An independent company drilling for oil and gas in Cook Inlet is urging legislators to be cautious about changing the state's production tax credit system or risk killing off some projects.

Alex DeMarban
Alaska's partnership with TransCanada on the $55 billion Alaska LNG project ended Tuesday after the state bought out the pipeline company's interest for $65 million. Alex DeMarban
Statewide there were about 333,000 jobs this October, up from 331,000 last year.       Jeannette Lee Falsey
Representatives from the real estate and residential construction industries were markedly absent from the panel. It took an audience question to bring panelists back to the ostensible reason behind the event. Jeannette Lee Falsey
State jobs and population numbers show Alaska may be on the cusp of an economic recession or already in one, a UAA economist said Friday.Jeannette Lee Falsey,Zaz Hollander
A new report predicts that the bulk of combined jobs and investment in Alaska's oil, gas and mining sectors over the next decade will come from a proposed liquefied natural gas project.Jeannette Lee Falsey
For the second month in a row, Alaska has lost jobs, but evidence of that isn't showing up in unemployment numbers. The state unemployment rate was 6.4 percent in September, compared to 6.8 percent last September.Pat Forgey
Merrill Field is eyeing development of a green space it owns adjacent to the airport, and some in the community worry that new office buildings would jeopardize the neighborhood. Laurel Andrews
The blame for the furor that followed the extended lease on the Anchorage Legislative Information Office fell mostly on Rep. Mike Hawker, but other legislators are being too modest about their role and should have their names engraved on the Taj next to Hawker’s.Dermot Cole
New to Alaska's Symphony of Seafood lineup next year is the category Beyond the Egg. It will include products such as herring roe on kelp, salmon caviar, and uni (urchin) paste or crème brulee.    Laine Welch