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  1. Alaska class ferry design complete, construction upcomingRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The first pieces of the newest state ferries should start to come together late this summer if all continues to go as planned, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Deputy Commissioner Reuben Yost told the Senate Transportation Committee April 15. Meant to service the busy Lynn Canal corridor between Haines-Skagway and Juneau, the ... (more)

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  2. Reps question AIDEA fisheries quota financing dealRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Legislature could consider allowing a state entity to get involved in fisheries financing if bills in House and Senate committees continue moving forward, but some legislators are raising questions about the plan.

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  3. Net income decreases as rates rise, lending activity slowsRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Combined, Alaska banks posted about a 3 percent increase in total assets, with Northrim Bank and First National Bank Alaska posting the largest increases, at about 4.8 and 2.9 percent, respectively, compared to the prior year.

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  4. Postal reform includes Alaska provisions to reduce rural ratesRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The U.S. Postal Service has agreed to reform its pricing structure and operations in some parts of Alaska, according to Sen. Mark Begich.

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  5. Vigor Industrial close to deal for Seward Shipa s DrydockRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Vigor Industrial has a deal in place to purchase the Seward Ship's Drydock, the company announced Feb. 3. In 2012, Portland, Ore.-based Vigor purchased Alaska Ship and Drydock in Ketchikan and is in the midst of a $130 million expansion there.

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  6. 2014 Top Forty Under 40 AnnouncedRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Journal of Commerce is proud to announce the 15th annual Top Forty Under 40 awards for 2014.

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  7. Movers & Shakers 01/19/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Ken Tonjes has accepted the permanent role of chief administrative officer at PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center after serving as interim CAO since August 2013.

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  8. Whittier ferry dock back in service after ramp repairRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2013 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Marine Highway System announced ferry service to Whittier was set to resume Nov. 21 in a press release.

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  9. Sport effort to eliminate setnetters proposed for ballotRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2013 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The newly formed Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance, or AFCA, submitted a ballot initiative petition Nov. 6 that would ask voters to ban setnetting in Cook Inlet.

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  10. Hydro project on schedule but questions remainRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2013 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    It's been almost 90 years since workers built a dam at Whitman Lake to supply electricity to the New England Fish Co., and Ketchikan Public Utilities hopes the expanded project will provide up to 16 million kilowatt hours of power for the city while displacing up to 1.1 million gallons of diesel fuel.

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  11. AIDEA signs deal to assist process plant for Niblack mineRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2013 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority has signed an agreement with developers of the planned Niblack mine in Southeast Alaska to evaluate a mineral ore process facility in Ketchikan.

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  12. Northrim acquires Alaska Pacific for $14.3MRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2013 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Pacific Bank is merging with Northrim Bank in a $14.31 million stock and cash transaction, pending shareholder and regulatory approval.

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