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State must diversify economy or be bound to fossil fuel prices

...transportation and public safety. Our state's economic ship floats or sinks depending on the level of that oil and gas money - it comprises 92 percent of the state's unrestricted revenues, and a third of the state's jobs. Given that fact...
Anderson changes parties from Democrat to Alaskan Independence

...announced this week he will leave the Alaska Democratic Party for ideological reasons. Special interest groups and oil and gas money are too prevalent in the party, he said. ''The Democratic party moved too far away from its old roots and all its...
Urban clothing now at Keep-U-Kovered for the type of style clothes put out by Baby Phat and Roca Wear so they can shop here locally and not spend all that gas money driving to Anchorage, so we opened the store to make these specialty items and urban clothes available right here...
DeVitos celebrate 50th

...attended a taping for "The Price Is Right," with Jack Parr. It was there that Spence won a 1961 Corvette and $1000 gas money. Spence and Judy taught school in Phelps, N.Y., before moving and teaching in Northway, Alaska, in 1970. In 1972...
Man pleas guilty to robbing hitchhikers

...Wal-Mart. McHone offered the two men a ride. They accepted. On the way to their destination, McHone asked for some gas money, but the amount the men offered wasn't enough for McHone. He became angry when the men said they didn't have more...
Man arraigned for assaulting hitchhikers Snug Harbor Seafoods on Kalifornsky Beach Road, and McHone began driving. The defendant allegedly asked for some gas money; he received a "couple dollars" but wanted more, according to the affidavit. The men refused to give up more money...
Join the movement

...said. "It's unfair that mega corporations and the ultra rich get tax breaks while the rest of us scrounge around for gas money," Johnson said.When the carpooling meeting began the sole intention was to organize Saturday's trip, but after...
Sense of home and duty

...Alaska. Growing up near Stayton, Ore. he spent his teenage years farming various crops. It was a means to an end: gas money. His father's friend, Rick Forrester, shared stories of his career as a police officer. Forrester worked in Bremerton...
Once again, time to brace for pain at the pump

...2-mile-per-gallon improvement out of your ride. While we're doing the math, it wouldn't hurt to budget a little more for gas money into our summer plans. And another obvious way to conserve is by driving less. If you can, consolidate all those errands...
Taxes and handcuffs

...think that I had made the whole thing up. I haven't been that lucky. So far, my freelance income has provided enough gas money for bi-monthly trips to Wally World in Kenai and I have yet to be offered serious bucks for an article on exploring...


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