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  1. Buccaneer bankruptcy demand hits businesses, agenciesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    In the Buccaneer Energy bankruptcy case, some local businesses have been hit with a double whammy. Not only does Buccaneer still owe them money, a Houston, Texas, law firm has now sent them dunning letters asking back money Buccaneer had paid.

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  2. Movers & Shakers 7/26/15Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The First National Bank Alaska board of directors recently elected Lucy Mahan to the position of vice chair. A licensed professional counselor with offices in Anchorage and Homer, Mahan resides in Homer where her family fishes commercially.

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  3. RCA report recommends realignment of Railbelt utilitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Regulatory Commission of Alaska released its recommendations on how to improve power dispatch through the region June 30 in a six-page letter signed by RCA Chairman Robert Pickett to Senate President Kevin Meyer and House Speaker Mike Chenault. In 2014, the Legislature appropriated $250,000 to the RCA to provide its input on how to improve the Railbelt system the commission called "fragmented" and "balkanized" in its letter.

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  4. Fish Factor: Salmon, other big summer fisheries getting underwayRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Salmon fisheries are opening up this month from one end of Alaska to the other. Total catches so far of mostly sockeye, were under one million fish, but will add up fast from here on.

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  5. AIDEA approves $30M deal for Cosmo developmentRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority has given approval for a $30-million financing package that will allow BlueCrest Energy to begin drilling and development at its Cosmopolitan offshore oil project in Cook Inlet. BlueCrest will have construction of onshore facilities underway in late summer and drilling started near the first of next year, company President Benjamin Johnson said.

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  6. Fish Factor: Hot halibut permits, Chuitna, Seafood Symphony hat trickRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Right after the yearly halibut catch limits are announced each January, brokers usually are busy with buying and selling and transferring shares of the catch. But it's been slow going so far, even with slight harvest increases in nearly all Alaska fishing areas for the first time in nearly a decade.

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

    Feb 26, 2015 | 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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  8. Fish Factor: Valentinea s Day fish secrets; a Salmon lovea ; pollock opensRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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