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Budget woes

As the Alaska state House and Senate prepare to sit down to reconcile budgets that take a blood-sucking mosquito bite out of state spending but nonetheless continue the dangerous and eventually doomed […]

Fair-undrum

News analysis The commendable thing about humanity is that humans, at least many of them, believe in the fundamental, philosophical ideals of equality, justice and fairness. But what happens in a complex […]

Fish food

News analysis Ÿnsect, a French insect farm, has just raised $125 million in startup capital to mark the biggest agtech funding deal in European history, according to AgFunder News.com.  And half a […]

Altered state

News analysis Possibly nothing underlines the troubled state of the Alaska economy more than a new YouTube political advertisement produced for the campaign of incumbent governor Bill Walker. In the ad, a […]

Bad to worse

More bad news for Alaska’s third-largest industry is coming out of Europe. Dutch-based banking and financial powerhouse Rabobank, a global leader in food and agriculture financing, says the aquaculture business has grown by […]

Future fish

A News Analysis If Alaska commercial fishing interests think they now have problems with tariffs stemming from the simmering trade war with China, they best not look too far into the future […]

Adapt or die

Alaska needs to find ways to encourage innovation in the commercial fishing industry to head off declines in a struggling, one-time mainstay of the state economy, the former director of the University […]