ALASKA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ALASKA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441408-79/alaska-greene-marijuana-pot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441408-79/alaska-greene-marijuana-pot.html.csp">Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK THIESSEN </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T16:31:28.507-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 04:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anchorage • A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska. After reporting on the Alaska Cannabis Club on Sunday night’s broadcast, KTVA’s Charlo Greene identified herself as the business’s owner. “Everything you’ve heard is why I, the actual owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club, will be dedicating all my energy toward fighting for freedom and for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584414082014-09-22T16:31:28.507-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T16:31:28.507-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441408@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:31:28 MDT BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58417400-79/alaska-hilcorp-sale-layoffs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58417400-79/alaska-hilcorp-sale-layoffs.html.csp">BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BECKY BOHRER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T16:49:01.953-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Juneau • BP Alaska, a major player in the state’s oil industry, is planning to lay off 275 employees and contractors early next year. Spokeswoman Dawn Patience says the business in Alaska will be smaller due to the previously announced sale of interests in four North Slope oil fields to Hilcorp. Patience says the layoffs, combined with the 200 individuals who have accepted jobs with Hilcorp., represents about 17 percent of the total number of BP employees and contractors in the state. The compan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584174002014-09-15T16:49:01.953-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T16:49:01.953-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58417400@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:49:01 MDT Third-party candidates in Senate races a GOP worry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58379430-68/party-republican-third-candidates.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58379430-68/party-republican-third-candidates.html.csp">Third-party candidates in Senate races a GOP worry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHARLES BABINGTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T17:05:36.033-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 05:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Caught off-guard by a third-party candidate, veteran GOP Sen. Pat Roberts replaced his campaign manager and summoned new aides to try to revive his re-election bid in a state that should be easy for Republicans. It’s a rare achievement by independent candidate Greg Orman, although it’s far from certain he can oust Roberts on Nov. 4. Still, his story might inspire a pizza deliveryman in North Carolina, a “libertarian cop” in Kentucky and an Alaska candidate named Fish who would love...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583794302014-09-05T17:05:36.033-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T17:05:36.033-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58379430@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:05:36 MDT Hundreds attend hearing on Alaska mine proposal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58294062-79/alaska-epa-mine-pebble.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58294062-79/alaska-epa-mine-pebble.html.csp">Hundreds attend hearing on Alaska mine proposal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T16:52:02.256-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anchorage • Hundreds of people turned out in Anchorage to comment on a proposal that would severely restrict development of a massive gold-and-copper mine in the Bristol Bay region. The proposal, made by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last month, effectively would bar the type of development that the mine’s owner, Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd., has discussed. The agency is hosting public meetings in Alaska this week, though written comments can be submitted through Sept. 19. People on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582940622014-08-13T16:52:02.256-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T16:52:02.256-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294062@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:52:02 MDT