“I kind of like spicy things, like chile relleno and some lasagna with a little zip in it, that sort of thing,” says Iditarod musher Linwood Fiedler.
BP announced it will donate the BP Energy Center property and building to The Alaska Community Foundation. The foundation has agreed to maintain the center as a free meeting space for at least the next 20 years.
The Regulatory Commission of Alaska has extended its deadline to March 12. It’s the second delay this year.
Instead of building an entire, temporary island as a staging area to move its infrastructure to the remote Willow site, the oil company has abandoned that plan and now proposes to rely more heavily on ice roads.
It was the first time Alaskans could provide in-person comments to the Regulatory Commission of Alaska about one of the state’s biggest oil industry deals.
The drop in enrollment follows tense budget battles and accreditation issues for the University of Alaska Anchorage, adding financial loss to a UA system that’s already cash-strapped and stressed.
An Alaska bishop offered a series of apologies in the wake of a review that disclosed reports of sexual misconduct by 14 men who worked for the Archdiocese of Anchorage.
The ballot initiative would raise the minimum tax and eliminate oil tax credits for Alaska’s largest legacy fields. It would also require oil companies to publicly report their revenues and costs from those fields.
With temperatures sinking below zero degrees in Anchorage last week, demand for engine block heaters skyrocketed.
The agency received dozens of public comments on the issue.