The U.S. Postal Service says Alaska’s pot businesses can’t mail their state tax payments. Without guidance from the Justice Department or an act of Congress, the postal office is blocking attempts to mail tax payments to the state tax office in Anchorage.
ConocoPhillips has confirmed it’s giving up its small stake in the Point Thomson field on the North Slope. The move has some observers wondering if it’s a bad sign for the state’s effort to build a massive natural gas line.
Unionized pilots at Alaska Airlines and recently acquired Virgin America pulled off a virtual barrel roll Wednesday to get management’s attention. The union complains that talks to combine both pilot groups under what they hope will be a more generous joint contract aren’t moving fast enough.