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  1. Cannabis testing labs set to open this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    CannTest CEO Mark Malagodi demonstrates cannabis testing procedures at one of two Anchorage testing laboratories tentatively set to open in October and November. Retail operations are cobbling together their final plans after having their state licenses issued, the Anchorage municipality has approved its first retail license and will review more in the coming months, a handful of cultivators have harvested or are getting ready to harvest their first batches of legal product, and security companies are standing by to make deliveries.

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  2. Alaska General Store closes shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Dottie greets visitors at the Alaskan General Store on North Franklin Street in Juneau. After 28 years and multiple recent burglaries, owner Sarah Stucky has decided to close the store.

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  3. Nageak says he's not leaving lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    In this file photo, Rep. Benjamin Nageak, D-Barrow, speaks during a House Majority Caucus press conference at the Capitol. In Thursday morning courtroom testimony, Rep. Benjamin Nageak, D-Barrow, said he's not giving up on his attempt to overturn an August primary he lost.

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  4. Canadian becomes 1 millionth cruiser to Juneau this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Members of the Yees Ku Oo dance group sang and pounded drums as the Yoistens made their way off the docks in Juneau on Sept. 22. Wendy Yoisten was the 1 millionth cruise passenger to visit Juneau this year, the first time the milestone has been passed since 2009.

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  5. Fiber-optic cable connects Juneau and Haines with 28,800 lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A haul rope is returned to the Silver Arrow after a fiber optic cable was brought to shore in Haines for the Alaska Power and Telephone Company on Friday, Sept. 23. The cable will bring more bandwidth to the upper Lynn Canal communities of Haines and Skagway.

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  6. University of Alaska tuition could go up 10 percent next fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Student tuition at University of Alaska may increase by 10 percent next year under an operating budget outlined by President Jim Johnsen at the Sept. 15 Board of Regents meeting in Juneau.

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  7. Housing First gets more money, but still in holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Royal Hill, of Triplett Construction, directs a lift operator in the placement of a stairwell module at the Housing First project on Allen Court on Sept 12. A project to put a roof over Juneau's most vulnerable residents just received a federal grant for $600,000. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the money to Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska through its Indian Community Development Block Grant program.

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  8. Juneau's homeless clinic will soon be run by Wrangell orgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The entrance of Front Street Community Health Center, located on the second floor inside Mercantile Mall on Front Street in downtown Juneau, seen Friday. After managing Juneau's Front Street Community Health Center for more than a year, Alaska Island Community Services will soon completely take over the health center that mainly serves Juneau's homeless, uninsured and underinsured residents.

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  9. In solidarity with Standing Rock, Juneau rally opposes Dakota Access pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    About 100 people attend a rally at Twin Lakes Wednesday evening in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota over the construction of the 1,172-mile Dakota Access pipeline. As more than 150 tribes join the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline, about a hundred people in Juneau gathered Wednesday night to rally with them.

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  10. State certifies District 40 election results but recount imminentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    "I can safely say they will ask for a recount," said Maridon Boario, a staffer for Nageak, by phone on Tuesday afternoon. The four-vote margin is significant because five ballots from Nageak's House District 40, which covers the North Slope, remain uncounted.

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  11. Fund return revised down to 1.02%Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. has revised its 2016 investment return figure to 1.02 percent, down slightly from an estimate made a couple weeks ago. The Permanent Fund finished the 2016 fiscal year, which ended June 30, with a total value of $52.8 billion, according to a Thursday release from the corporation.

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  12. Lack of training led to election snafusRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The primary election between incumbent Rep. Ben Nageak, D-Barrow, and challenger Dean Westlake has been called into question after irregularities have surfaced in the District 40 race. As of the most recent count, Westlake led by 21 votes.

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  13. Tustumena replacement accelerated to FY2017 fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The M/V Tustumena is seen in Kodiak after returning to service after repairs in 2013. Photo/File/Kodiak Daily Mirror A concept rendering of the Alaska Class dayboats now under construction at the Vigor Shipyard in Ketchikan.Rendering/Courtesy/AMHS The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has moved up its federal funding request to pay for the 52-year-old Tustumena's $237 million replacement from "after fiscal year 2019" to federal fiscal year 2017, which begins Oct. 1. "It's just a matter of awarding contract and before we can do that we have to have funding for it," Deputy DOT Commissioner Mike Neussl said.

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  14. As sales near, cannabis industry still lacks unified voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Anchorage Cannabis Business Association held an open meeting on Aug. 10 where, among other things, members discussed the possibility of hiring an industry lobbyist. An Aug. 23 meeting brought in lobbyist Paul Fuchs to discuss details with the associations' members.

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  15. Fish Factor: Alaska salmon is not in the pink; seafood recipe contest openRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska's 2016 pink salmon fishery is set to rank as the worst in 20 years by a long shot, and the outlook is bleak for all other salmon catches except sockeyes. "Boy, sockeye is really going to have to carry the load in terms of the fishery's value because there's a lot of misses elsewhere," said Andy Wink, a fisheries economist with the Juneau-based McDowell Group.

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  16. Movers & Shakers 08/14/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Rich Kleinleder of AECOM was selected as a recipient of the 2015 National Marine Fisheries Service Team Member of the Year award. Team Member of the Year award recipients are honored for their outstanding contributions in advancing the NMFS mission.

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  17. Alaska Communications grows business segment in 2QRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. released its second quarter financial report for 2016, underscoring growth in its targeted areas since leaving the wireless industry despite a drop-off in both residential and business connections. Like the first quarter of 2016, Alaska Communications charted an increase in net income over last year.

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  18. Legislature gives LIO owners notice; Stevens signs deal for Midtown officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Legislative Affairs Executive Director Pam Varni said during a Wednesday morning Legislative Council meeting that the agency gave 90 days notice to its Anchorage landlord, 716 West Fourth Avenue LLC, and legislators will vacate the building custom-made for them by Oct. 16. That is because Legislative Council Chair Sen. Gary Stevens of Kodiak signed off on a purchase agreement for $11.85 million to buy the Midtown Anchorage Wells Fargo office building on July 18. The estimated closing date for the purchase is Sept. 15. Varni said the plan is for Anchorage legislators to move into the building "as-is" and for Legislative Affairs to slowly renovate the more than 52,000-square foot building to meet legislators' needs.

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  19. AEDC forecast: Not the best of times, but not the worst of times, eitherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    It's certainly not the best of times, but it's also far from the worst of times for Alaska's economy, according to Anchorage Economic Development Corp. CEO Bill Popp. Nearly two years after oil prices began to tumble from the $100-plus per barrel plateau, Alaskans are finally starting to see companies in the state's oil-dominated economy adjust to what many are calling the "new normal" - oil prices mainly between $40 and $60 per barrel.

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  20. Budget cuts take bite from job training programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Journeyman Lineman Stephen Horwatt talks to Denali Elementary School students about electrical safety at the Tom Cashen Electrical Training Facility. With state and federal budget cuts eating into job training programs, the private sector of employers and unions must find ways to replace aging skilled workers in Alaska's major industries such as oil and gas, mining, and fishing.

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