Latest North Slope Borough, Alaska Stories

2008-07-13 15:00:24

By Tim Bradner, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jul.

2008-07-12 09:00:48

By John McCamey Sweet Everybody is unhappy about the price of gasoline, diesel and home heating oil because the price of a barrel of crude oil has escalated to record levels since last October. The situation might be mitigated if the nation could find more Prudhoe Bay-sized oil fields.

2008-07-12 06:00:25

By Tom Troy, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Jul. 12--U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R., Bowling Green) will join a contingent of fellow Republican congressmen on a White House-sponsored trip to Alaska next week to promote the idea of drilling for oil in the Arctic tundra. In doing so, Mr.

2008-07-12 03:00:16

By Anonymous When a town is in danger of disappearing, what course of action can it take? The town of Kivalina, Alaska, has decided to get reparations, by suing two dozen oil, power, and coal companies that it claims have brought about climatic changes that are threatening its existence.

2008-07-10 15:00:49

WASHINGTON _ Senate Republicans have dropped the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from their energy policy discussions, focusing instead on persuading Democrats to lift a moratorium on offshore drilling. It's a move that has angered Sen.

2008-07-10 12:01:10

I get so tired of the people who claim that drilling for oil in our own oil reserves will somehow not help lower prices and contribute to the world supply. How can it not help? It certainly can't hurt. A letter in Tuesday's forum claimed oil from ANWR would only last for six months.

2008-07-10 10:33:23

In a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, two environmental groups are demanding a reversal of regulations passed last month giving permission to oil companies working in the Chukchi Sea to disturb the polar bears and walrus that live there.

2008-07-10 09:00:41

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Two conservation groups filed a lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Bush administration's decision to let oil companies unintentionally harass or harm polar bears and walruses off the northwestern Alaska coast. The lawsuit filed in U.S.

2008-07-09 09:00:54

By Mac McLean, Bristol Herald Courier, Va. Jul. 9--BRISTOL, Va. -- Gas was going for $3.94 a gallon at the Euclid Avenue Chevron on Tuesday when former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore filled the tank of David Sizemore's minivan.

2008-07-08 09:00:35

Drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge would be a completely wrong choice. The oil under the refuge will only supply America with six months worth of gas -- not worth destroying the many species of wildlife there. We need to learn to conserve and become less dependent on oil.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'