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Confluence of factors cause disconnect in salmon pricing

...per pound, roughly on par with the average $3.84 above ex-vessel price for fillet with no skin and ribs.In retail stores, however, little has changed for sockeye prices, which remain at their usual fall/winter prices. Anchorage's...
Pirate fishing bill sponsored by Alaska's senators headed to President's desk

...conservation, estimated in a 2010?2012 study that a third of seafood products nationwide are mislabeled, including in retail stores, restaurants and sushi venues. The pirate fishing bill does not expressly address marketing issues. However, reducing...
Farm to fiber: Natural fiber industry grows

...said. People can still process their own fibers on a small scale, said Jules Joy, owner of Knitty Stash, a fiber retail store in Homer. "Most people won't take on more than five pounds at once," Joy said. Joy said any amount of fleece...
Soldotna sees steady growth

...specialty clinics at Central Peninsula Hospital, aircraft hangars at the Soldotna Airport and newly opened private retail stores and restaurants. Soldotna residents are also heavily involved in the state's oil and gas industry. The city is...
An Outdoor View: Clams and Kings

...industry has become such an aggressive force in the fish wars. Hundreds of fishing guides, lodge owners, B & B owners, retail stores and other business owners now have a financial stake in whether or not king salmon fishing is allowed on the Kenai...
Christmas Cookie Decorating 101

...cookie dough. American-made tinplate steel cookie cutters may be purchased very inexpensively, so seek them out in retail stores or via on-line sources. While tin cookie cutters may seem light and insubstantial, they are actually well suited...
Alaska Communications discontinues wireless service

...transaction will be "the wind down costs of (ACS)'s retail stores." Heather Cavanaugh, ACS Director of Corporate Communications, spoke about plans for the ACS retail store in Kenai and the warehouse in Soldotna. "Those stores...
News the paper check.On Tuesday, the company announced Apple Pay, a digital payment system that lets people pay for retail store purchases using their phones rather than cash or credit cards. The service, which will work both with iPhones and...
2 Sisters bring Heart-Healthy Wild Alaska to your door be my partner so now we are soul sisters." Originally an internet seafood business 2 Sisters decided to open a retail store when they moved to their new location, "We wanted locals as well as visitors to have a year round opportunity to come...
ACS outage affects Kenai Peninsula residents was looking into reports of home internet being unavailable for a few customers. Deborah Beaudry, a Kenai retail store employee, said a lot of people had stopped by the Kenai and Soldotna stores to find out why their phones were not working...


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