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  1. Fish Factor: a busy year for permits; fish for Lent; crabby gym gearRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Last year was one of the busiest years ever for Alaska brokers who help fishermen buy, sell and trade fishing permits and quota shares. "I was really happy to see such a good mix of permits we were selling - it wasn't just one thing," said Olivia Olsen of Alaskan Quota and Permits in Petersburg.

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  2. Fish Factor: Valentinea s Day fish secrets; a Salmon lovea ; pollock opensRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Lovers choose lobster as the top Valentine's Day dish to share with that special someone. Crab legs and shrimp also get the nod as "romantic meals" on Feb. 14 - one of the busiest dining out days for U.S. restaurants.

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  3. ADFG opens experimental pollock fishery in Cook InletRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Despite more than 30 years of fishing around Alaska, before this past December Kasilof fisherman Rob Nelson had never let out a net hoping to catch pollock. But the long-time seiner has been learning how to catch the groundfish in Kachemak Bay as part of an experimental fishery this winter.

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  4. Grocery tax relief measure makes 2015 ballotRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A petition that aims to rescind a Kenai Peninsula Borough grocery tax ordinance has been certified and will be put on the October 2015 ballot. Proposition 1 seeks to repeal a 2008 borough ordinance that authorized general law cities in the borough to collect 3 percent sales taxes on non-prepared foods during the wintertime.

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  5. Another year of halibut quota cuts on the table for 2015Read the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Snug Harbor Seafoods workers sort halibut offloaded from the F/V Voyager Aug. 1, 2011, in Homer. Commercial fishermen in Southcentral and Southeast could get an increase in harvest quota in 2015, but other areas of Alaska in the Bering Sea could be in for a cut.

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  6. Buccaneer bankruptcy leaves millions in unpaid Alaska billsRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Endeavour jack-up rig, once operated by the now-bankrupt Buccaneer Energy, is seen on an overcast day working at the Cosmopolitan prospect in summer 2013. The company bankruptcy has left millions in unpaid bills in Alaska, putting the pinch on some local Peninsula businesses.

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  7. Fish Factor: Vessel discharge exemption advancesRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Fishermen won't need special permits to hose off their decks thanks to a bill moving through the U.S. Senate.

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