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Mark Johnston has been serving as acting manager of the city-owned electric utility since July.Sean Doogan
GCI bought Anchorage-based Network Business Systems on Aug. 6.Sean Doogan
A small fish processor is trying to reboot a salad shrimp fishery in the Southeast Alaska town of Petersburg by exporting the small shellfish to Scandinavia. Sean Doogan
Tony Lara, a former captain of the Cornelia Marie -- a crabbing vessel featured on the popular Discovery Channel program "Deadliest Catch" --  has died in South Dakota.  Sean Doogan
Mike Burns, who led the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. for more than a decade and saw it reach new levels of success, died Thursday morning in Juneau. He was 68.Alex DeMarban,Tegan Hanlon
The Pacific Islander population in Alaska has more than doubled in the last 10 years, the department said in a release Friday.Megan Edge
The craft brewery has doubled its production capacity every year since 2011, the company says, making it the second biggest producer in the state. Laurel Andrews
Dan Cuddy, who presided over First National Bank Alaska for more than six decades, died Tuesday in Anchorage, according to bank officials. He was 94.Jeannette Lee Falsey
Alaska Dispatch staff
With more than $40,000 in sales in three years, Grayson Davey's Alaska Paracord Designs is growing, and the 13-year-old CEO is looking to hire employees.Sean Doogan
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