Enjoying Low Fuel Prices Should Not be a Guilty Pleasure

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A friend of mine went home on rotation two weeks ago and came back with stories of gas that was $1.69 at the pump. This was in Missouri I think. We have been brainwashed into believing that low gas prices mean that jobs are at risk and wouldn’t you rather pay more at the pump (like three times more) to insure that a segment of this country stays employed? Those running the big fat oil companies (still collecting record breaking salaries and bonuses by the way) sit back and laugh as we fight amongst ourselves. …

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Finding a Job in Williston or the Bakken. What You Need to Know.

Are you thinking about coming to Williston because you have heard about all the jobs, the higher rate of pay and the streets lined with gold? Let’s cut through the myths and focus on what the reality is so if you decide to come our way, you know exactly what you’re getting into. This advice is not exclusive to Williston either, apply this same logic to any area in the Bakken….

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Williston’s Race for Mayor. The Most Important Election in Our City’s History.

This is going to be a long post so settle in. A few weeks back I was standing in Books on Broadway (if you have not been there, it really is a treasure of a shop) talking to Jim Purkey. I went there specifically to talk to him. He is running for Mayor and out of the three candidates I knew the least about him. It was while I was standing there that I realized maybe I was missing the bigger picture. For anyone looking at Williston from a place far away, this might just seem like a small town race for Mayor. Anyone here will tell you different. It makes little difference whether you have lived here for a year or all your life, this race may just be the most important election in the history of a little town called Williston….

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Well Played Mother Nature

Just when you start to get comfortable and the cold hard shell of Winter has finally cracked… mother nature reminds you that you should never really get comfortable. After all, she’s in charge. It’s almost May for crying out loud. Can we get a break here? The sun has been shining now for almost two weeks, the grass is growing again, I see green peeking out everywhere. I’m willing to forget this little transgression if you are.

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