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Obama's Trans-Alaska Oil Assault - Wall Street Journal

Alaska News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 21:15

Wall Street Journal

Obama's Trans-Alaska Oil Assault
Wall Street Journal
Washington's energy debate has been focused on President Obama 's endless opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline, but maybe that was only a warm-up. His new fossil fuel shutdown target is Alaska. President Obama announced Sunday that he'll use his ...
Obama's Arctic power grabPolitico

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​Budget cuts a priority before looking for other revenue sources – Alaska Gov ... - RT

Alaska News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 19:47

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​Budget cuts a priority before looking for other revenue sources – Alaska Gov ...
RT
RT: So it is a huge budget fall even in a state like Alaska, which has a relatively small population. You've announced sizable budget cuts including to schools and social services. Do you think there could be a backlash for this? What kind of public ...

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Alaska Cannabis Club plans to open medical marijuana dispensary on ... - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 19:39

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska Cannabis Club plans to open medical marijuana dispensary on ...
Alaska Dispatch News
Following an eviction from its clubhouse at the former Kodiak Bar in downtown Anchorage, the Alaska Cannabis Club is moving forward with plans to open a medical marijuana dispensary on Feb. 24, the day recreational marijuana becomes legalized in ...

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Obama's Alaska plans spark Republican ire - Washington Times

Alaska News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 17:13

Washington Times

Obama's Alaska plans spark Republican ire
Washington Times
President Obama's plan to lock up Alaska's vast energy supply has sparked a furious backlash on Capitol Hill and prompted allegations that the White House has declared “war” on the state, but lawmakers have few options to fight back and even a ...
Offshore drilling plan in Alaska may restrict parts of Arctic OceanAlaska Dispatch News
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areasSunHerald.com
Obama to Clog Alaska Oil DrillingPatriot Post

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Offshore drilling plan in Alaska may restrict parts of Arctic Ocean - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 16:54

Washington Times

Offshore drilling plan in Alaska may restrict parts of Arctic Ocean
Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska's all-Republican congressional delegation has been harshly critical of the administration's policies to limit development of oil-rich land in the state. News of the off-shore drilling policy comes a day after President Barack Obama's ...
Obama's Alaska plans spark Republican ireWashington Times
Alaska officials say offshore drilling plan likely to take some Arctic ...Minneapolis Star Tribune
Murkowski: WH delivering 'double, triple, quadruple whammy' to Alaska oilThe Hill
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Blind Harbor Seal Learns Basic Skills at Alaska Aquarium - ABC News

Alaska News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 16:04

Blind Harbor Seal Learns Basic Skills at Alaska Aquarium
ABC News
A blind harbor seal is learning basic behaviors such as being fed by hand at an Alaska aquarium. Officials at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward say the pup, named Bryce, was rescued in late December in Homer, Alaska. The veterinary staff at the ...

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Alaska Airlines employees in Alaska to receive $9M in 2014 bonuses - KTUU.com

Alaska News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 16:00

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Alaska Airlines employees in Alaska to receive $9M in 2014 bonuses
KTUU.com
In a Monday statement, Alaska said most of the airline's employees also earned a total of about $1,000 in monthly bonuses last year, for meeting goals linked to on-time flights and customer satisfaction. The monthly and annual bonuses for 2014 total ...
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air employees to split about $116 million in ...Dallas Morning News (blog)
Alaska Airlines Employees Get BonusTravelPulse
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air Employees Receive About Five Weeks Annual ...PR Newswire (press release)
Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)
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Watch: Lawmaker Says Obama Has Gone 'Completely Whacko' With Alaska ... - TheBlaze.com

Alaska News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 13:05

Watch: Lawmaker Says Obama Has Gone 'Completely Whacko' With Alaska ...
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Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) teed off on President Barack Obama on Monday for his attempt to designate millions of acres of land in his home state, a move that Young and others said would make it harder for Alaska to develop its resources. Young joined ...

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Frigid temperatures settle on Fairbanks, Interior Alaska - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:55

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Frigid temperatures settle on Fairbanks, Interior Alaska
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
The National Weather Service reported the coldest place in Alaska was Granite Creek, near Delta Junction, where the temperature dipped to minus 55. The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District scaled back after-school activities Monday after the ...
While Alaska's Interior enters a deep freeze, Southeast sweltersAlaska Dispatch News

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White House Tells Alaskan Senator to Chill Out on ANWR - Bloomberg

Alaska News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:25

White House Tells Alaskan Senator to Chill Out on ANWR
Bloomberg
A day later, Murkowski ratcheted up the rhetoric even further at a press conference in Washington, saying that the Obama administration "had effectively declared war on Alaska." White House counselor John Podesta told reporters on Monday that the ...

