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Proponents of the old ACES oil tax system cite families, future and Alaska as trite reasons to reject Ballot Measure 1. On behalf of my own family, and Alaska State Chamber of Commerce members and I beg to differ.
The improvement in quarterly income is mainly due to improvements in loan interest and loan fee income which increased over the same period in 2013, an increase generated by growth in the bank's loan portfolio.
Alaska Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash discussed a range of resource-related issues from his history with oil tax policy to wetlands permitting July 18 at a Commonwealth North forum.
Average retail gasoline prices in Alaska have fallen 4.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.11/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 398 gas outlets in Alaska.
Adolph Pleasant, 34, of Quinhagak caught this 7-foot, 4-inch salmon shark on July 10, 2009, while halibut fishing in Kuskokwim Bay.
Two federal appeals courts came to opposite conclusions Tuesday regarding the government's ability to subsidize health care plans under the Affordable Care Act, a key component of the federal health care law.
The Alaska Democratic Party is getting a boost from a group in Washington, D.C., that's dedicated to preserving the Democrats' fragile majority in the U.S. Senate.
Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures, a new zip line operation in Seward, offers 8 zips, three aerial walkways and two rappels during a three-hour tour.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said in a phone interview with Alaska Dispatch News on Tuesday that she plans to speak out against oil company-funded efforts to maintain the oil tax structure put in place in January.
Sarah Palin is the governor of Alaska, and a hugely popular one, with approval ratings hovering in the 90 percent range.
OPINION: In my professional experience, the passage of SB 21 has triggered more capital investment in Alaska's North Slope, and that's key to continued prosperity.
Bill Walker, who finished behind Parnell in the 2010 gubernatorial primary and is running this time as an independent, brought in nearly $260,000, $170,000 of which he personally contributed.
Three weeks ago, the Supreme Court issued a very disappointing verdict in Burwell v.
A Keen's myotis bat captured in Juneau in 2011. Another bat of the same species was found on Prince of Wales Island in 2014 and discovered to be infected with rabies -- just the third such case in Alaska since 1971.
An airplane prepares to drop retardant on a fire burning on the edge of Browns Lake in the Funny River neighborhood of Soldotna on Saturday afternoon, May 24, 2014.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:16 am
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