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  1. 2018 Alaska Startup Week is hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Ky Holland's introduction to the Belgrade startup ecosystem was at the Power Up regional pitch competition, featuring companies in solar energy, block chain energy transactions, recyclable processing centers, and refrigeration technology. Julia Casey facilitating the University of Alaska President's Innovation Challenge earlier this year.

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  2. Guest Commentary: Accredited universities help Alaska prosperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The University of Alaska Anchorage recently hosted a team of accreditors from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities from Oct. 8-10. The visitors witnessed a vibrant campus full of faculty, staff, and administrators who care deeply about our students, and who are enthusiastically dedicated to our educational mission.

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  3. Distance learning keeps growing as technology catches upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Zoo Education Director Stephanie Hartman is seen displaying a wolf pelt up close while discussing fur as an adaptation during a distance education class. The zoo has embraced technology as a means to bring learning across the state, and the world, for students and even senior citizens to gain knowledge about the state's diverse wildlife and ecoystems.

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  4. Dunleavy takes decisive win against Begich for govRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunleavy reacts to early favorable election returns Nov. 6 In Anchorage that only got better as the night continued. Dunleavy led Democrat opponent Mark Begich by nearly 21,000 votes with 98 percent of precincts reporting on Election Night.

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  5. Habitat initiative defeated by nearly 2-1 marginRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Connor Toohey carries a Vote No on 1 sign as people gathered to wave campaign signs at the corner of Northern Lights Boulevard and Seward Highway on Nov. 5 in Anchorage. The habitat initiative was defeated by a nearly 2-1 margin on Nov. 6. A ballot measure designed to boost protections for salmon and other fish failed by a large margin Election Night amid an onslaught of heavy opposition spending by powerful oil and mining interests.

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  6. GOP poised to retake state House after knocking off Seaton, GrennRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Rep. Paul Seaton, a former Republican who from Homer who registered as a nonpartisan in 2018, lost his reelection bid to Sarah Vance on Nov. 6. The GOP win leaves the party poised to retake the state House after a two-year bipartisan majority coalition formed when Seaton and two other Republicans joined with Democrats and two independents following the 2016 elections. Republicans were poised to recapture control of the Alaska House of Representatives on Tuesday night at the same time voters were on track to elect a Republican governor to office.

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  7. OPINION: Dems' blue wave hits red brick wall in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Governor-elect Mike Dunleavy led a virtual clean sweep for Republicans on Election Night in Alaska. Most situations in life can be summed up by a quote from Seinfeld or Yogi Berra, and Election Night 2018 was no exception.

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  8. Movers and Shakers for Nov. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Kevin O'Neal-Smith was hired by The McDowell Group as an economic analyst. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics and business administration from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo.

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  9. Young cruises to 24th term over newcomer GalvinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    U.S. Rep. Don Young reacts as his supporters chant his name as he talks to Jeff Landfield at Election Central in the Egan Center in Downtown Anchorage on Nov. 6. Young handily won reelection by defeating newcomer Alyse Galvin to secure his 24th term in Congress. Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young notched another re-election win Nov. 6, leading independent challenger Alyse Galvin by nine points to keep his title as the longest-serving member of Congress.

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  10. Movers and Shakers for Nov. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska SeaLife Center welcomed four new members to its board of directors, and announced the election of two new officers: board Chair Wendy Lindskoog of BP Alaska; and Vice Chair Terry Lauck of ConocoPhillips. Terms for new members and officers began Sept.

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  11. Electronic monitoring has smooth first year; human observer costs risingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    After the first year of electronic monitoring on fishing vessels in Alaska, the National Marine Fisheries Service is expanding the pool for boats that want to get in on it. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council has been working on implementing an electronic monitoring program for commercial fishing vessels in Alaska for several years.

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  12. AGDC meets with FERC to stay on scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Gasline Development Corp. President Keith Meyer speaks during a workforce development forum hosted by the state Department of Labor on Oct. 26 in Anchorage. The state corporation's leaders met with federal regulators a week earlier to discuss staying on schedule with numerous data requests necessary to complete a draft environmental impact statement for the Alaska LNG Project.

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  13. Anchorage startup perfecting revolutionary drone safety systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Indemnis CEO Amber McDonald, front center, and her Anchorage-based team are working to perfect drone technology that would protect people on the ground in case an unmanned aircraft fails while in flight. The Indemnis Nexus system is attached to an arm of a drone.

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  14. Movers and Shakers for Oct. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    KPMG LLP announced a hire and a promotion. Mike Fink was hired as an audit senior manager.

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  15. Board of Fisheries again rejects curtailing hatchery productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Board of Fisheries members John Jensen, left, and Robert Ruffner are seen listening to a presentation about the state's hatchery programs on Oct. 16 during their annual work session in Anchorage. The board voted 6-1 to reject an agenda change request by the Kenai River Sportfishing Association that proposed to stop an increase in pink salmon production by the Valdez Fisheries Development Association.

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  16. Questions loom over new two-way race for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Gov. Bill Walker's announcement on Friday that he was suspending his re-election campaign turned the Alaska governor's race on its head with just two-and-a-half weeks until Election Day and early voting starting Monday. A three-way race that left some voters fretting over whether to support Walker, an independent, or Democrat Mark Begich, is now a much clearer head-to-head fight to become the next governor in red-state Alaska.

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  17. Mat-Su, Kenai boroughs continue sparring over LNG plant siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Matanuska-Susitna and Kenai Peninsula boroughs continue to file comments with federal regulators as they each defend their own community as the best site for the proposed Alaska LNG project's gas liquefaction plant and marine terminal. The Mat-Su Borough on Oct. 16 asked that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission request additional information from the state team leading the development, the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., "so that the commission can perform an adequate alternatives analysis related to the proposed liquefaction facility."

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  18. COMMENTARY: Initiative process is wrong way to change permitting systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    As leaders of Alaska's three largest economic development organizations, we know our cities want to see new economic opportunities come to our respective areas, and we align to oppose policies and address issues that diminish or take away those opportunities. Our position on Ballot Measure 1 is one such example: We stand united in opposition to the ballot initiative for one very simple reason: the threat it poses to our local economies, and our state's economy.

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  19. Regulators air draft plan to increase well bonding amountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission held a public hearing Oct. 16 in Anchorage on the draft regulations, which would demand up to a $30 million bond be posted to drill and operate the largest oil fields. AOGCC Chair Hollis French said the added bonding expense would update state regulations to better reflect today's costs to plug and abandon a well.

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  20. Movers and Shakers for Oct. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Statewide Airport Operations Superintendent Jeremy Worrall has been elected to the board of directors of the Northwest Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives for 2018-19. The organization is made up of more than 300 aviation professionals from the states of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and western provinces of Canada.

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