Alaska Newswire (Page 10)

Alaska Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alaska. (Page 10)

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  1. New bill from House lawmaker would hike minimum tax on oil industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... the state's oil and gas tax credit regime. Anchorage Democrat Les Gara debuted his bill, called the "Fair Share for Alaska's Oil Act," on Wednesday. Among the changes proposed in the bill is an increase in the state's current minimum tax, from 4 ...

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  2. Reserves, dividends would be gone in 10 years without action, lawmakers toldRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    David Teal, fiscal analyst for the Alaska Legislature, runs through various budget models related to House Bill 115 for the House Finance Committee on Wednesday. HB 115 creates a state income tax, draws money from the Permanent Fund for the state budget and introduces a new formula for setting the amount of the Permanent Fund dividend.

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  3. City Council: Animal Shelter Funding & New Electric MetersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Seward City News

    ... has a new fleet of tugs that are being constructed in the Gulf of Mexico, which will replace Crowley's fleet around Alaska. This is the first change of tug and barge contractors since 1995, and prior to that, Crowley provided docking services for ...

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  4. Ask a Climatologist: This winter's alarming record low Arctic sea iceRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... in the summer. "It is pretty alarming," Brettschneider said. "There's been open water not far off the North Slope of Alaska in January and February, which is really astonishing. Over to the east of Greenland, around Svalbard Islands of Norway, I ...

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  5. Kenai borough assembly to consider eliminating religious invocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... The Kenai Peninsula Borough is currently involved in an ongoing lawsuit with the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska over the invocation policy. The ordinance was approved for introduction in a 5-4 vote, with Assembly members Stan Welles, Dale ...

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  6. COMMENTARY: Brena's - fair share' mantra rings hollowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    An observation from educator/philosopher William James came to mind as I watched Robin Brena lecture the House Resources Committee on Feb. 3 on his version of reality. In Brena's mind, "fair share" means fixing Alaska's fiscal mess by jacking up taxes on the oil industry and changing our tax policy for the seventh time in 12 years.

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  7. Port Authority resurfaces seeking Valdez routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... is loaded with oil for BP at the Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. marine terminal in Valdez. The nearly-forgotten Alaska Gasline Port Authority resurfaced in comments to federal officials filed this month that demand a gasline from the North Slope ...

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  8. AGDC board hears project cost droppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Gasline Development Corp. President Keith Meyer and Gov. Bill Walker are seen at a press conference on Sept. 30, 2016, to discuss their meetings with potential Asian markets for Alaska's LNG.

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  9. Report: Pebble shares are - worthless'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... - also home to one of the world's largest salmon fisheries - has made it an extremely controversial project in Alaska and nationwide. Whether the ballot measure, which requires the state Legislature to approve the project above and beyond state and ...

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  10. Prices, lawsuit over cod allocation keep Adak plant closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... of some fishing restrictions revolving around Stellar sea lion protections in 2015 allowed the Aleut Corp., one of 12 Alaska Native regional corporations, to begin harvesting its pollock allocation of 15,500 metric tons. Prior to the changes, all or ...

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  11. COMMENTARY: What kind of Alaska do you want to live in?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    This question gets to the heart of the matter: What is it we really want Alaska to look like? What kind of Alaska do we want 20 and 40 years from now? We would wager that more people than not want to have a strong education system with reasonable class sizes, reliable public safety in our communities, well maintained roads, health care, affordable energy, well managed fish and wildlife, clean water and air, a fair justice system, a strong university, and of course a Permanent Fund Dividend check every year. We would go a step further and say that most Alaskans are willing to contribute if it means having these things now and for future generations.

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  12. Inaction, CBD raids and Sessions fuel suspicions within cannabis industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Bottles of hemp-derived CBD oil are seen for sale at Rainbow Foods on Feb. 10. The State of Alaska has announced that the oil, widely sold in the state, is considered a marijuana product subject to regulation, and seizure by enforcement staff. The Feb. 9 CBD raids combined with a slow rollout of the industry in the state and Jeff Sessions as the new U.S. Attorney General has industry stakeholders nervous about their future.

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  13. Elizabeth and Roy Peratrovich documents now onlineRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Capital City Weekly

    The Alaska State Archives has digitized and placed online historic documents related to the lives and work of Elizabeth and Roy Peratrovich, who are often remembered for their actions toward the passage of the Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945. The State Archives has placed these documents online for Elizabeth Peratrovich Day , which the Alaska State Legislature established in 1988 to honor Peratrovich "for her courageous, unceasing efforts" to confront discrimination and bring about equal rights laws in Alaska.

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  14. Fireside Lecture on ancient shorelines of SE AlaskaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Capital City Weekly

    Geologist Jim Baichtal will discuss revising old theories regarding how life adapted to Southeast Alaska's ancient ice sheets during the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Friday, Feb. 17 Fireside Lecture. Once thought to be completely covered by glacial ice to the shoreline, Southeast Alaska is now believed to have had significant ice-free refuge areas where people, plants and animals lived.

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  15. Accused sex trafficker targeted and terrorized Alaska Native teens, prosecutor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... told a jury Wednesday, as he gave his closing argument in Williams' trial. They were older teenagers, mostly Alaska Native, he said. They had rough childhoods in villages or elsewhere. Some were addicts. And, he said, they were usually broke. At ...

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  16. Innovation Summit focuses on entrepreneurship in AlaskaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Capital City Weekly

    JUNEAU The Innovation Summit, on Feb. 15, 16, is a unique business conference that brings together top managers, entrepreneurs, established business owners, angel investors, non-profits, and more to share their experience in building a sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem in Alaska. This year, efforts are focused on the entrepreneurs, experienced managers, and investors to encourage collaboration and shared knowledge to further strengthen the entrepreneurial spirit in the 49th state.

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  17. Finally, a budget plan that works for AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Kudos to Rep. Paul Seaton, Rep. Neal Foster, the House Finance Committee and the House majority coalition for their proposed solution to Alaska's fiscal crisis. Thank you! Finally we have a solution that looks at the whole problem.

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  18. Anchorage will start recycling plastic 'clamshell'-style containersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Municipality of Anchorage announced Wednesday that residents in both the Solid Waste Services and Alaska Waste pickup areas can now start adding PETE No. 1 containers to their bins.

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  19. Anchorage GOP Sen. Giessel scales back her fee hike for studded tiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, has scaled back her proposal for a massive hike on Alaska's studded tire tax. Giessel's original legislation would have increased the state user fee to $75 a tire , up from $5 now, which would have tallied $300 for a set of four instead of the current $20.

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  20. What's happening this week Feb. 15th - 21st, 2017Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau Legislative Information Office, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 6-7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Legislative Office Building, 533 Main St. Come learn about how Juneau's Legislative Information Office can help you stay informed during the 30th Alaska Legislature. Free.

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