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Opinion: Measuring 'the road's' value without subsidies

...dedicated to roads.The main source of revenue for the Trust Fund is the 18.4 cents per-gallon tax we pay at the gas pump. But a little more research into this reveals again just how much Alaskans prefer to spend other people's money. At...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-16/opinion-measuring-roads-value-without
Opinion
Electric cars on the rise, city gets grant to support more

...of the two types of fully electric vehicles driven in Juneau, the other being the Chevrolet Volt. These cars skip the gas pump entirely, a major selling point for Barker, who was spending $450 per month filling up his two cars before he got the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-23/electric-cars-rise-city-gets-grant-supp
Local
Is BP cutting production to blackmail Alaska?

...jury might find the oil companies owe Alaska a few billion dollars.BP controls Alaskan crude from the well head to the gas pump. They take Alaska's oil for the cost of production and transportation, plus local, state and federal taxes. BP's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-13/bp-cutting-production-blackmail-alask
Opinion
Street project moves Fairbanks businesses

...which includes gasoline pumps and a convenience store.The project, however, needs only the property occupied by the gas pumps and not the store."There's not a determination yet on what to do," Bailey said in an email.Most businesses affected...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-15/street-project-moves-fairbanks-business
State
Juneau businesses, residents feel pinch at pump

...40-gallon gas tanks, which are now costing about an extra $40 a week per vehicle. "If you're paying for it at the gas pumps our customers are going to be feeling it too if we want to stay in business," Dusenberry said. He said gas has led...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051206/loc_20060512026.shtml
News
Alaska editorial: In support of the governor's revenue plan

...If it decreases, Alaskans won't receive as much in oil royalties, but we would enjoy relief at the service station gas pumps and in our home-heating bills. If it increases, the state would receive even greater royalties and the communities...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052506/opi_20060525001.shtml
Opinion
Roundabout moves traffic - and opinions

...I do think we will have some big problems when they begin to expand the size of the Breeze-In there, by putting the gas pumps in and increasing traffic," he said. Mike Miller lives five houses down from the Douglas Breeze-In, toward Douglas...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082905/loc_20050829001.shtml
News
Convenience stores ready to expand

...exchange for improvements. It would also allow owners to add gas pumps to their stores. The ordinance affects the Douglas Breeze-In...the amenities plan is a good one, but he is opposed to gas pumps in residential areas. Beanes' original draft of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100901/Biz_conveniencestore.shtml
Business
State Briefs

...city would grant store owners increments of extra square footage. The ordinance also allows convenience stores to add gas pumps. Residents near the Douglas Breeze-In were upset with the ordinance because they feared there would be increased crime...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112801/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...virtual control of Alaska crude oil supplies to West Coast refineries, with the power to force price increases at the gas pump. The companies say oil prices are set by the international market, which would be unaffected by the merger. Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022300/Loc_oil.shtml

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