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  1. Delta to end year-round service in JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Delta Air Lines' final day of operation in Juneau this year will be Aug. 31, said Delta's Vice President in Seattle Mike Medeiros. Delta quietly made the decision to cease year-round service at the end of March.

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  2. Gov's bill would double strict liability commercial finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Fishermen worry that Gov. Bill Walker's industry taxes hikes may fall on them alone as a litany of fish bills stacks up. The Senate Resources Committee heard SB 164 on Feb. 22, also from Walker's office.

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  3. Southeast residents air complaints about ferry reductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    "One of the things we don't hear from those legislators up north is when they'll close the Parks Highway one or two days a week," said one man, raising his voice to interrupt Neussl's presentation. In the fifth of six presentations across Southeast and Southcentral Alaska, Neussl - deputy Transportation Department commissioner and the head of the ferry system - outlined the problems facing the ferry system and for more than three hours heard an earful from Southeast residents upset about those problems.

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  4. Council tightens Southcentral charter halibut rules for - 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The ratchet keeps tightening on Southcentral halibut charter operations, among other groups, and relief measures are still stuck in development. The level of legally harvestable halibut in the North Pacific has dropped for a decade, and though biologists think the biomass has stabilized, downsized fishermen continue to fight for as much valuable quota as possible.

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  5. Council tightens Southcentral charter halibut rules for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The ratchet keeps tightening on Southcentral halibut charter operations, among other groups, and relief measures are still stuck in development. The level of legally harvestable halibut in the North Pacific has dropped for a decade, and though biologists think the biomass has stabilized, downsized fishermen continue to fight for as much valuable quota as possible.

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  6. Council to review allowing chinook bycatch reallocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Gulf of Alaska fishermen are one step closer to fixing a snag caused by chinook salmon bycatch management that has forced early fishing shutdowns. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council passed a preliminary review that would grant the National Marine Fisheries Service, or NFMS, the right to "reapportion" incidental salmon catch caught while harvesting other species, or bycatch.

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  7. Fish Factor: Crabbers fear shutdown; Uas offers troubleshooting coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Bering Sea crabbers are again facing the possibility of a delayed fishery as congressional Republicans threaten to shut down the government, this time over federal funding of Planned Parenthood. A shutdown two years ago stalled the crab opener by two days, costing the fleet more than $5 million in food, fuel and other fees as the boats stood idly by for a week or more awaiting an outcome.

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  8. GCI posts record 4Q, annual results led by wireless, dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    General Communication Inc. reported record numbers for both the fourth quarter of 2014 and the year that was capped by the December acquisition of Alaska Communications' wireless business. GCI posted adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, or EBITDA, of $323 million, and a net income of $8 million at 18 cents per share.

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  9. Guest Commentary: Litigation not way for Alaskans to pull together on MedicaidRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    On Aug. 18, we learned that heavy rainfall had triggered six landslides in Sitka, and three men - beloved residents - were missing. The next morning, I headed to Sitka.

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  10. Trawl shutdown leads NFMS to allocate extra chinook bycatchRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The National Marine Fisheries Service has allocated an additional 1,600 chinook salmon to be used as bycatch for the Gulf of Alaska non-pollock, non-rockfish groundfish trawl fleet. The year-round Gulf of Alaska non-pollock, non-rockfish fishery had to shut down on May 2, having exceeded its allocation of 2,700 chinook salmon bycatch.

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