Monthly Archives: July 2010

Concerns About LNG Exports

By Dave Donaldson

Legislators today encouraged South Central residents to have in say in their future energy needs.   Continue reading

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Alyeska CEO Retires

By Dave Donaldson

Alyeska Pipeline Company is looking for a new Chief Executive Officer following yesterday’s announcement that Kevin Hostler will retire from the job at the end of September.   Continue reading

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Denali Pipeline Open Season

By Dave Donaldson

Natural Gas producers have a choice of ways to get their resource to market as of this morning as the Denali Pipeline began its Open Season  – the ninety days when potential users can make long-term commitments to the project.   Continue reading

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Judicial Non-Retention

The Judicial Council today recommended voters approve to keep twenty-seven judicial appointments on the bench when they stand for retention this fall.  However, the council also recommended against retention of one judge – Anchorage District Court Judge Richard Postma. Continue reading

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Dahlstrom Resigns

By Dave Donaldson

Former Eagle River representative Nancy Dahlstrom  resigned Friday from her new job with the Parnell Administration.  Parnell says he did not ask her to step down as his Senior Advisor for Military Affairs, but that her decision came after the Department of Law changed an opinion originally saying her newly created position was within the spirit of the state Constitution.  Continue reading

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Bail Bond Hearing

An Anchorage Superior Court has partially agreed with the Alaska Civil Liberties Union’s claim that a bill that went into effect on July 1st  is unconstitutional.   The bill sets limits on releasing criminals on bail while awaiting trial.  Continue reading

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Cruise Tax Lawsuit Dropped

By Ed Schoenfeld

The cruise industry has ended its lawsuit against Alaska’s passenger head tax.  Continue reading

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