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By MARGARET BAUMAN Morris News Service-Alaska, Alaska Journal of Commerce Award-winning...diverse and complicated, and in the end, a very inspirational one." Margaret Bauman can be reached at
Halibut harvest issues reviewed

...trip, he said. Harvests ranged from 15 pounds to three halibut weighing more than 200 pounds apiece, he said. Margaret Bauman can be reached at
Kasilof processor boosts efforts to smoke salmon

...difference between wild and farmed, and they have become loyal to the wild salmon." The company also offers seafood recipes on its Web site, Margaret Bauman is a reporter for the Alaska Journal of Commerce.
Pribilofs survey maps crab habitat

ANCHORAGE -- Scientists are breaking new ground in the Pribilof Islands, mapping habitat essential to crab using multi-beam sonar to survey the depths and texture of the seafloor.
Recession may stem Alaska migration

...possibility is that fewer people are leaving Alaska to seek job opportunities in the weak national job market, he said. Margaret Bauman can be reached at
Renewable energy group reaps results

...problems for our own villages, and in the process of doing this, we can develop projects that we can export." Margaret Bauman can be reached at
Tourism industry optimistic for 2010

ANCHORAGE -- Visitor industry officials, still reeling from an unusually sparse tourist season in 2009, aren't smiling broadly yet, but there's an air of optimism sparked by a forecast from the U.S. Travel Association's marketing outlook forum.
Rats gone, but birds found dead

There are no more rats on Rat Island, but the massive effort to rid island, located in the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, appears to be a bittersweet success, as a large number of gull and bald eagles were found dead recently.
Census workers prepare for count in rural Alaska

ANCHORAGE -- Long before spring breakup, when many residents of rural Alaska head off to fish camps, U.S. Census Bureau workers will begin their count of residents living in communities off the road systems.
Well received: Obama greeted with cheers at Elmendorf Air Force Base

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE -- President Barack Obama received a rousing welcome at Elmendorf Air Force Base Thursday. Some 2,000 military troops and their families cheered as he saluted their service to their country and promised them the nation's support.


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