April Issue 2 2014

AJOC EDITORIAL: Democrats never let good news go to waste

The news from the North Slope continues to trend in a positive direction with the latest announcement that production is 13,600 barrels per day better than the Revenue Department forecast in December, and that the annual production decline for the current fiscal year is projected to be just 1.8 percent.

April Issue 2 2014

FISH FACTOR: Kodiak seiners get first shot at pollock; fish talk in Juneau

Kodiak seiners will be scooping up pollock in their nets starting this week.

April Issue 1 2014

AJOC EDITORIAL: Gambling with lives in the name of green gospel

Cowboy humorist and vaudevillian Will Rogers was ahead of Jon Stewart by at least 70 years when he once said, “Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.”

The Bookworm Sez: Zen of finding happiness at work April Issue 1 2014

The Bookworm Sez: Zen of finding happiness at work

You started a business to make money.

March Issue 5 2014

EDITORIAL: Resolution of damages necessary 25 years after Valdez

March 24 marked the 25th anniversary of the soiling of Alaska shores and waters by the oil of the Exxon Valdez.

March Issue 5 2014

FISH FACTOR: Record 2013 salmon return was 36 percent hatchery fish

Alaska’s salmon catch of 273 million salmon set a record last year — and so did the number of salmon returning home to state hatcheries.

March Issue 4 2014

EDITORIAL: Lawsuit over denied ANWR plan is the right move

Gov. Sean Parnell has taken the next step in the long-running, slow-moving effort to tap the energy resources of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain, an area that Congress decades ago recognized as having high oil and gas potential.

March Issue 4 2014

FISH FACTOR: Researchers looking for other uses for pollock products

Co-products is the big new buzz word in the seafood industry as more companies move toward “head to tails” usages for fish.

March Issue 3 2014

GUEST COMMENTARY: Changes to HB 77 meant to allay stakeholder concerns

A little over three years ago, the Department of Natural Resources recognized that the status quo for permitting wasn’t working.