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Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...gas deposits, geologists estimate. While the Russian Arctic has the biggest share of oil and gas together, the U.S. and Russia are thought to have about the same amount of crude oil - 35 billion barrels. That's about 5 years' worth of U.S. consumption...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-26/oil-council-shale-wont-last-arctic-d
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Sen. Sullivan talks federal regulations, military presence

...hunting and fishing on federal lands.He also talked about the need to maintain a military presence in Alaska, particularly as Russia beefs up its resources in the Arctic."You put military forces in forward places like Alaska so you don't have to use them...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-23/sen-sullivan-talks-federal-regulatio
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Time to consider a time change

...beneficial to Ketchikan's economy, but it isn't alone. Russia, too, is eyeing the Arctic, and with the intent of militarizing...base for the nation. Watching events in Asia, the Pacific and Russia only reinforces that reasoning.This is the time to build up...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-13/time-to-consider-a-time-change
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Fueling the national embarrassment

...leader of a country trying to deal with the United States right now. Any country, like, say Iran, or the Europeans, or Russia, or Israel.Then, right at the most slippery point in negotiations with an elected U.S. president and his secretary of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-14/fueling-the-national-embarrassmen
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Bob Franken: Hillary and the NSA

...massive voyeurism, will jump at the chance. Maybe Snowden can help out. He's made it clear that he'd like to come back from Russia if he can work out some sort of deal as an alternative to the legal hell and imprisonment he'd be certain to get at the hands...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-18/bob-franken-hillary-and-the-nsa
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What others say: Genetically engineered foods should be labeled

...genetically engineered food labeling. Some of those countries include member nations of the European Union, Brazil, Australia, Russia, China, South Africa and Turkey.The U.S. is not on that list, and it should be.Currently, there are two co-sponsors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-17/what-others-say-genetically-engin
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What others say: Russia a nation in decline

...lost stature. But the reality is that Russia is a nation in decline.Global oil prices have tumbled to a five-year low, and Russia's ruble has fallen 40 percent against...reach $128 billion.In other words, Russia has serious financial problems that Putin...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-14/what-others-say-russia-a-nation-i
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CH2M Hill to sell some of its Alaska, Russia business interests

...announced that it would "explore strategic alternatives" for its business unit which covers Alaska and Sakhalin Island, in Russia. The company employs about 2,400 employees within that unit, according to its announcement. "The Alaska and Sakhalin oil...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-12/ch2m-hill-to-sell-some-of-its-alaska
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CH2M Hill to sell some of its Alaska, Russia business interests

...announced that it would "explore strategic alternatives" for its business unit which covers Alaska and Sakhalin Island, in Russia. The company employs about 2,400 employees within that unit, according to its announcement. "The Alaska and Sakhalin oil...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-12/ch2m-hill-to-sell-some-of-its-alaska
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What others say: 200 years of peace between America and Canada

...absurd. The idea of a barbed-wire border fence between America and Canada is farther away than the possibility of a tunnel to Russia.Good relations didn't come naturally. Canada and America are two different countries with different ideas on the issues...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-23/what-others-say-200-years-of-peac
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