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President arrives in Seward

...base of the glacier were several large ice bergs floating in a freshwater lake. "Each of these ice bergs is the size of a Costco," Obama said, drawing grins from several listening members of the press. After the trip, the president headed back to the...
Global Food Alaska Conference "Wild" successFrom harvest to market

...and marine resource. One example is the fish oil product that is made by Alaska Protein Recovery in Juneau and marketed in Costco that is made strictly from wastes at seafood processing plants," said Richardson. The trade show and conference was not only...
A job with a view: Pilot opens up from cockpit

...and doctor visits that keep Kveum busy."For these small communities, we're a lifeline, we're the mail, we're the Costco run, the medicine run," Kveum said, adding that as a child he would often take similar flights, sitting behind a pilot...
Bristol Bay sockeye run well beow forecast

...issues, and shifting U.S. retail demand, according to the Chilean Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture.Recently, Costco dropped Chilean salmon from its shelves in favor of Norwegian, citing excessive antibiotic usage for Chilean fish. On May...
Egg-spenses on the rise: Avian flu outbreak in Lower 48 leads to higher costs

...Joe Dennis said the cost of buying eggs to stock the store has gone down since December, but the store purchases eggs from Costco, another international chain that has kept prices down despite the lack of producing hens. Shelled eggs and breaker eggs...
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16 months new, paid $479 @ Costco - want $275.00 call 235-5143

...even the slightest risk to public health," Smittcamp said.The recalled fruit was packed and shipped to retailers including Costco Wholesale Corp. and Trader Joe's from June 1 through July 12, Wawona Packing said. The recall came after internal testing...

...oats, which have a shelf life of five years, to make her own granola, pancakes and cookies.She also buys food in bulk at Costco, keeps an eye out for grocery store coupons and has a garden with tomatoes and zucchini and a peach tree."We honestly never...
Bob Franken: Minimum aspirations

...exploitation.Frankly, the time has come to refuse to patronize those who don't provide fair compensation. Companies like Costco have famously demonstrated that they can be successful and respect their employees. In fact, there is plenty of evidence that...
Alaska Natives battling for subsistence join in logging wars

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- For some Alaska Natives, Gravina Island equates to the Costco of traditional food. A short skiff ride from Ketchikan, the island feeds families with abundant deer, salmon, Dungeness crab...


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