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It's here! Take the annual Anchorage Business Confidence Index Survey now None 

It's here! Take the annual Anchorage Business Confidence Index Survey now

What issues does your business think are most important to the Anchorage economy? Take our quick, confidential survey to share your thoughts. The results will form the 2018 Anchorage Business Confidence Index, released at the AEDC Economic Forecast Luncheon Jan. 31, 2018. Bonus: All participants will have a chance to win two tickets from Alaska Airlines. Click the button below to get started. If you're curious to see how the responses are going to be used, take a look at the 2017 report here.

Get Ready for Taxes: Plan Ahead for 2018 Filing Season to Avoid Refund Delays None 

Get Ready for Taxes: Plan Ahead for 2018 Filing Season to Avoid Refund Delays

The Internal Revenue Service today advised taxpayers about steps they can take now to ensure smooth processing of their 2017 tax return and avoid a delay in getting their refund next year. This is the first in a series of reminders to help taxpayers get ready for the upcoming tax filing season. Additionally, the IRS has a special page on its website with steps to take now for the 2018 tax filing season.

 Alaska USA members and Alaska USA Foundation raise more than $77,000 in annual food drive None 

Alaska USA members and Alaska USA Foundation raise more than $77,000 in annual food drive

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union members contributed $77,900 to support community food banks during the annual Cash for Cans food drive.

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union announces executive appointments None 

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union announces executive appointments

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union has appointed three individuals to fill executive positions within the organization.

 Alaska's Economy Then and Now None 

Alaska's Economy Then and Now

The Alaska economy is currently in the midst of the second year of a recession sparked by the decline in oil prices. This decline has not only resulted in a reduction of private economic activity but has also resulted in sizable budget deficits given the state’s historical reliance on oil revenues to fund government.

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Northrim Bank Welcomes New Commercial Loan Unit Manager and Promotes New Branch Manager

Northrim Bank President and CEO Joe Schierhorn is proud to announce the hiring of Joe Gelione, VP, Commercial Loan Unit Manager and the Promotion of Annie Her, AVP, Branch Manager.

Benderson Development Acquires West Coast Net Lease Portfolio None 

Benderson Development Acquires West Coast Net Lease Portfolio

Benderson Development announced that it has closed on the $89 million purchase of four net-leased properties in Southern California, San Francisco, Seattle and Alaska. The properties consist of approximately 220,000 square feet and operate under the Safeway, Pavilions and Carrs supermarket flags.

2018 Open Enrollment for the Individual Health Insurance Market None 

2018 Open Enrollment for the Individual Health Insurance Market

Open enrollment for Alaska’s 2018 individual market health insurance will occur from November 1 through December 15, 2017. If you do not have health insurance coverage or want to change your current individual market plan, the open enrollment period is your opportunity to take action. Do not miss this chance to enroll or change your coverage—the open enrollment period has been shortened from three months to just six weeks this year.

Metal Supermarkets 88th Store None 

Metal Supermarkets 88th Store

Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small quantity metals, opened its 88th store on October 23rd 2017 in Anchorage, Alaska. At Metal Supermarkets Anchorage local customers now have access to any size, shape or grade of metal, cut to size and with no minimum order quantity.

Littler Adds Shareholder Renea Saade in Anchorage None 

Littler Adds Shareholder Renea Saade in Anchorage

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Renea I. Saade as a shareholder in the Anchorage office. Saade was previously a partner in the labor and employment group at Stoel Rives LLP.