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  1. Gasline leaders face daunting list of tasksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Keith Meyer, left, president of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., and Frank Richards, a senior vice president with the corporation, appear before the Senate Finance Committee on Feb. 14, 2017, in Juneau. AGDC executives detailed a litany of tasks that lie ahead for the megaproject at the quarterly update to the Legislature on July 11 in Anchorage.

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  2. In one of final acts at EPA, Pruitt updates Alaska wetlands managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    In his final weeks leading the agency, former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a memo reemphasizing the unique abundance of wetlands in Alaska and outlining how the EPA will manage them. The joint memo, signed June 15 by Pruitt and Assistant Army Secretary for Civil Works R.D. James, replaces longstanding guidance in prior memos from 1992 and 1994 covering wetlands mitigation.

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  3. Movers and Shakers for July 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Mark Swearingin is joining Ravn Air Group's new leadership team as senior vice president of maintenance. Swearingin has held leadership positions with major airlines and air transport companies for the past 37 years.

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  4. Inside Real Estate: It's property tax time for AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The second half of Anchorage's 2018 property taxes are due Aug. 1. If you're a residential property owner with a mortgage, this date probably goes by without notice as your taxes are collected on a monthly basis along with your principal, interest and insurance payments. However, if you own land, commercial or personal property, you're about ready to write a check to continue having the benefit of owning property in the Municipality of Anchorage or be eventually foreclosed upon.

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  5. Fish Factor: Bristol Bay lone bright spot for salmon so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Sockeye salmon catches often add up to half of the value of Alaska's total salmon fishery, and the so-called reds dominate the season's early fisheries starting in mid-May. For example, the Copper River sockeye harvest of just 26,000 is the lowest in 50 years. At Kodiak just 212,000 sockeyes were taken through July 6, making it the weakest harvest in 38 years.

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  6. Movers and Shakers for July 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Carla Baxley , PE, joined R&M Consultants Inc. as a senior project engineer in our Airport Engineering Group. Baxley brings 17 years of Alaskan engineering experience to the R&M team, with 12 of those years at the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities serving as a designer, project engineer and manager on aviation and roadway projects in rural and urban Alaska.

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  7. Field hearing focuses on improving efficiency at SBARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    From left to right, Sens. Lisa Murkowski, Jim Risch, R-Idaho, and Dan Sullivan listen to testimony at a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship oversight field hearing in Anchorage June 29 at the Loussac Library. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship chairman Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, held an oversight hearing at the Loussac Library in Anchorage June 29 to get feedback from Alaska business leaders on how Small Business Administration programs are working - or not - to help them navigate the complex world of federal contracting.

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  8. COMMENTARY: Time for Alaska industries to evolve and Stand for SalmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Here in Dillingham, at the confluence of the Nushagak and Wood Rivers, sockeye salmon are arriving in significant waves - silver tsunamis of biomass, truly our Alaskan Gold. And through the window of my office in Dillingham, I'm watching 737 and C-130 aircraft loaded down with tens of thousands of pounds of fresh fillets lift off for Anchorage.

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  9. Dillingham village corp. acquires majority stake in Bristol Alliance cos.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Bristol Bay Native Corp. announced June 26 that it has sold off a majority interest in a large group of its subsidiaries, but not only are those companies staying in Alaska, they are staying in the Bristol Bay region as well. A controlling share of the large group of Bristol Alliance companies was purchased by Choggiung Ltd., the village corporation for Dillingham, in what company leaders believe is a first-of-its-kind deal between a regional and village Alaska Native corporation.

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  10. Bill to pay tax credits signed, but lawsuit puts bond sale on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signs House Bill 331 at a ceremony hosted by Laborers Local 942 in Fairbanks on June 20 flanked from left to right by Rep. Jason Green, I-Anchorage, Revenue Commissioner Sheldon Fisher and Rep. Adam Wool, D-Fairbanks. The bill authorizes the sale of bonds to pay off nearly $1 billion in oil tax credits that have been delayed over the past three years, however any sale is still pending as a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the bill makes its way through the court system.

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  11. BP America chief: Pursuit of efficiencies meeting - dual challenge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    BP America President Susan Dio spoke to the Resource Development Council of Alaska on June 20 in Anchorage and highlighted the company's efforts to meet a dual challenge of business growth with cleaner energy production. At BP, the motto is "reduce, improve, create," according to Susan Dio, president of the London-based oil major's America division.

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  12. Independents team up on Nanushuk playRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 25 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A consortium of independents are teaming up to drill promising leases in the Nanushuk formation that has produced several large discoveries in the last three years. Several small explorers are teaming up on the hope of cashing in on the North Slope's hottest oil play.

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  13. Board ponders tax changes as $1M per month pours inRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Marijuana Control Board members Brandon Emmett, left, and Nick Miller are seen at a meeting June 13 in Anchorage. The board is currently considering whether to recommend changes to the state tax structure for the industry such as shifting from a tax at the cultivation level to one at retail.

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  14. OPINION: Employers have every right to Stand for AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The usual ado is being made about so-called "Outside" corporations contributing millions of dollars toward the defeat of the Stand for Salmon initiative that could appear on the ballot this November. While the Supreme Court ponders the constitutionality of the measure after oral arguments in April with a decision to be issued in September, the companies with billions worth of investments at stake have plunked down $5 million collectively for the opposition group Stand for Alaska as of the most recent public reports.

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  15. Movers and Shakers for June 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Mark McGeorge has joined Ravn Air Group as vice president, safety, security and compliance. McGeorge, an experienced pilot, military commander, and training expert, will be taking the reins from John Marshall, who will focus on his role as Ravn's chief operating officer.

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  16. Millions in federal funds flow toward opioid epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Look for fairly consistent funding to flow into programs combating the opioid crisis over the next several years after Alaska was designated the recipient of three grants to pay for more treatment and more law enforcement. Gov. Bill Walker declared an opioid crisis on Feb. 14, 2017, prior to the national public health emergency declaration that came from President Donald Trump last October.

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  17. Transport rules examined; pot event organizers finedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office Executive Director Erika McConnell recommended fines of $20,000 for an Oregon couple that hosted the Cannabis Classic on May 19 in Anchorage after pictures surfaced on Facebook of attendees openly consuming during the event. The fine was eventually set at $5,000 with $15,000 suspended.

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  18. Rear Adm. Bell eager for third Alaska TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Matt Bell visited with members of the editorial staff of the Anchorage Daily News and the Alaska Journal of Commerce on June 18 in Anchorage. Bell took over as commander of the U.S. Coast Guard District 17 in early May and now works out of the district headquarters for Alaska in Juneau.

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  19. Impromptu visit could open more China trade opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    At left is Huahong Group Chairman Zhang Hong Shan alongside Executive Director and translator Steven Lo at the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. offices on June 8. Zhang said he's interested in fresh and wild seafood exports from Alaska to serve his northeastern Chinese market. A group of Chinese business delegates from the northeastern city of Harbin visited Anchorage June 8-9 to meet face-to-face with Alaska business leaders interested in opening more trade between the two cities.

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  20. Walker wants to build on existing deals with ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Bambino's Baby Foods founder Zoi Maroudas speaks at a press conference June 6 in the Atwood Building in Anchorage alongside Gov. Bill Walker and other members of the state delegation that traveled to China in May to explore new trade possibilities. The Alaska trade mission to China in May is already paying off in terms of incubating opportunities, Gov. Bill Walker said June 6 in Anchorage.

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