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My Turn: Democrat priorities: revenue sharing, schools, fish, pipeline

...have resisted this project. It's time to fairly but firmly force their hand. A 2004 study showed that when Alaska gas hits the Lower 48 market, it will reduce the price BP, Conoco and others receive for their other natural gas by roughly 20...
When gas hits $20 per gallon

When gas prices reached $4 a gallon in the summer of 2008, panicky American commuters changed their vacation plans and dumped their SUVs. So imagine if prices hit $6 or $8. We'd see riots, right? And at $10 or $15, might we have a second Great Depression - for real this time? And if a gallon of gas cost $18 or $20, would the nation descend into a sort of post-motorized Lord of the Flies?
Blaming Big Oil

...few transportation alternatives, so it's tough to respond quickly to higher prices by changing behavior. Expensive gas hits low-income people particularly hard and is a key driver of inflation, which hurts everybody. So the anger directed...
Fairbanks thrift stores see increase in business

...started in January but have shot up sharply in the past six weeks - the same time period in which Fairbanksans watched gas hit $4 a gallon and keep on climbing. "The economy is kind of in a pinch," DeMunno said. "A lot of consumers are making...
Speculation at root of energy woes

...related things in Tuesday's Juneau Empire caught my attention. The first was the Associated Press article, "Retail gas hits record $3.50 as oil marches higher," in which the writer said, "Gasoline and diesel prices are expected to keep...


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