New report details the economic impact of fisheries in Alaska

The combined value of Alaska seafood exports and retails sales was $6.4 billion in 2011, according to a report released Wednesday by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. ASMI is...
More Thanksgiving travelers; don't get stuck at airport

...majority of travelers - almost 90 percent - will be driving. And they will be paying much less at the pump.AAA says the average retail price for gasoline is now $2.15 per gallon, 74 cents cheaper than the same time last year. With the average car getting...
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Juneau Assembly passes marijuana zoning ordinance; restricts cultivation in residential areas

...she said. Her motions included removing retail operations from Rural Reserve Zones...marijuana businesses can be licensed for retail sales, testing facilities, product various zones:? Rural Reserve: retail, testing, manufacturing, cultivation...
Ketchikan marijuana committee to consider pot tax proposal for their wellbeing," Mirsky wrote in his proposal, adding that the borough could "turn lemons into lemonade."Voters approved a $50 state excise tax to legalize marijuana in 2014. Marijuana will be sold at retail stores in 2016.
Committee asks for special sales tax for pot

...Mead said.The ballot initiative that legalized marijuana in Alaska imposed a $50 per ounce excise tax on the "sale or transfer of marijuana from a cultivation facility to a retail store or marijuana product manufacturing facility."
Young women live with M & D like it's 1940

...even with a degree.She is living with her folks while she figures out her next step and has taken a holiday job at the same retail store she worked when she was 18 to bring in some cash.There are bumps, like when she fails to tidy up or check in with her...
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My Turn: Somewhere between Reefer Madness and the Nirvana Network The major components of those regulations include nine articles:? Licensing Fees? Local Options? Retail Marijuana Stores? Marijuana Cultivation Facilities? Marijuana Product Manufacturing Facilities? Marijuana Testing Facilities...
Amazon opens its first bookstore as extension of website

SEATTLE (AP) - Online retail giant Amazon opened its first brick-and-mortar bookstore on Tuesday...its strategy in opening the store or say whether it would open more retail locations.Amazon Books vice president Jennifer Cast told The Seattle...
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Beer money: $20M settlement in lawsuit over Beck's packaging

...packaging.On tap: People with proof they bought Beck's at retail outlets could get up to $50 per household. Those without receipts...consumers.The settlement applies only to Beck's beer sold at retail outlets, not at bars or restaurants._____Follow Curt...
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Animal Planet introduces world to 'Dr. Dee, Alaska Vet'

...calls Animal House. It includes a large, modern animal hospital, a Montessori dog training school, a laundry, groomer, retail store and the latest addition, a crematorium.She likes her job, from the dogs, cats, moose, beavers, woodchucks and...


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