Algae threatens Dungeness season

...outfits make their most money. It's also roiling coastal tourism and marine ecosystems.A closure along the entire West Coast...bivalves. Those closures have cost an estimated $22 million in tourism-related spending, said Dan Ayres, coastal shellfish manager...
Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

...officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the case.Egypt is concerned about the impact on its tourism industry. Sharm el-Sheikh was particularly popular with Russian tourists, who in 2014 accounted for nearly a third of the...
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Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...less than half what she would have if she'd stayed in Alaska.Alaskans have been partaking in medical travel, or "medical tourism," as it's sometimes called, for years. The state government, which is self-insured, has had a travel program for...
Future uncertain for rare white deer at weapons site conferring with several groups about protecting the former depot's wildlife habitat while opening it for recreation, tourism and sustainable economic development.Another hope for the deer has come from Aronson's offer to the towns of Varick and...
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Around town for Monday, Nov. 16

...Vision Support Group, 1-2:30pm, Juneau Senior Center. Details: Leone 586-4920."Off the Beaten Path: The impact of tourism on the indigenous population of Costa Rica," 5 p.m., KTOO 360 North.Parenting discussion group, 5:45 p.m.-7...
At Egypt resort, 'Russian season' year round people walking by.As Egypt's tourism sector slowly recovers from years of political...sunrise, is an essential element to Red Sea tourism.Adly el-Mestekawy, a former software...impact, if any, the crash will have on tourism.When asked, tourists, Russian and...
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Float lodge planned for eastern POW

...Alaska Department of Natural Resources announced that it has received an application from Alaska Island Adventures, a summer tourism company.Steve Dempsey, the owner of the company, plans a lodge complex of four 60-foot by 80-foot log floats hosting...
Bomb may have downed Russian jet a further blow to Egypt's troubled tourism industry, which has suffered in the unrest...The one bright spot for Egypt has been tourism at the Red Sea resorts.The Irish Aviation...British statement."They want to hurt tourism and cause confusion," he added.Several...
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Russia, Egypt dismiss bomb theory

...Islamic State militants who have promised retaliation.Egypt stands to lose millions of dollars from its vital tourism industry. Its tourism minister, Hisham Zaazou, met with British officials in London to persuade them to reconsider the decision...
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Park halts cable project

...values."State parks, particularly marine parks, the Legislature said at the time, are intended to promote recreation and tourism, hunting and fishing.The Legislature's action "means that this area has a different legal status," explained Claire...


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