High Heating Costs Plague Bethel

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Whenever oil prices are high, the effect is immediately felt in Rural Alaska. Prices for everything from groceries to building materials go up because they are all shipped in by fuel-run planes or barges.  As KYUK’s Angela Denning-Barnes reports from Bethel, residents are having trouble budgeting to stay warm as well.

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Angela Denning is a reporter at KFSK in Petersburg.

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