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Report: Student surge not all from rural villages

...custody changes. Village flight was a hot topic in 2008 as energy costs rose. The state was giving Alaskans $1,200 "energy bonus" checks along with an unusually fat Permanent Fund dividend check, and officials thought families might be using that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121309/sta_535154902.shtml
Anchorage seeks study of Native exodus to the city

...students since school started, while rural schools across Western Alaska report losing pupils. Comeau says the $1,200 energy bonus that came with permanent fund checks this year was supposed to ease energy costs for rural residents, but many used...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100108/sta_338964280.shtml
Energy solutions, not handouts, are needed

...misguided as the effort of Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines, to present all Alaska Permanent Fund recipients a $500 energy bonus. Some problems are so overwhelming that only governments can amass the necessary funds to attack them. The current...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052308/let_282185713.shtml
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