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As the technology industry continues to grow, the available skilled labor pool is having a hard time keeping up with demand. The shortage of trained tech workers is especially notable among women.Sean Doogan
The Kahiltna No. 2 exploratory well is planned on licensed state acreage in the Susitna basin, with drilling to proceed sometime in the next two winters.Wesley Loy
The oil companies and the state say they hope to avoid using the power of eminent domain to acquire hundreds of acres for a natural gas liquefaction plant. But the state has already signaled its support for the use of eminent domain if the project requires it.Dermot Cole
On the first Tuesday in October, analysts from the oil industry, state government and academia undertake the impossible task of accurately predicting Alaska oil prices. Dermot Cole
With cease-and-desist letters sent and one citation issued so far, one Anchorage Assembly member has proposed an ordinance that would allow ride-sharing services like Uber temporary permits in Anchorage.Sean Doogan
An oil tanker left Valdez on Friday with a crude oil shipment bound not for the U.S. West Coast but for South Korea, the first export shipment of Alaska oil in a decade.Dermot Cole
Alaska’s conservative management, combined with the grace of Mother Nature, is swelling the abundance of two of the state’s largest and most important fisheries.Laine Welch
A reader whose manager looked through a personal iPad wants to sue for computer trespass. But Lynne Curry says if  employers can show a business justification for such a search, they may use that to successfully defend themselves.Lynne Curry
The founder of a local Alaska business advocacy group believes that there are some complex matters -- like the recent failed oil-tax referendum -- that voters are unsuited to be deciding at the ballot box.Alex DeMarban
When schools and community groups work together, great things can happen. In Anchorage, businesses have provided data experts to help a dedicated group of nonprofits evaluate student performance and identify weak spots in the K-12 student learning pipeline.Andrew Halcro

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