Areas of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge have been opened to snowmaching.
Refuge Manager Andy Loranger on Monday announced the opening of all areas of the refuge traditionally open to snow machining.
The oil tax law touted as guaranteeing Alaska a bigger slice of the profits pie when oil prices rise may well have boomeranged.
A "progressivity" formula in the current law, known as ACES, ratchets up tax rates on oil profits sharply when prices rise.
Reading the local newspaper, I see the powers that be want the governor to have a little $5,000 increase in his paycheck, and also the other members of the state government getting some also, causing a little loan to be taken out of the savings fund to cover other projects we could nicely get along ...