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  1. Stakeholders seek solutions for imminent threats from erosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    For most communities with waterfront, erosion is not a future problem. It's a daily issue for planners, businesses and residents with approaches differing by community.

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  2. Movers and Shakers for Sept. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Bobbie Sue Wolk , MS, PCC, BCC, owner of Rosewood Coaching, and the first International Coaching Federation executive coach in the state of Alaska, recently passed the Health and Wellness Coach Certifying Examination to become National Board Certified for Health and Wellness Coaches. The exam is provided by the Int'l Consortium of Health &Wellness Coaching in partnership with the National Board of Medical Examiners, the same board that certifies physicians.

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  3. Fish Factor: Salmon winds down, fall fisheries ramp up; cukes against cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    As Alaska's salmon season draws to a close, lots of fall fisheries are just getting underway from Ketchikan to the Bering Sea. Southeast is one of Alaska's busiest regions for fall fishing, especially for various kinds of shellfish.

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  4. A family affair lives on at GBR Oilfield ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    From left to right, Mike Reynolds, John Kershner and Jack Adams chat on the Nordic 4 rig while working for Italian oil major Eni in May. Mike Reynolds is the third generation of his family to work for GBR Oilfield Services. Billy Reynolds left Parker Drilling to join his father working for GBR Oilfield Services in 1983 just before the oil price crash that sent Alaska into a recession.

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  5. Mat-Su Borough seeks - fair and accurate' analysis of port siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Anchorage is seen from the dock at Port MacKenzie in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough across the Knik Arm. The war of words over site selection for a proposed LNG marine terminal continues with the borough arguing to federal regulators that work should stop on the permit application until further analysis is conducted on the site.

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  6. Top Forty Under 40Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska's Top Forty Under 40, sponsored by the Alaska Journal of Commerce, recognizes the state's top professionals younger than age 40 who have demonstrated professional excellence and a commitment to their community. a- must be younger than age 40 as of December 31, 2018 a- must live and work in Alaska year-round a- must have demonstrated professional excellence in their field a- must display a commitment to the community The deadline to receive entries is 5 p.m., Feb. 1, 2019.

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  7. Candidates talk ballot measure, funding capital projects at forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Candidates for Alaska governor are seen before a Sept. 10 forum hosted by the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce.

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  8. Movers and Shakers for Sept. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alex Slivka was appointed as the chief fiscal officer for the Municipality of Anchorage, effective Oct. 15. Slivka comes to the municipality from McKinley Capital Management LLC, where he served in various leadership capacities. Slivka has more than 35 years of experience in the financial industry and is an active member of a number of community organizations.

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  9. Inside Real Estate: Time is now to build a rental portfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Lack of new housing starts, particularly in duplex and multi-family, make it a good time for the small investor to enter the market. Multi-family permits are down 50 percent from last year with only 72 units permitted compared to 153 last year at this same time.

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  10. ExxonMobil signs gasline agreements with stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    From left to right are Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth, ExxonMobil Alaska Production Manager Darlene Gates, Gov. Bill Walker, BP Vice President of Commercial Ventures Damian Bilbao, and Natural Resources Commissioner Andy Mack on Sept. 10 at the Atwood Building in Anchorage.

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  11. Candidate swap launches Republican write-in campaign against LeDouxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A planned write-in campaign by the Alaska Republican Party against incumbent Republican state Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux began Tuesday with a candidate swap. Jake Sloan, a general contractor who lives in Muldoon, said Sept.

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  12. Begich refuses calls to drop out of three-way gov raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Democrat Mark Begich refused calls to drop out of the Alaska governor's race during a press conference at his campaign office Sept. 4 in Anchorage.

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  13. After year in DC, Oliver reflects on fisheries progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Former North Pacific Fishery Management Council Executive Director Chris Oliver testifies about Obama administration marine monument designations on Sept. 29, 2015.

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  14. IRS proposes rules to govern new small business deductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    SBA Administrator Linda McMahon reminisced on making homemade ice cream with her dad after buying some spruce tip and birch syrup from Wild Scoop Ice Cream owner Elissa Brown on July 20, 2017, during her visit to Anchorage. The IRS just published new guidance for small business owners on tax deductions available under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 that was signed by President Donald Trump this past December.

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  15. Movers and Shakers for Sept. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Melinda Freemon was appointed executive director of Anchorage Project Access, a non-profit dedicated to increasing access to health care for low income uninsured members of our community by working with a network of over 600 medical and dental providers to serve those in need. Freemon brings more than 30 years of experience in Alaska in organizational management with an emphasis on systems integration and improvement.

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  16. OPINION: Getting to the bottom of shady votes in District 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, speaks with House Majority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, before the start of the Alaska legislative session on Jan. 16 in Juneau. Alaska election officials say there have been irregularities found in the absentee balloting system for LeDoux's race, which she now leads by 113 votes after trailing by three on primary night Aug. 21. Among the many subjects that regularly earn Republicans a mocking from Democrats and their media sympathizers, perhaps none rank as highly as claims about election fraud.

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  17. MARAD ordered to hand over port studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    It didn't take long for Federal Claims Court Judge Edward Damich to rule that the U.S. Maritime Administration must produce a previously proprietary report on the failings of the former Port of Anchorage Intermodal Expansion Project. Damich ruled Aug. 23, just two days after arguments on the matter, that a root cause analysis engineering report done in 2012 by the international consulting and management firm AECOM will become part of the court record in the Municipality of Anchorage's lawsuit against the federal agency commonly known as MARAD.

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  18. Feds select Hilcorp's plan for offshore oil prospectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A proposed Arctic offshore oil development project by Hilcorp Energy would entail building a 24-acre island in 19 feet of water to access a field of oil containing 330 million barrels of oil that could reach peak production of 70,000 barrels per day. Hilcorp Energy mostly got what it asked for in the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's environmental review of the company's proposed Liberty offshore oil development released Thursday.

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  19. OPINION: Thank you for not votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Former Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell lost by a 2-1 margin to former state Sen. Mike Dunleavy.

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  20. Millett, Micciche, LeDoux face upset losses in primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Incumbent and House Minority Leader Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, was upset by a first-time political candidate in preliminary returns in the state's primary election, while two other incumbents, Sen. Peter Micciche and Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, were fighting to keep their seats. In contested state House races, Rep. Lora Reinbold had a big lead over fellow state Rep. Dan Saddler in a heated Alaska Senate race in Chugiak-Eagle River.

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