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POW Gas Prices

By Rev. Edmund J. Penisten


September 13, 2015
Sunday AM

Dear Editor:

The lead article concerning high motor fuel costs in Alaska incorrectly lists the average price of gasoline on Prince of Wales Island as being $3.32 as of September 8. The least costly gasoline on POW has been $3.879 for the past few weeks, and it is sold by the Alaska Commercial Company gas station in Klawock.


Rev. Edmund J. Penisten, Parish Priest
Saint John by the Sea Parish
Klawock, Alaska



Received September 10, 2015 - Published September 13, 2015


Governor Asked to Investigate Alaska's High Gas Prices BY MARY KAUFFMAN - With gas prices remaining high despite plummeting oil prices, Rep. Scott Kawasaki (D-Fairbanks) is asking Alaska Governor Bill Walker to begin an investigation into the retail price of fuel in Alaska. In a letter sent to the Governor on Friday, Rep. Kawasaki asked the Governor to find out why price reductions in Alaska are trailing price reductions nationwide. - More...
SitNews - September 08, 2015


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