Now from the Alaska Dispatch News comes this eye-opener:
In Bethel, the cheapest gas is $6.67 a gallon at Nicholson’s Auto. In Barrow, unleaded gas is $7 a gallon at Eskimos Inc., the lone gas retailer. In remote villages, gas is even more dear. Filling up an SUV? That’s a quick $125 swipe on your debit card. While urban Alaskans are enjoying a gradual drop in fuel costs, those in rural Alaska continue to pay stinging prices at the pump.
It has to do with signed delivery contracts from 2014, and delivery dates. Follow the link to find out the rest.