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Subject:  Re: Retire to Alaska? Date:  2/28/2006  8:28 PM
Author:  alaskack Number:  917 of 1698

How do Alaskans feel about the Congress refusing to open up the ANWR for oil exploration?

Mixed, but probably a majority would like to see it happen. We have our fair share of environmentalists and if it did pass, I'm sure there would be years of litigation.

No Costcos then! She told me she was forever eating fresh salmon, halbut, crab, clams and such, and absolutely was famished for things like Grape Nuts and other cerials, which were expensive to buy at the time.

True enough, the fishing is great (I can almost guarantee visiting relatives we'll catch something). Prices are better in bigger cities (pop. >10,00