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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.

SBA, Amazon Partner to Provide E-Commerce Education to Anchorage Entrepreneurs, Small Businesses Nov. 8 None 

SBA, Amazon Partner to Provide E-Commerce Education to Anchorage Entrepreneurs, Small Businesses Nov. 8

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Alaska District Office and Amazon team up with local partners to provide their first e-commerce educational event for entrepreneurs and small businesses Nov. 8 in Anchorage, Alaska.

USDA Contractor of the Year awarded to Ketchikan Ready Mix and Quarry None 

USDA Contractor of the Year awarded to Ketchikan Ready Mix and Quarry

The US Forest Service nominated, and the USDA selected, Ketchikan Ready Mix and Quarry (KRMQ) as the USDA HUBZone Contractor of the Year for 2017. The USDA award program celebrates the accomplishments of small businesses, individuals, and groups. The program encourages economic development in historically utilized business zones–of which Ketchikan, Alaska is one.

10 Million Taxpayers Face an Estimated Tax Penalty Each Year; Act Now to Reduce or Avoid it for 2017; New Web Page Can Help None 

10 Million Taxpayers Face an Estimated Tax Penalty Each Year; Act Now to Reduce or Avoid it for 2017; New Web Page Can Help

The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers assessed an estimated tax penalty for tax year 2016 that they still have time to take steps to reduce or eliminate the penalty for 2017 and future years.

Northrim BanCorp, Inc. Announces Board Chair Change; Schierhorn to Succeed Beedle as Chairman of the Board None 

Northrim BanCorp, Inc. Announces Board Chair Change; Schierhorn to Succeed Beedle as Chairman of the Board

Northrim BanCorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:NRIM) today announced that its Board of Directors continues to implement its leadership succession plan. Joe Beedle is retiring from his position as Chairman of the Board of Northrim Bank (“Bank”) and Northrim BanCorp, Inc.

SBA Alaska District Office Now Accepting 2018 National Small Business Week Awards Nominations None 

SBA Alaska District Office Now Accepting 2018 National Small Business Week Awards Nominations

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Alaska District Office is now accepting nominations for its 2018 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Alaska Small Business Person of the Year.

Zeren joins Denali Home Loans None 

Zeren joins Denali Home Loans

Kimberly A. Zeren has joined Denali Federal Credit Union’s Home Loans department as a Senior Mortgage Loan Originator where she is responsible for guiding her clients through the transaction, from prequalification to the close of sale.

2017 Permanent Fund Dividend Reminder to Alaskans None 

2017 Permanent Fund Dividend Reminder to Alaskans

The Internal Revenue Service reminds Alaskans that the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) is taxable income for both adults and children, and must be reported on a Federal income tax return. Be sure to set aside enough to cover your tax bill, or consider making an Estimated Payment when you get your PFD.