STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH WITH FORUM COMMUNICATIONS' AMY DALRYMPLE Radioactive waste on the N.D. monitor
WILLISTON, N.D. Landfill employees here discovered at least two hot loads this week, illustrating why a group of North Dakota citizens is worried about the proper disposal of radioactive waste that ... Posted on 5/18/13 at 12:03 AM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES So You're Moving to BoomTown, USA... Now What?
You hear about oilfield boomtowns everywhere in the media, some outlets even going so far as to compare them to a modern-day Wild West. The thought of actually moving to one of these towns can be daun... Posted on 3/4/13 at 1:42 PM
THE NEW FORTY A commentary on a comment...
I try and publish all the comments submitted on my blog. Occasionally I will choose not to publish a comment, either because it adds nothing constructive to the discussion or is downright hateful or d... Posted on 2/18/13 at 8:58 AM
FRESH MOJO: LIFE IN WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA DURING AN OIL BOOM First trip to Williston
On Saturday I traveled to Williston from Dickinson for the first time since moving back here in late June. Guess I thought I was prepared, considering all the warnings I got. A few rocks from passing ... Posted on 8/27/12 at 1:27 PM
WILLISTON, N.D. – Investigators are working to determine the identities of a man and woman who died early Monday after a camper that had been parked for less than a day just outside Williston caught fire.
WILLISTON, N.D. – Wil-liston city leaders say they’re disappointed by a reduction in the city’s credit rating, but they’re committed to managing their debt responsibly and without putting the burden of the oil boom on local taxpayers.
WILLISTON, N.D. — The influx of job seekers flooding western North Dakota's oil patch has a growing price tag for the city at the heart of the activity: Williston is owed more than $360,000 by people who used its ambulance service in 2012 but didn't pay their bills.
WILLISTON, N.D. – Two years ago, Williston Mayor Ward Koeser was ready to step down after 16 years and let someone younger take the office.
But supporters who saw the beginnings of North Dakota’s oil boom – with Williston as its epicenter – convinced him to run again.
WILLISTON, N.D. – A survey of Oil Patch residents bears out the old saying that money can’t buy happiness.
Sixty percent of longtime northwest North Dakota residents say they have benefited economically from the oil boom, but the majority say their quality of life has not improved, according to a new survey by University of North Dakota faculty.
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