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  • Alaska Editorials

    Here is a sampling of editorial opinions from Alaska newspapers:


  • **FILE** People look at electric car Tesla Motors vehicle at a showroom in San Jose, Calif., on May 25, 2011. (Associated Press)

    EDITORIAL: Electric dreaming

    Many children woke up on Christmas Day to find to their delight an electric car under the tree. Whether a slot car on a figure-eight track or a remote-controlled racer that can do jumps off the driveway, these classic toys are always an appreciated gift for boys and young men.


  • While gas prices decline, heating costs rise

    Even as prices at the gas pump have fallen in recent months, the vast majority of American households are facing higher heating bills this winter, according to new figures released Tuesday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.


  • Interior Secretary Ken Salazar

    Salazar approves Utah gas wells

    U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is set to approve a major natural gas drilling project in Utah that the Obama administration says will support more than 4,000 jobs during its development while safeguarding critical wildlife habitat and air quality.


  • Illustration: Oil fade by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    PYLE: Running on empty: The drilling ban one year later

    It was one year ago when the Obama administration imposed a deep-water drilling moratorium on new oil and gas wells in response to the Deepwater Horizon tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico. For all practical purposes, the ban continues today - despite the administration's pre-election announcement in October that it had lifted the moratorium.


  • **FILE** In this Dec. 6 photo, a man with a Santa cap looks up at a marquee with high gas prices at a Shell gas station in San Francisco. (Associated Press)

    EDITORIAL: Gas-fueled vertigo

    Drivers are getting dizzy at the pump. That sick feeling is deja vu from 2008, when prices spiraled higher with every fill-up. In recent months, costs have climbed steadily through $3 and are headed toward four bucks per gallon. Americans have President Obama and his anti-energy apparatchiks to thank for this gouging.


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