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ConocoPhillips exec: Current oil tax structure is good for Alaska

ConocoPhillips exec: Current oil tax structure is good for Alaska

Scott Jepsen with ConocoPhillips Alaska says the oil tax cut approved by lawmakers last year improved the business climate in the state.

City to provide hazardous waste disposal three days a week

City to provide hazardous waste disposal three days a week

The Commercial Boulevard collection center will be open to residents twice a week, and to businesses once a week by appointment.

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Testimony mixed on Juneau Access project funding

Juneau residents on Thursday weighed in for and against a $35 million appropriation for the Juneau Access project in Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed capital budget.

Are Alaska’s legislative districts getting too big?

Are Alaska’s legislative districts getting too big?

The chairman of the Alaska Redistricting Board says state residents need to have a conversation about the growing number of people who live in each legislative district.

Is Alaska’s economy grounded?

Is Alaska’s economy grounded?

Two economists Thursday offered different takes on what Alaska’s slowing economy means at the World Trade Center Alaska’s annual statewide economic forecast talk in Juneau.

Parnell open to funding Southeast hydro

Parnell open to funding Southeast hydro

There are no Southeast hydroprojects in the governor’s budget proposal. But he says he’s open to funding the right ones.

Sealaska Heritage Institute plans art auction fundraiser for Soboleff Center

Sealaska Heritage Institute plans art auction fundraiser for Soboleff Center

Sealaska Heritage still needs to raise less than $2.5 million of the $20 million project cost. The facility will be complete in January 2015.

Juneau resident Dick Knapp appointed to MTAB

Knapp is a retired Coast Guard admiral and former Alaska Department of Transportation commissioner. More recently he has been chairman of Citizens Pro Road.

Local union members learn how to talk about right-to-work

Local union members learn how to talk about right-to-work

Alaska is not a right-to-work state. But with a Republican dominated legislature and executive branch, it is seen as a state where legislation could pass.

JEDC report: Juneau’s economy is on the upswing

JEDC report: Juneau’s economy is on the upswing

Employment is up, wages are up, and the private sector is growing.

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