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Municipality of Anchorage seeks $340M for port damage

The Municipality of Anchorage is looking to recoup up to $340 million in the two lawsuits it has against contributors to the failed Port of Anchorage Intermodal Expansion Project. Outside municipal counsel Bennett Greenberg said at an Oct. 28 Alaska U.S. District Court hearing in Anchorage that the city hopes to recover a combined $300 million from project manager Integrated Concepts and Research Corp., former port designer PND Engineers and CH2M Hill Alaska, which now owns dock design consultant VECO Alaska.

Alaska Air Group turns a record quarterly profit — again

The cliché that “records are made to be broken” is taken to heart at Alaska Air Group Inc., where yet another record quarterly profit of $200 million was announced Oct. 23. The third quarter adjusted net earnings result is the ninth record in the last 10 quarters for the company that owns both Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. It is also the 22nd consecutive profitable quarter for the company.

Judge hears case on Interior effort to dismiss road lawsuit

Eagle River ‘brake light hill’ getting a winter makeover

Ketchikan wins ferries; Juneau road EIS released

Alaska’s newest ferries will be the first made in the state after all. Gov. Sean Parnell announced an agreement Sept. 20 between the state and Vigor Alaska to construct two Alaska Class ferries at Vigor’s Ketchikan shipyard.

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Japan Air aurora charters warm Fairbanks winter economy

Kenai borough mayor vetoes vote on bed tax

NMFS corrects report, seeks more info on sport fishing

The National Marine Fisheries Service is also working to improve its data on the impacts of recreational fishing. The agency recently announced corrections to its “Fisheries Economics of the United States 2012” report.

State labor market tightens as tourist season ramps up

If you’re out for dinner in a restaurant this summer, you may find the wait-time for your meal is a little longer.

Alaska Air Group starts 2014 with another record profit

Alaska Air Group Inc. is on a major roll. The airline company announced it earned $94 million of first quarter net income in its earnings report April 25.

 

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