In Wednesday’s News:
- Variance request approved for Nome Covenant Church;
- Parnell intends to change oil tax structure to boost production;
- Geologists, miners and legislators talk natural resource development at Alaska Strategic and Critical Minerals Summit in Fairbanks;
- Anchorage experiences aftershocks from Monday’s 5.8 magnitude quake;
- Inupiat poet Joan Kane wins $20,000 fellowship from a national native arts organization.