• The Alaska Division of Oil and Gas has approved a Plan of Operations for Hilcorp Alaska to develop a new pad outside Ninilchik to support natural gas drilling operations. The Alaska subsidiary of the Houston, Texas-based company has been expanding operations in its Ninilchik unit holdings since acqu...

    Wed, 10/05/2016 - 2:08pm
  • ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Railroad is making final preparations for the first U.S. rail shipments of liquefied natural gas, a fuel that could be used to alleviate air pollution problems in the state’s second-largest city. The railroad Tuesday sent two loaded 40-foot LNG containers from Anchorage to...

    Wed, 09/28/2016 - 8:08am
  • Alaska’s bankers keep eyes on uncertain future By DJ Summers Morris News Service - Alaska “There was cautious optimism in the first six months of the year,” said First National Bank Alaska Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Michelle Schuh. “Now I think people are just being ca...

    Wed, 09/28/2016 - 8:07am
  • Group to protest smaller PFD By Stephanie Prokop Morris News Service - Alaska Local retailers are expected to receive a boost when the dividend is distributed on Oct. 6, but not as big a boost compared to previous years....

    Wed, 09/28/2016 - 8:06am
  • Market may be officially over, but growers still plan to sell By KYRA WAGNER FOR THE HOMER NEWS Yes, the Homer Farmers Market is “officially” over. No more credit card machine, no more music, no more Market memorabilia. But that doesn’t mean that there won’t be a place to get fresh and local...

    Wed, 09/28/2016 - 8:05am
  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) ­— Gov. Bill Walker illegally vetoed Alaska Permanent Fund earnings that were required to be transferred to dividends, a lawsuit filed Friday by a state senator and two former state senators claims. Facing a multibillion-dollar deficit, Walker in June cut in half the ann...

    Tue, 09/27/2016 - 10:42am
  • Armstrong Energy CEO aims to prove North Slope is still ‘target rich’ By Elwood Brehmer Morris News Service - Alaska ANCHORAGE — If all goes as planned, the upcoming North Slope drilling season could be the winter of Bill. Bill Armstrong, CEO and founder of his namesake company Armstrong Energ...

    Tue, 09/27/2016 - 10:22am
  • Legislative panels address hot pot topics Welcome to the conversation, legislators. Senate and House Judiciary Committees called a joint informational meeting at the Downtown Anchorage Legislative Information Office on Sept. 14 to discuss the hottest and longest running topics in the Alaska marijuan...

    Tue, 09/27/2016 - 10:19am
  • The Alberta-based fertilizer producer Agrium has applied for an Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation permit for waste discharge from its Kenai Nitrogen Operations facility in Nikiski, a plant that closed in 2007 due to a dwindling local supply of the natural gas it uses as raw material....

    Wed, 09/21/2016 - 1:25pm
  • The days are getting shorter. That simply means that there is more to try to cram into smaller days, right? One thing you need to cram into these shorter days is the last official Homer Farmers Market and its Harvest Meal Potluck. The Harvest Meal gives you the chance to knock out several things on ...

    Wed, 09/21/2016 - 1:25pm

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