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  1. Effort to transform ferry system a lift for next LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska ferry M/V Tustumena approaches the Kodiak Ferry Terminal after a dock replacement project by Pacific Pile and Marine in 2016. Overhauling the state Marine Highway System will likely be a priority for coastal legislators in the next session, who are trying to draw allies from the Interior who've regularly objected to the costs of supporting the system.

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  2. Fish Factor: Women in the seafood work place report discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Women comprise roughly half of the world's seafood industry workforce, yet a report released last week revealed that 61 percent of women around the globe feel they face unfair gender biases from slime lines to businesses to company boardrooms. The women's overall responses cited biases in recruitment and hiring, in working conditions and inflexible scheduling.

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

    Jun 29, 2018 | 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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  4. Dillingham village corp. acquires majority stake in Bristol Alliance cos.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | 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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  5. State smoking ban could force revision to proposed pot cafesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A statewide smoking ban awaiting Gov. Bill Walker's signature may complicate the long-running effort by the Marijuana Control Board to authorize onsite consumption of marijuana at retail shops. The Marijuana Control Board anticipates newly-passed legislation that would ban smoking in all public workplaces statewide could throw a monkey wrench into plans for legalizing onsite consumption.

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  6. Movers and Shakers for June 3Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Bristol Bay Industrial Fuels LLC has selected Sean P. Thomas , PMP, RES, as senior vice president, chief operating officer. He will assume oversight of Bristol Alliance Fuels, an Alaska-based distributor of fuel products to commercial and residential customers in the Dillingham area of the Bristol Bay region.

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  7. Bill to draw from Permanent Fund releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska House and Senate negotiators on Wednesday unveiled a proposal that would limit draws from Alaska Permanent Fund earnings. But it would leave the fight over the size of future dividends paid to residents from the oil-wealth fund to future legislatures.

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  8. TERRA network completion a milestone for GCI's MarkleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    After starting her career with GCI in customer service in 2002, Rebecca Markley eventually coordinated the massive logistical challenge of building out the TERRA network in rural Alaska. A crew with STG Inc. waits on a delivery from a heavy lift helicopter carrying part of a massive tower that's part of GCI's TERRA broadband network in rural Alaska.

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  9. Corps of Engineers extends Pebble scoping periodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alaska Division has extended the scoping period on the Pebble mine project to 90 days from the original 30 days that began on April 1. In the above map from Pebble's permit application, the red area is the Nanushuk River drainage; purple is the Kvichak River drainage, the dotted line across Cook Inlet is the natural gas pipeline route; and the solid line to mine site is the transportation corridor. Stakeholders who want to weigh in on the potential impacts of the Pebble mine project will have two more months to do so.

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  10. Corps of Engineers releases two-year schedule for Pebble EISRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking to fast-track the environmental review of the proposed Pebble mine and the project's opponents, to put it mildly, aren't happy about it. The Corps released a schedule March 20 of roughly two years to complete the Pebble environmental impact statement, or EIS, and reach a record of decision on the project.

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  11. Committee recommends sanction for Eastman over ethics violationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska state Rep. David Eastman, R-Wasilla, speaks during a House floor session on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Juneau after a motion was made to censure him for comments he made about abortions and rural Alaska women. The House later in the day voted to censure him.

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  12. Pebble prospect owners might have new investorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The owners of the Pebble project are one step closer to securing the investment partner that will be key to advancing the contentious mine, according to Dec. 18 announcements. Vancouver-based Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. has inked what a company press release characterizes as a "framework agreement" with fellow Canadian mining company First Quantum Minerals Ltd. "The option agreement contemplates an option payment of $150 million staged over four years which option will entitle First Quantum to acquire the right to earn a 50 percent interest in the Pebble Limited Partnership for $1.35 billion," a Northern Dynasty release stated.

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  13. House majority won't push income tax againRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Senate President Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, left, and House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, right, listen as Gov. Bill Walker gives his 2017 State of the State address. The two leaders spoke to Commonwealth North on Dec. 17, and Edgmon said the House will drop its efforts at an income tax in the 2018 session.

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  14. Movers and Shakers for Dec. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey R. Dillingham became U.S. Army Alaska's top noncommissioned officer in an assumption of responsibility ceremony Nov. 21 at the Buckner Physical Fitness Center on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

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  15. Solving deficit in - revenue' session challenged on multiple frontsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska state House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, center, speaks with House Majority members David Guttenberg, Gabrielle LeDoux, Chris Tuck and Scott Kawasaki during a break in the floor session on May 10 in Juneau. The House will hold all of its work in Juneau during the upcoming special session while the Senate has announced it will do most of its work through committee meetings held in Anchorage.

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  16. Judge overturns Mallott on salmon habitat proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaskans seeking more protections for the state's salmon notched a victory Oct. 9 when a Superior Court ruling overturned Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott's denial of a ballot initiative to overhaul permitting laws for projects in and around salmon-bearing waters.

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  17. Habitat initiative proponents argue appeal in Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    That is the question at the center of the court debate over a ballot initiative aimed at reforming Alaska's permitting laws to better protect salmon habitat from large development projects. The Department of Law doesn't think so, and Assistant Attorney General Elizabeth Bakalar stressed as much during about 90 minutes of oral arguments Oct. 3 in Anchorage for Stand for Salmon's appeal of Lt.

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