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City decision on blighted Gastineau Apartments expected soon

City decision on blighted Gastineau Apartments expected soonCity officials are considering various actions against the owner of the condemned apartment building in downtown Juneau

Southeast “trash wood” finds new markets

Southeast “trash wood” finds new marketsSoutheast residents will be able to buy locally milled lumber in the future as small scale timber sales begin on Mitkof Island.

USDA to buy up to $13M in canned pink salmon

USDA to buy up to $13M in canned pink salmonThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to buy up to $13 million in canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen.

New UAS dorm provides housing for about 100 freshmen

New UAS dorm provides housing for about 100 freshmenThe $14.3 million facility opened at the end of August.

Halliburton reaches $1.1B oil spill settlement

Halliburton reaches $1.1B oil spill settlementHalliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a substantial portion of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

State ferry union averts strike

State ferry union averts strikeAlaska Marine Highway System captains and deck officers have avoided a strike that could have shut down ferry service across the state this weekend.

Shell sketches plans for Arctic drilling in 2015

Shell sketches plans for Arctic drilling in 2015Shell filed a new plan to explore the Chukchi Sea with federal regulators in Anchorage.

U.S. Dept. of Energy hopes to assist rural communities with renewable projects

U.S. Dept. of Energy hopes to assist rural communities with renewable projectsEnergy costs are rising and state and federal budgets are overstretched, putting pressure on communities in rural Alaska to meet their long-term energy needs.

Alaska ferry workers approve new contract

Alaska ferry workers approve new contractThe Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific represents about 650 Alaska ferry workers

Alaska seafood companies seek retaliatory ban on Russian fish

Alaska seafood companies seek retaliatory ban on Russian fishIt’s been just over two weeks since Russia banned imports of American food products into its country. Now, Alaska’s seafood industry is asking the U.S. government to strike back.