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Walker skeptical of Exxon role on LNG

Independent gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker says he supports the gas pipeline planning efforts now underway, although he is unhappy there is not more transparency about the deal and skeptical of ExxonMobil’s lead management role in the project. Walker, a longtime Republican who dropped his party affiliation and accepted former Democrat governor nominee Byron Mallott as his lieutenant governor running mate in his bid to unseat incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell, said he would reserve judgment on the final deal until he learns the details.

Wide coalition forms to oppose marijuana legalization

Alaska employers should brace for problems if a ballot proposition legalizing marijuana sales and use is approved in the November state general election, critics of the measure say. Ballot Measure 2, legalizing marijuana, is virtual similar to a Colorado measure passed in 2012 that is now causing big problems in the state.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Obama not choosing ‘all of the above’ in Alaska

GUEST COMMENTARY: A 30-year record vs. Parnell’s recent LNG epiphany

Walker against Pebble and EPA, suggests 5% agency cuts

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Senate passes bill to streamline BLM oil and gas permits

Alaska Chamber, delegation favor Ex-Im Bank extension

Alaska Chamber, delegation favor Ex-Im Bank extension

EDITORIAL: Islamic State’s threat to America is a real one

Alaska readies for U.S. to take chair of Arctic Council in 2015

No. 2 trade partner South Korea eager for more Alaska ties

No. 2 trade partner South Korea eager for more Alaska ties

The South Korean ambassador to the United States said the bond connecting the countries is strong and Alaska that remains a key trading partner with the East Asian country.

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