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Fairbanks Visitor Industry Sponsors 16th “Walk for Charity” None 

Fairbanks Visitor Industry Sponsors 16th “Walk for Charity”

The Fairbanks visitor industry is organizing the 16th Visitor Industry Walk for Charity to be held on Friday, May 11, 2018. Families, friends and community groups are invited to sign up to walk and eat to support local non-profits. Registered walkers will meet on May 11th between 5:30 and 6 p.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church parking lot and follow a course that will take them through downtown Fairbanks.

Alaska Businesses Selected for Opportunity Alaska: China Trade Mission None 

Alaska Businesses Selected for Opportunity Alaska: China Trade Mission

Governor Bill Walker announced the delegation for Opportunity Alaska: China Trade Mission, which will include fisheries, tourism, and investment businesses, as well as a baby food maker, an architecture firm, and a university.

Alaska Airlines Introduces New Rules for Emotional Support Animals None 

Alaska Airlines Introduces New Rules for Emotional Support Animals

Alaska Airlines announced a new policy for guests flying with emotional support and psychiatric service animals.

JetBlue Appoints Jim Sullivan to Vice President, Flight Operations None 

JetBlue Appoints Jim Sullivan to Vice President, Flight Operations

Sullivan is responsible for the award-winning airline’s flight operations and flight standards.

New Kiska Battlefield Exhibit Opens None 

New Kiska Battlefield Exhibit Opens

Commemorating a little-known Alaska battlefield of global significance, the Alaska Aviation Museum has created the Kiska Exhibit, opening Thursday, April 12, 2018. May marks the 75th commemorative anniversary of US efforts to retake the Japanese-held islands of Kiska and Attu. A slice of Alaska World War Two history, the Kiska Exhibit includes both historic and modern images of Kiska’s battlefield landscape.

Anchorage Business Partner to Transform Downtown District Through Design Thinking None 

Anchorage Business Partner to Transform Downtown District Through Design Thinking

Local businesses are partnering with city government and Alaska’s largest museum to use design to face-off with Anchorage’s big-city problems.

Eighth Annual Yakutat Tern Festival Begins May 31 None 

Eighth Annual Yakutat Tern Festival Begins May 31

he Eighth Annual Yakutat Tern Festival is May 31-June 3, 2018. The festival is a celebration of the natural and cultural resources of Yakutat, Alaska, which hosts one of the largest and southernmost known nesting colonies of Aleutian Terns, as well as Arctic Terns and up to 200 other bird species that nest in or migrate through the area.

Alaska Hot Springs, Far and Wide None 
Alyeska Resort’s New App is Live None 

Alyeska Resort’s New App is Live

Alyeska Resort has developed a new app which promises to streamline and condense information users search for most frequently on the Alyeska website. The information highlighted on the new app ranges from hotel bookings and food & beverage options to snow reporting, web cams and Sitzmark concerts and events. High volume areas of the Alyeska website like trail maps, event calendar as well as links to Alyeska’s social media channels are also highlighted in the app for searching and access ease.

Alaskan Brewing Presents New Frontier Variety Pack None 

Alaskan Brewing Presents New Frontier Variety Pack

Beer drinkers will soon see a new variety 12-pack from Alaskan Brewing, one which revolutionizes the sampler pack phenomenon.