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North Dakota, Alaska locked in rivalry for oil, population

...The Census Bureau later estimated that about 21,000 North Dakotans left between 2000 and 2007, the year the state's oil boom began in earnest. North Dakota has since added nearly 84,000 residents and has about 25,000 more jobs than takers...
Walker would take Alaska back to failure

...not all, of the cost and the risk. There is a clear choice for the Peninsula this November. I'm voting to keep the oil boom going and the Alaska LNG Project on track. I'm voting for Parnell/Sullivan, a team that actually delivers results
Sandra Gayle Cox Johnson

...Program with a degree in dental hygiene. In 1978 she married David Robert Cox and moved to Alaska from Illinois for the oil boom and had two boys. Living on the Kenai Peninsula Sandra was instrumental in touching many lives as she was a pillar of...

...worries about toxic fumes prompted the evacuation of hundreds of residents from the small eastern North Dakota town.The oil boom in the Bakken has reduced the nation's reliance on imported oil and brought thousands of jobs to the region. But as...
Oil tax reform keeps Alaska in the game

...fallen almost 31 percent while production is up everywhere else in the nation. ACES caused Alaska to miss out on the oil boom brought about by high oil prices.That should concern every Alaskan interested in good jobs, a sound economy and a bright...
James R. Carew and his cancer went into remission. He remained cancer free for the remainder of his life.When the Alaskan oil boom got underway, the FAA needed to upgrade its facilities on the Arctic Ocean. Jim became the first manager of the FAA...
Peninsula Reflections marked on maps. Business picked up, and new business moved in. The Anchorage Times Oil Edition termed it an "Oil boom" for Soldotna, Sterling and Kenai. Thirty Coastal Drilling workers' families moved to Soldotna; most made their homes...
Candidate chronically late pay tax bill

...according to Hall, whose business makes custom furniture, such as bank counters, teller windows and desks. During the oil boom of the 1970s and early 1980s, his business flourished. He and his wife, Regina, built a substantial stock portfolio...
A look into the past: Kenai Joe's and Eadie's

...Though she never admitted to running a brothel, it was commonly rumored she did. The heyday of Eadie's was during the oil boom of the early 1960s with a resurgence during the pipeline boom. Various individuals and organizations tried repeatedly...
Old rocks, renewed passion

...years and it took me about five years to get over the cultural shock of how this place had changed in response to the oil boom and all the influx of people and how people utilized the river," he said shaking his head. Over the years, Reger has...


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