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New Subway® Restaurant To Open In Utqiagvik (Barrow) Alaska None 

New Subway® Restaurant To Open In Utqiagvik (Barrow) Alaska

A Subway® restaurant, which is known for its fresh baked bread and offering ahealthier alternative to traditionally fatty fast food, is coming to Barrow on August 26, 2017. The new restaurant is located at 1611 Okpik Street and will feature a metropolitan design in the northern most city in the United States and the 11th northernmost public community in the world. The Alaska city formerly known as Barrow, Alaska, changed its name back to its original name “Utquagvik” in December of 2016. The city formerly known as Barrow will house the northernmost Subway® restaurant in the United States.

Alaskan’s Autumn Beers Feature Northwest Coffee Roots None 

Alaskan’s Autumn Beers Feature Northwest Coffee Roots

Alaskan Brewing Company is featuring innovation and collaboration in its 2017 fall seasonal Heritage Coffee Brown Ale. First released on a limited basis in 2015, Alaskan Heritage Coffee Brown Ale is back once again this autumn. Brewed with a goal of smooth coffee flavor from start to finish, this seasonal brew focuses on local ingredients and the spirit of collaboration to craft a rich brown ale with big cocoa aroma.

 ANCHORAGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES  60TH ANNUAL GOLD PAN AWARD FINALISTS None 

ANCHORAGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES 60TH ANNUAL GOLD PAN AWARD FINALISTS

The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce’s 60th Annual Gold Pan Awards “Diamonds Are Forever” will begin at 6 pm on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center. Chamber members and guests will enjoy a plated dinner and martini bar followed by music and dancing.

IRS Recommends that Tax Professionals Protect e-Services Accounts, EFINs None 

IRS Recommends that Tax Professionals Protect e-Services Accounts, EFINs

The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry are reminding tax professionals that they are responsible for protecting access to their IRS e-Services account and safeguarding their Electronic Filing Identification Number (EFIN) from thieves.

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Four Hughes White attorneys named to 2018 Best Lawyers® list

Hughes White Colbo Wilcox & Tervooren, LLC is pleased to announce that four attorneys, Jimmy White, Kimberlee Colbo, Paul S Wilcox and Steve Tervooren, have each been included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

Alaskan Brewing Soon Available in Illinois None 

Alaskan Brewing Soon Available in Illinois

Beer drinkers throughout Illinois will soon be able to enjoy a taste of Alaska, as Alaskan Brewing will be on tap and on the shelves in the Land of Lincoln this summer. Alaskan is partnering with a network of 14 distributors statewide including Lakeshore Beverage in Chicago to bring into Illinois brews made from the glacier-fed waters of Juneau. The move into Illinois will mark the 20th state where Alaskan Brewing is distributed.

Northrim BanCorp, Inc. to Sell Northrim Benefits Group to Acrisure None 

Northrim BanCorp, Inc. to Sell Northrim Benefits Group to Acrisure

August 14, 2017, Northrim BanCorp Inc., the parent company of Northrim Bank (NASDAQ: NRIM), today announced that Northrim Benefits Group (NBG) sold substantially all of its assets to Michigan-based Acrisure. Acrisure, a national insurance brokerage company offering insurance and risk management services, is the 12th largest insurance agency in the United States with more than 120 affiliated agencies. NBG will be Acrisure’s second affiliate agency in Alaska.

ANCHORAGE CHAMBER “MAKE IT MONDAY” FORUM None 

ANCHORAGE CHAMBER “MAKE IT MONDAY” FORUM

Did you ever have a great idea for an airport concessions and are too afraid it might fail? What creates a great opportunity and how do you get started? Come join us at the “Make it Monday Forum” on August 14, 2017, for everything you need to know about airport concessions with Javier O. Robinson, Concessions Manager at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.

ALASKA CHAMBER | It's Your Business August 9-23, 2017 None 
Dimond Center Celebrates its 40th Anniversary None 

Dimond Center Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

Established in 1977, Dimond Center turns 40 this Saturday, August 12th. Founded by Joe & Patty Ashlock, this family-owned business has thrived over the decades thanks to the support it has received from its patrons and wants to thank the Alaskans that have made it possible by celebrating this milestone with them.