The latest from TV, Radio, and Newspapers

Add a news source

Are we missing a North Pole news source? Let us know!

North Pole Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for North Pole, AK.

Results 1 - 20 of 20 for "" in North Pole, AK

  1. State proposes additional royalty oil sales to Petro StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Department of Natural Resources is looking to sell more of its oil to local refineries a few months after finalizing a royalty oil deal with Tesoro Corp. Under the latest proposed royalty oil sale, the state would sell between 18,800 and 23,500 barrels per day of North Slope crude to Petro Star Inc.'s North Pole and Valdez refineries on a one-year contract starting Dec. 1. A second, four-year contract would kick in Dec. 1, 2017, immediately after conclusion of the first, with up to 20,500 barrels per day sold to Petro Star in the first year. Sale volumes from the state would gradually decrease in subsequent contract years to a maximum of 10,500 barrels per day from December 2020 to November 2021.


  2. AGDC finance VP quits; Walker vetoes bill to put legislators on boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Gasline Development Corp. is moving ahead with its alternative financing concept for the Alaska LNG Project with a couple leadership positions vacant. AGDC Vice President of Finance and Administration Bruce Tangeman resigned July 29, effective immediately.


  3. On eve of fifth session, Walker done appealing to legislatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Including last fall's "gasline special session" when the Legislature approved a buyout of TransCanada Corp.'s interest in the Alaska LNG Project, the pending special legislative session is the fifth in less than 15 months and is beginning to resemble a heavyweight fight between the Legislature and Gov. Bill Walker. Last month the Senate passed a version of the governor's vision to restructure how the Permanent Fund's investment earnings are used: from just paying dividend checks to splitting the revenue between PFDs and general government services as the state continues to grapple with budget deficits well in excess of $3 billion.


  4. Tesoro to sell some fuel storage in consent deal with stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Tesoro Alaska Co. will sell some of its current fuel storage at the Port of Anchorage, seen here in the foreground, in a consent decree with the State of Alaska after it purchased the fuel storage assets of Flint Hills Resources last year.


  5. Another special session called after House fails to pass fiscal planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Forty minutes later, Gov. Bill Walker issued a proclamation stating that the fifth special session will begin on July 11. On its agenda will be three items: Using the earnings of the Alaska Permanent Fund to pay for government operations, reforms to the state's system of oil and gas tax credits, and a suite of tax increases. "I am absolutely convinced that if we don't fix this now, then our challenges next year will be even more magnified," Walker said in a press conference Sunday afternoon.


  6. Middle Earth' tax credit debate reaches Interior gas projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Crews are seen laying gas lines in North Pole last summer as part of the buildout for the Interior Energy Project being led by the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority to deliver cheaper and cleaner fuel to Fairbanks and North Pole. The project has been beset by delays, and the latest could result from a desire to wait for drilling results from Doyon Ltd. that could result in a source of gas 60 miles from Fairbanks rather than the current plan to truck LNG from Cook Inlet.


  7. Legislature resurrects bills from regular session; conference committee named on tax creditsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Legislators approved a resolution May 24 to pick up where they left off, at least in regards to the bills Gov. Bill Walker put on their agenda when he called the special session.


  8. Last-minute substitute to oil tax credit bill passes HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    After a month of debate, the Alaska House of Representatives has approved legislation that cuts the annual state subsidy for the oil and gas industry. In a 25-12 vote, the House approved a modified version of House Bill 247, proposed by a pair of Republicans: Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole; and Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer.


  9. Overtime Week 3: Criminal justice reform passes House, credit issue still unresolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Lawmakers and criminal justice advocates crowd around Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, center, a sponsor of a massive criminal justice overhaul bill in Alaska that passed the House on May 5 in Juneau. Photo/Rashah McChesney The state House passed a major criminal justice reform bill late Thursday after days of wrangling over amendments on the floor and lengthy committee hearings.


  10. Alaska Senate approves criminal justice overhaul billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    With just days left in the legislative session, the state House is set to consider a bill that would make sweeping changes to Alaska's criminal justice system. The state Senate on Saturday approved a measure that moves away from tough-on-crime programs that have been a staple of Alaska's criminal sentencing structure since it gained statehood.