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Alaska lawmakers push back on 'stunning attack' of state's sovereignty by ... - Washington Times

Alaska News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:13

Washington Times

Alaska lawmakers push back on 'stunning attack' of state's sovereignty by ...
Washington Times
There's fury brewing in Alaska. The Obama administration's plan to designate 12.2 million acres of the state's public land as pristine wilderness sounds nice, but the vast parcel also happens to contain Alaska's richest oil and natural gas prospects on ...
Obama seeks wilderness designation for Alaska refuge, sets up battle with GOPFox News
Obama Will Move to Protect Vast Arctic Habitat in AlaskaNew York Times
Obama proposes more protections against drilling in Alaska refugeThe Hill
USA TODAY -National Geographic
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Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air employees to split about $116 million in ... - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Alaska News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 09:27

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air employees to split about $116 million in ...
Dallas Morning News (blog)
“We're really excited to reward our employees for all the great work they've done this year,” said Tammy Young, Alaska's vice president of human resources. “This is the sixth year in a row Alaska and Horizon employees have exceeded their payout targets ...
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air Employees Receive About Five Weeks Annual ...PR Newswire (press release)
Alaska Air Group bonuses hitting workers' paychecks todayPuget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

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Obama push to expand Alaskan refuge - BBC News

Alaska News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 04:05

BBC News

Obama push to expand Alaskan refuge
BBC News
President Barack Obama is to propose setting aside the majority of Alaska's national wildlife refuge as a wilderness area. This would halt the possibility of fossil fuel exploration in the refuge's potentially oil-rich coastal plain. The proposal drew ...

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Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge - Northwest Herald

Alaska News - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 21:22

Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge
Northwest Herald
President Barack Obama will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, including the Coastal Plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, seen here in July 2001, as a wilderness area. The ...

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Debate heating up over arctic refuge in Alaska - Dallas Morning News

Alaska News - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 20:45

Dallas Morning News

Debate heating up over arctic refuge in Alaska
Dallas Morning News
Alaska's National Wildlife Refuge is an incredible place — pristine, undisturbed. It supports caribou and polar bears, all manner of marine life, countless species of birds and fish, and for centuries it supported many Alaska native communities. But ...

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Obama administration to propose new wilderness protections in Arctic refuge ... - Washington Post

Alaska News - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 19:17

Washington Post

Obama administration to propose new wilderness protections in Arctic refuge ...
Washington Post
The Obama administration will propose setting aside more than 12 million acres in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness, the White House announced Sunday, halting any chance of oil exploration for now in the refuge's much-fought-over ...

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Blasted over oil project, Alaska governor seeks broad tribal policy - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 18:33

Blasted over oil project, Alaska governor seeks broad tribal policy
Alaska Dispatch News
In a sign the honeymoon may be nearing an end for Gov. Bill Walker, an Alaska tribal government is blasting him for promoting a ConocoPhillips project that would result in the first oil production from federal lands in the nation's largest undeveloped ...

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Obama proposes expanding oil-drilling ban in Alaska wildlife refuge - Los Angeles Times

Alaska News - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 17:52

Obama proposes expanding oil-drilling ban in Alaska wildlife refuge
Los Angeles Times
President Obama proposed designating 1.4 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as protected wilderness, drawing cheers from environmentalists but setting off a bitter new battle Sunday with the Republican-controlled Congress over oil and ...

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As Oil Prices Fall, Alaska's New Governor Faces a Novel Goal: Frugality - New York Times

Alaska News - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 17:48

New York Times

As Oil Prices Fall, Alaska's New Governor Faces a Novel Goal: Frugality
New York Times
JUNEAU, Alaska — As a crowd of lawmakers and staff members bustled up and down the central staircase here at the State Capitol on the opening day of Alaska's legislative session last week, a string quartet could be heard on a landing above, sweetly ...
SB 21 is working for Alaska; let's stay the courseAlaska Dispatch News
Watch: Alaska State of the State AddressKTVA.com - Alaska News and Weather
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker delivers 1st State of State speechWashington Times
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Obama seeks bigger wilderness designation in Alaska refuge - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - Sun, 01/25/2015 - 16:39

Obama seeks bigger wilderness designation in Alaska refuge
U.S. News & World Report
FILE - This July, 2001 aerial file photo shows the Coastal Plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. President Barack Obama says he will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, including the ...

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