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Low gas prices boost Alaska tourism

Winter, spring, summer and fall, lots of people are coming to Alaska. Visitor numbers were steady or increased nearly everywhere across the state during the latest summer tourism season.
Voices of Faith: When filling up, remember the Spirit

...are penny pinchers know the game. In the spring, the challenge is to fill up your gas tank often so as to get the lower gas price before the prices climb higher. In the fall, the opposite is true. We try to get the most out of a tank because...
Gas prices may entice more RV tourists

...still up in the air. Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council Executive Director Shanon Hamrick said as a result of lower gas prices a lot of interested independent travelers have contemplated driving a recreational vehicle up to the last frontier...
Rich Lowry: The drilling bonanza

...confidently asserting that "we can't just drill our way to lower gas prices." Drivers enjoying the $1 drop in the price of gas...manufacturing and transport.It is a boon to automakers. Lower gas prices are helping drive a surge in sales of trucks and SUVs...
What others say: Government should work to restore national trust

...some of that faith in government.Additionally, the positive economic news of the year's end - with job growth, lower gas prices and a strong stock market - thankfully show that it's not all doom and gloom ahead of us. Moving forward, however...
Denali ditches pipeline; BP-ConocoPhillips venture doesn't secure support

...production declines, create jobs and provide a more reliable source of energy. But Denali cited changes in the market -- lower gas prices, the rise of North American shale -- as making it tough to get the commitments they needed to move forward. Denali...

...elections Voters won't decide fate of big box stores More inlet sockeye qualify for brand name Fairbanks sees lower gas prices than Anchorage Anchorage police seek home invasion robber BLM starts work on firefighter housing Alaskans...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper - and a target for Knowles, who said the perks didn't include important tax credits to protect producers against low gas prices. Knowles, 61, distanced himself from national Democrats, saying he would be an independent voice for Alas-kans...

...Raptors shut down Warriors Holik powers Devils past Thrashers Sports Briefs Court rejects Exxon Valdez award Lower gas prices could postpone pipeline plans Woman avoids criminal charges, agrees to give her dogs to SPCA Ruling angers...


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