  11. House Judiciary Committee guts asset forfeiture billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    House Judiciary Committee Chair Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, looks on during a January hearing on a bill that would make broad changes to the Alaska Uniform Code of Military Justice. LeDoux's committee stripped most reforms to the state civil asset forfeiture bill at a hearing April 4. Photo/Rashah McChesney/AP The House Judiciary Committee moved a stripped-down version of a civil asset forfeiture reform bill to the Finance Committee on April 4, with members saying they'd rather pass something palatable this session than nothing at all.


  12. University cuts could damage fisheries, Arctic researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Researchers with the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Science check a pop-up satellite tag on a Pacific halibut. The University of Alaska system cuts proposed in the Legislature would largely come out of research funding, which could create a ripple effect that damages state and federal fisheries management.


  13. Report: More imported gasoline drives up in-state priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Tesoro refinery in Nikiski mostly produces gasoline for in-state use and exports about 30 percent of each barrel as fuel oil according to a recently released report commissioned at the request of Sen. Anna MacKinnon, R-Eagle River, after the Flint Hills refinery closed in 2014. Photo/File/AJOC The market for Alaska's refineries is becoming even tougher with reduced demand and increased pressure to compete with imported fuels.


  14. Week 6 in Juneau: House makes budget recommendationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Friday was day 39, and wrapped up week six of the 2016 legislative session. Next week, day 45 will the halfway point of the 90-day session.


  15. Week 3 in Juneau: - We need to man up and do our jobs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Senate State Affairs Committee members John Coghill, R-North Pole, left, Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, and Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, listen to UAA Professor Emeritus in Economics Scott Goldsmith about possible budget solutions during a hearing for SB 128 at the Capitol on Thursday. Photo/Michael Penn/Juneau Empire JUNEAU - The Legislature ground through its 18th day in Juneau as of Feb. 5 with 72 days to go until its scheduled adjournment.


  16. At State of the State, Walker sells teamwork as necessary to beat deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Delivering his second State of the State address, Gov. Bill Walker used humor, metaphor and anecdote to outline his plan for solving the state's $3.5 billion deficit, then requested the Legislature's help implementing that plan. The core of Walker's proposal is the New Sustainable Alaska Plan, an idea unveiled in the fall that turns the Alaska Permanent Fund into a money factory whose earnings partially fund state government.


  17. Restricting board-generated proposals among fisheries billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Board of Fisheries meets to discuss Prince William Sound issues in December 2014. A bill by Rep. Tammy Wilson, R-North Pole, aims to restrict how the Boards of Fisheries and Game can generate and pass proposals without public input.


  18. Movers & Shakers 01/10/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Dan Javes was named director of operations for NMS Food & Facilities Management, a division of NANA Management Services, the fifth-largest private employer in Alaska with more than 40 years of experience in the North Slope oil and gas industry. Javes will oversee operations in the education sector, at Fairbanks International Airport and restaurants operated by NMS Food & Facilities Management-The Varsity at the Alaska Airlines Center and MUSE Restaurant at Anchorage Museum.


  19. GVEA purchase won't help gas project, but should lower costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Interior electric utility Golden Valley Electric Association's decision to assume a more minor role in the Interior Energy Project than some hoped was perhaps the worst news for the project's prospects in 2015. The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority had hoped the cooperative would line up for two billion cubic feet of natural gas per year, a substantial base demand that would help reduce costs to residential customers.


  20. Leg. Council seeks help from AIDEA with Anchorage LIORead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Legislative Council is hoping the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority can help it out of an untenable situation, while keeping legislators in their Anchorage offices. Council members voted unanimously Dec. 19 to recommend the full Legislature not pay the $3.3 million per year lease it has for the Anchorage Legislative Information Office, or LIO.


North Pole Job Listings
View or post North Pole job listings on Topix.
North Pole Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in North Pole from Topix.
North Pole Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in North Pole on Topix.