Monthly Archives: March 2011

Alaska’s Future| Sen. French’s Misleading Release

Somedays, you just need to have a sense of humor.  Senator Hollis French Wednesday issued a press release with the following headline: “Alaska Ranks Second in Nation for Friendly Business Tax Climate:  New report puts Alaska ahead of 48 other states in overall taxes surrounding businesses.”    Seriously, the release says “overall taxes.” Continue reading

Cook Inlet Gas| No offense, but this just seems bizarre …

From yesterday’s Alaska Star, courtesy of today’s Alaska Dispatch (“MEA board moves ahead on new $200 million power plant“).

MEA moves ahead with plans for $200 million Eklutna power plant … Gas source still hazy … Continue reading

Arctic resources: Now it’s their turn | The Economist

An article in this week’s Economist brings back to mind a thought that occurs from time to time. The article discusses the emerging response of the Inupiat throughout the Arctic to resource development. Arctic resources: Now it’s their turn, Economist, Mar. 3, 2011.

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