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Sustainability dispute in past, Walmart launches ‘The Alaskan’

Walmart announced on Jan. 28 the launch of an in-store brand, The Alaskan, for sale in every Alaska Walmart Supercenter and 20 Washington stores, as well as a 14 additional products of wild Alaskan cod, salmon, rockfish, sole, and crab to its general stock. The new items are on shelves just a couple years after Alaska seafood in Walmart stores was in jeopardy following a company plan to only stock seafood products carrying the Marine Stewardship Council certification for sustainability.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Alaska Forum offers weeklong event on environment

2015 Top Forty Under 40 announced

The Alaska Journal of Commerce is proud to announce the 2015 class of the Top Forty Under 40. A committee of Journal management selected the 2015 class from nearly 160 individuals and more than 230 total nominations.

Lack of snow could change location of Iditarod race start

Alaska Native regional corporations 2013 results roundup

Homer photographer gets photo on new Alaskan beer label

EDITORIAL: Resolution of damages necessary 25 years after Valdez

March 24 marked the 25th anniversary of the soiling of Alaska shores and waters by the oil of the Exxon Valdez.

Aniak mayor: Flood ins. rate hikes a burden in rural Alaska

One small-town Alaska mayor worries that rising costs for national flood insurance could be another reason for people to abandon life in rural Alaska.
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2015 Top Forty Under 40 announced

2015 Top Forty Under 40 announced

The Alaska Journal of Commerce is proud to announce the 2015 class of the Top Forty Under 40. A committee of Journal management selected the 2015 class from nearly 160 individuals and more than 230 total nominations.

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Mustang royalty return to Chugiak to remember and retire jerseys

Mustang royalty return to Chugiak to remember and retire jerseys

The best athletes to don the Columbia Blue and Black of the Chugiak Mustangs will be on hand this Friday for recognition of past accomplishments and to retire their high school jerseys, announced Chugiak Activities principal Jim Bell last week.

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Area varsity soccer teams go 1-1-2 in opening weekend of play

The Chugiak Mustang girls varsity soccer team secured the only victory among four games played by both local high school boys and girls teams during the opening weekend of competition Saturday at The Dome. The Lady Mustangs upended East, 2-0, on goals from senior Madeline Elliassen and freshman Carson Head. Both strikes, one each half, come off corner kicks served up by Michelle Eliassen and Briana Romesha, respectively.

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Voting a public duty, family tradition

This week, I interviewed the four major candidates for mayor (see story, “How to solve a problem like Anchorage,” page 4). And over the past two weeks, I attended three of the candidates’ Chugiak-Eagle River area meet-and-greet events, plus one for school board candidate Elisa Snelling.

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Local Iditarod mushers Lanier and Walters scratch in 2015 race

Local Iditarod mushers Lanier and Walters scratch in 2015 race

Facing unspeakable cold weather at minus-40 and minus-50 degrees, this year’s Iditarod was not one for the faint of heart. Known for the rigors of distance, this year’s edition also greeted dogs and drivers to sustained frigid conditions as the race was routed from Fairbanks to Nome due to a lack of snow in Southcentral Alaska this winter.

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Chugiak girls place sixth at state

Chugiak girls place sixth at state

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Alaska Permanent Fund Market Value
unaudited, as of Jan 12, 2012
US Bonds $6,030,500,000
US Stocks $6,224,400,000
Non US Stocks $7,151,500,000
Global Stocks $4,631,700,000
Non US Bonds $1,364,200,000
Real Estate $4,125,300,000
Cash $935,100,000
Alternatives $5,857,000,000
Real Return/External CIO $2,810,200,000
TOTAL $39,129,900,000
source: Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation
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News and notes from the North Pacific fisheries and beyond by Molly Dischner.
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