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Car gas costs too much

...discrimated by the distributers of our gas all over our area. This has been going on for many years. I filled up my gas tank there at 40 cents a gallon less and most stations were at least 30 cents a gallon less. I have leased a service station...
Boat motor theft strands two

...continued toward the creek. Upon returning from an hour of fishing, Garreau discovered his boat's motor and a portable gas tank had been stolen. They were stranded. Theft of boat motors is a fairly common occurrence during the summer, according...
Perils of Polly: Nowhere to stop? Just keep driving

...voice of wisdom told us to top off the gas tank. Then we had a choice: Drive to...and drove and drove. We watched our gas tank get emptier and emptier but saw no...formed in my stomach as I watched the gas tank needle descend, miles from anywhere...
Time to be fire wise

...Machinery, such as snowmachines, are to be moved away from the house. At 60 feet, clumps of trees, woodpiles and gas tanks are acceptable, but the grass is best kept short. At 100 feet, denser vegetation is common, although property owners...
The path through life can be guided by trust, faith

...the mountains. We were down to $50 and wondering if we should use it to buy food or put it in the gas tank. The Lord said, "Put it in the gas tank," so we did. We eventually found there was a food bank at the Methodist church in Homer. After...
Perils of Polly: Fog and clouds shrouded the scenery

...the rest of the trip, so was satisfied. We paid about $60 for the gas and drove off. Suddenly my sister gasped. The gas tank wasn't full. It wasn't even half full. In fact, it didn't look like hardly any gas had been put into the tank...
Perils of Polly: Penguins, sea lions and dolphins, oh my

...joined in the "free" camping area by about five more tents and campers. And the tide had not gotten us. We filled our gas tank and water jugs on the way out of town, then pressed north, this time to Pan de Azucar National Park. It was only a...
House District 30 Q & A

...marketers hold a near monopoly. The legislature can incentivize competition in this arena, lowering the cost of filling our gas tanks. Alaska does not have a secure energy future without development of alternative sources of energy. While today's economy...
Energy plan an imperative

...taxpayer could finish their taxes with a simple, one-page form.I know urban Alaskans are struggling to fill their gas tanks and those in rural Alaska are flinching when they see the bill for home heating oil.But eliminating tax incentives for...
USGS releases shale oil assessment for Alaska

...state or private land. USGS Director Marcia McNutt indicated Alaska shale gas is not likely to show up in anyone's gas tank soon. "There is a long lag between doing this resource assessment and understanding what it might take to develop them...


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