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Aniak mayor: Insurance hikes burden rural Alaska

...the houses in town are going through $500 or something a month to heat their homes, and you add about $200 in electricity bills," said Aniak Mayor Jacque Longpre.With higher insurance costs heaped on, it's getting close to a point where...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/aniak-mayor-insurance-hikes-burden-rura
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Fireweed Place funding pulled from capital budget

...downward adjustment in the building's assessed value last year, but not a complete tax exemption. Residential electricity bills were reduced last year after the board of directors filed a complaint with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051402/loc_fireweed.shtml
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Gustavus faces new challenges

...time in a town where goods and services were expensive already. Residents pay $9 for a bottle of milk. A $15 electricity bill in Juneau becomes a $90 bill in Gustavus. But real estate is cheap and plentiful, the vegetable gardens are prolific...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082204/sta_gustavus.shtml
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Officials aim to cut rural fuel prices

...last week created a rural energy adviser post and signed over $183 million that will help rural Alaskans pay their electricity bills. The $183 million will be added to an endowment that is estimated to generate about $25 million per year to help...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102306/sta_20061023022.shtml
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Villages turning to wind energy

...most remote and impoverished communities. Lori Beaver knows the wind farm turbines are making a difference in her electricity bill, although she isn't sure exactly how much. "I'm grateful for it and I'm hoping they put more up," the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111305/sta_20051113003.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...dividend from the quasi-public Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority to pay for a program that keeps electricity bills in rural Alaska reasonable. Another funding source expected to cover the Power Cost Equalization program has apparently...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030500/Loc_childcare.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...it. Say you have John and Jane Doe with four children and a mortgage of $1,500 per month. They also have an electricity bill of $250 per month and then an additional $500 per month per child to be in daycare while their folks are at work...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030700/Ope_tillsonltr.shtml
As fuel costs rise, rural Alaska looks at alternative energy

...in Nome. Small utilities and some of their customers are taking risks to lower their diesel-based heating and electricity bills. Where possible, they are forming partnerships and applying for public financing to build wind farms. Solar and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120307/sta_20071203008.shtml
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Hydro project ramps up south of Juneau

...depend on the project going as planned. The hydro project doesn't prevent other energy-related costs that affect electricity bills, such as insurance, from rising in the future, McCloud warned. Lake Dorothy Hydroelectric, received federal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011806/loc_20060118003.shtml
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Volunteers assist Coast Guard

...Utton, 21, said the auxiliary even assisted during the Snettisham power crisis. "For a while there, when the electricity bill went up after the avalanche, they were bringing in food for us every Wednesday," he said. "When we were on duty...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090909/loc_491251164.shtml

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