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DETERMINED TO SUCCEED - Jim Aguiar, owner of Eagle Shellfish oyster farm in Simpson Bay, fights to make the oyster industry viable in Alaska.

Jim Aguiar doesn't like angst. That isn't a judgment of others, rather a conceptual misunderstanding on his part. He just doesn't get it. "If you like angst, move to New York City and meet Woody Allen," he said.
 
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Community

Better than he found it - Brandon Dahl leaves the Refuse Department after nearly two years of steady improvements

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PELLET SURVEYS SHOW Deer population recovering in Prince William Sound

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FOND FAREWELL - Returning to Texas, Cordova's school superintendent bids farewell and thank you

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AUTHENTIC - Food writers say they never experienced anything like it.

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COMING TO YOU NOW! City of Cordova issues notice to proceed on Cordova Center

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News

KSM MINE - Canadian prospect worries Southeast fishermen

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MINE LIMITS - EPA proposes restrictions on Pebble project

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CLEAN WATER ACT - House legislation attacks EPA authority

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HARVEST GROWS - Bristol Bay salmon harvest tops 28 million fish

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OCEAN ACIDIFICATION - Effects of melting glaciers are part of PWS research

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Statewide Stories

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