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Alaska Coffee Industry’s Most Significant Event None 

Alaska Coffee Industry’s Most Significant Event

This Saturday, February 10, 2018, baristas representing several Alaskan coffee companies will gather under one roof to compete for the Alaska Barista Cup. The Alaska Barista Cup is the most significant event supporting the coffee industry and coffee culture in Alaska.

Explore Fairbanks Announces 2018 Board of Directors None 

Explore Fairbanks Announces 2018 Board of Directors

Executive Officers are: Andy Anger, Chair, University of Alaska Fairbanks Community & Technical College, who will also serve as Public Policy Advisory Chair; Kory Eberhardt, Past Chair, A Taste of Alaska Lodge; Ashley Bradish, Treasurer, Gold Dredge 8 and Riverboat Discovery; Ralf Dobrovolny, Secretary, 1st Alaska Tours, who will also serve as Nominations Chair; and Kathy Hedges, Chair Elect, Arctic Circle Trading Post.

Engineering the Snow at Arctic Valley None 

Engineering the Snow at Arctic Valley

Thanks to a team of fresh engineering graduates, Anchorage may soon have a world-class ski destination overlooking downtown.

Railroad Invites Artists to Enter 40th Annual Art Print Contest None 

Railroad Invites Artists to Enter 40th Annual Art Print Contest

The Alaska Railroad (ARRC) has extended the deadline to submit entries for its 40th annual commemorative artwork program to Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The railroad will commission the selected artist to create artwork that will become the basis for the 2019 Alaska Railroad official commemorative print.

Explore Fairbanks Alaska Announces Aurora and Midnight Sun Tracker None 

Explore Fairbanks Alaska Announces Aurora and Midnight Sun Tracker

The aurora borealis and the midnight sun are two natural phenomena that are integral to Fairbanks and draw visitors from around the world. The Aurora Tracker will give real-time and three-day forecasts of northern lights data correlated to six different locations. The Midnight Sun Tracker will calculate the number of daylight hours any time of year for three different locations.

Alaska Airlines and Seattle Fashion Designer Luly Yang Unveil New Uniform Collection None 

Alaska Airlines and Seattle Fashion Designer Luly Yang Unveil New Uniform Collection

Alaska Airlines and fashion designer Luly Yang debuted a modern, West Coast-inspired, custom-designed uniform collection today.

Alaska Air Group Reports December 2017 and Full-Year Operational Results None 
Alaska Airlines Receives Single Operating Certificate from FAA None 

Alaska Airlines Receives Single Operating Certificate from FAA

Alaska Airlines received a single operating certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today for Alaska Airlines and Virgin America, marking another significant milestone in the integration of the two airlines.

Juneau’s Award-Winning Innovation Summit Opens Early Registration None 

Juneau’s Award-Winning Innovation Summit Opens Early Registration

The Innovation Summit, produced by the Juneau Economic Development Council, will feature a keynote presentation and workshop by Frans Johansson, CEO of The Medici Group and author of The Medici Effect, who will lead the discussion on Driving Innovation Through Diversity of skill set, background, and perspective, followed by an in-depth workshop aimed to help professionals achieve their professional goals and spark new thinking.

Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary Acquires Juneau Zip Line Operator None 

Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary Acquires Juneau Zip Line Operator

Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary, LLC announced today that it has acquired longtime Juneau zip line operator, Alaska Zipline Adventures, LLC. The addition strengthens the respected reputation of Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary as a first-rate visitor experience company, which already owns and operates several other tours, including three zip line courses through its company, Alaska Canopy Adventures.