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A man banished from the Interior Alaska village of Tanana by the community's tribal council has filed a civil lawsuit in federal court arguing for his right to return.
FM in Fairbanks, Alaska, laid off programming director Jerry Evans Friday as part of ongoing measures to cut spending.
Congratulations to the no campaign on their hard-fought victory. Fifty-two percent of Alaskans have chosen to keep Senate Bill 21 in place.
A 58-year-old man with ties to Washington state has been arraigned in Fairbanks on charges of dealing heroin and laundering money.
With summer firefighting jobs in short supply, the mayor for the village of Tanana said she welcomes well-paid construction work created by an $11 million effort to link the remote community to the Alaska road system.
Under the guidance of the Parnell administration, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority is taking a leading role in driving oil and gas development much in the same way that it has nurtured and helped to finance mining and infrastructure projects across the state during the past 47 years.
Regions of Alaska where the oil industry has its deepest roots voted in favor of the contentious oil-production tax cut known as Senate Bill 21, but there were exceptions, including Fairbanks, where five of six districts supported the law's repeal.
Arctic sea ice is melting fast, having lost about 1 million square miles since the 1970s, but experts are still figuring out what factors, such as cloud cover, are speeding or slowing the ice's demise.
The results were still unofficial as Petroleum News went to print, but at 80,508 opposed and 73,628 in favor, ballot measure No.
The state's top union official said Wednesday he doesn't believe the Alaska AFL-CIO will endorse anyone for governor if the two leading challengers to Gov. Sean Parnell can't agree to merge their campaigns, with one becoming the other's lieutenant governor.
The year is 1905. You are a prospector in Alaska relaxing in your cabin after a chilly day of working the tailings pile.
A referendum to roll back an oil production tax change made in 2013 was defeated by voters in the state's primary election held Aug. 19. Ballot Measure 1, which would have reinstated the state's previous tax known as ACES that was repealed in 2013, was voted down 52 percent to 48 percent, or a margin of about 6,800 votes, the Division of Elections ... (more)
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Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 01:08 am
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