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  • JUNEAU — An oil tax overhaul under consideration in Alaska would be a “game changer” and send a signal that the state is ready to compete for investment, a BP Alaska executive said Monday. Damian Bilbao couldn’t say how many projects would make economic sense for the company until a final bi...

    Wed, 04/10/2013 - 12:39pm
  • Like juggling, playing the piano and tap dancing, the art of making bagels appears simple when done, but takes years of practice to perfect. At The Bagel Shop, Homer’s newest bakery and café at the corner of East End Road and Kachemak Drive, bagel baker and co-owner Gabe Chapin worked 10 years to...

    Wed, 04/10/2013 - 12:38pm
  • For 24 years, Greg Brush has been cementing the foundation of his life — faith, family and fish. When he was a 27-year-old, he abandoned his union job, moving away from Northern California’s salmon and steelhead fishing in search of the famous, giant king salmon. He built his life around that de...

    Wed, 04/10/2013 - 12:32pm
  • JUNEAU — The state Department of Revenue issued its spring oil revenue and production forecast Friday and is projecting lower North Slope oil petroleum revenues and production than were estimated in the fall forecast issued last December. A decline of almost $300 million in revenues is now project...

    Wed, 04/10/2013 - 12:27pm
  • JUNEAU — With the first session of the 28th Alaska Legislature scheduled to wrap up its business April 14, some big issues remain on the table. Still to be decided are oil taxes and two big energy projects — a plan for the state to finance trucking of liquefied natural gas from the North Slope a...

    Wed, 04/03/2013 - 10:22am
  • JUNEAU — Major North Slope producers say legislators are making big strides so far in making Alaska more competitive for new oil investment, but Senate Bill 21, which passed the Senate narrowly March 20, still needs some changes to make the state really attractive. The tax rate is too high, at 35 ...

    Wed, 04/03/2013 - 10:21am
  • Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bob Painter has been recognized for 30 years of service as an EMT by the board of directors of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.  To maintain his status as a nationally registered EMT, Painter had to complete biennially a comprehensive...

    Wed, 04/03/2013 - 10:20am
  • Bay Welding will host an open house from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, celebrating the completion of its 100th boat, 39 years of being in business and 19 years of building boats. The open house will be at Bay Weld’s shops, 3301 East End Road. There will be refreshments and a tour of the facilities. The...

    Wed, 04/03/2013 - 10:19am
  • The Alaska Small Business Development Center is offering a free “Starting A Business” seminar from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 29 at the Homer Chamber of Commerce. Bryan Zak, southwest regional director of the Alaska Small Business Development Center, will answer basic questions and offer resour...

    Wed, 04/03/2013 - 10:15am
  • Homer Medical Center is holding a community open house to showcase the newly remodeled clinic and welcome new providers. The event will be at the clinic, 4136 Bartlett St., from 5-7 p.m. today. Guests will be able to tour the clinic and meet the new providers: Dr. Hillary Seger, obstetrics/gynecolog...

    Wed, 04/03/2013 - 10:14am

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