Bill Brackin, ExxonMobil, Alaska, Iditarod, Photo by Dave HarbourEarlier this week, we received this kind note from a retired industry colleague (NGP Photo) now living in the Austin area.       -dh

Hey Dave,

Bill Brackin here. Just thought I would drop you a line just to check in.

Though I don't say thanks nearly often enough, I really appreciate your continuing and steadfast coverage of the last frontier's last frontier.

Though living in Austin, and traveling about this old globe (in Asheville NC as I write), your editorial line-of-sight keeps me connected to Alaska.

Deep thanks,
Bill Brackin

Yesterday we reported the likelihood that the Governor would change his mind and convene a special session of the Legislature.  -dh

KTVA.  In an interview with KTVA 11′s Emily Carlson, Gov. Bill Walker discussed aspects of the state’s current financial situation and Alaska’s future in regards to oil.

Walker, who recently returned from a liquefied natural gas-focused trip to Japan, also confirmed a special session this fall. He said he has been meeting with leaders in the Legislature to work out a time for the session.

“We want to make it so it wraps up before the Thanksgiving holiday, for their sake and what not, so it’ll be this week that we’ll put that announcement out,” Walker said.…/277349-Top-scientist-resigns-from-pos…. (Note: We have documented that the goal of environmental activists is not to save the world from ecological calamity but to destroy capitalism. -dh)…/5-14-15-un-climate-ch…)

As reported by the Gateway Pundit: Top US scientist Hal Lewis resigned this week from his post at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He admitted global…