcome to our Artist In Residence Liz! Liz will teach us some finer points of creating art during her visit. Jump Rope For Heart will happen next week as well as Junior Achievement. It's a busy time...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2014-04-20/school-briefs
Schools

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