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Three Bears Alaska Announces Opening of Its Newest Store in Healy, Alaska in December 2017 None 

Three Bears Alaska Announces Opening of Its Newest Store in Healy, Alaska in December 2017

Three Bears Alaska announces the forthcoming December 2017 grand opening of its newest store in Healy, Alaska.

Winners Announced in Alaskan Homebrew Competition None 

Winners Announced in Alaskan Homebrew Competition

The Alaskan Homebrew Competition was held this Saturday, as judges sampled 130 different beers that came from across the state of Alaska, and from 20 states. There were beers, ciders and meads judged in 14 categories, and special recognition was given to the best beer made with a challenge ingredient, Sitka spruce tips.

Bring your ideas and meet fellow entrepreneurs and innovators in our community and around Alaska. None 

Bring your ideas and meet fellow entrepreneurs and innovators in our community and around Alaska.

We are gearing up for the tenth Startup Weekend in Alaska in the last five years (five in Anchorage and five in Fairbanks), to be held at The Boardroom located at 601 West 6 th Avenue in downtown Anchorage.

REALTORS® Earn GRI Title- 10/6/2017 None 

REALTORS® Earn GRI Title- 10/6/2017

The REALTORS® named below were awarded the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation by the Alaska Association of REAL TORS® on October 6, 2017. The designation is indicated by the initials "GRI " following the REALTORS® printed name.

Alaskan Heritage Coffee Brown Ale Awarded Gold at Great American Beer Festival None 

Alaskan Heritage Coffee Brown Ale Awarded Gold at Great American Beer Festival

Alaskan Heritage Coffee Brown Ale was awarded a gold medal today at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver, Colorado. There were 89 entrants in the Coffee Beer category this year.

Alaskan Smoked Porter Released for 2017 None 

Alaskan Smoked Porter Released for 2017

The limited edition 2017 vintage of Alaskan Brewing Co.’s Alaskan Smoked Porter is now released, just weeks after the previous year’s vintage received a Gold Award for Strong Smoke Beer at the European Beer Star Awards. Smoked beers have gained in popularity in the United States over the past several decades, but were virtually unheard of prior to the late ‘80’s.

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Alaskan Tire Company Becomes Top Shop in North America

Local tire company, Alyeska Tire, has been named the winner of Tire Review Magazine’s prestigious Top Shop Award. The award recognizes tire dealers across North America who prioritize customer service and retention, outstanding products, employee satisfaction, business growth, and involvement in their communities. Alyeska Tire was honored on September 18, 2017, at the Top Shop Award event in Nashville, Tennessee. Tire dealers from California, Illinois, and North Carolina were among the finalists.

SBA Rolls Out New Lender Match Tool to Connect Small Businesses and Lenders None 

SBA Rolls Out New Lender Match Tool to Connect Small Businesses and Lenders

Administrator Linda McMahon, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, today announced the launch of Lender Match, the SBA’s online referral tool connecting small business borrowers with participating SBA lenders. Lender Match is an upgrade to LINC (Leveraging Information and Networks to access Capital), introduced as a pilot in 2015.

International Economic Development Council Elects  New Board Members None 

International Economic Development Council Elects New Board Members

The Nominating Committee of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has elected Michael Catsi, CEcD Business Development & Communications Director Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA), to its Board of Directors for a two-year term. The election took place during IEDC's 2017 Annual Conference, held September 17-20, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Michael Catsi, CEcD will begin his two-year term in January 2018.

Oregon Door Names Vice President of Sales & Marketing None 

Oregon Door Names Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Tim Cox has been named vice president of sales and marketing of Oregon Door. In this position, he will lead all sales and marketing operations and be integral in setting overall company strategy and development.