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Permanent Fund Dividend Announcement None 

Permanent Fund Dividend Announcement

Beginning on Thursday, October 5, an estimated 640,000 Alaskans will receive Permanent Fund Dividend checks for $1,100. This year, the Alaska Permanent Fund division expects to distribute roughly $672,000,000. An estimated 87% of Alaskans will receive funds via direct deposit funds.

Negotiate Your Commercial Lease None 

Negotiate Your Commercial Lease

Small business owners typically pay a great deal of attention to marketing and managing their own companies; however, they often overlook the importance of their own commercial lease. The commercial lease, provided by the landlord, states the specifics of the agreed-upon lease (e.g. lease term, tenant inducements, monthly rent, etc.) and includes many additional clauses–many of which can–and should be–negotiated before the lease is signed.

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Trio of longtime bankers to oversee Anchorage branches

Three First National Bank Alaska banking experts with nearly 100 years of combined experience have been promoted by the bank’s Board of Directors to collectively supervise operations at Anchorage’s 10 branches.

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union donates $100,000 to Financial Reality Foundation None 

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union donates $100,000 to Financial Reality Foundation

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union donated $100,000 to the Financial Reality Foundation this week. The Financial Reality Foundation is a local non-profit focused on educating 100% of Alaskan high school seniors through Get REAL Financial Reality Fairs. Each fair teaches students how to budget for life in their post high school careers with interactive simulations.

IRS Reminder: Quarterly Estimated Tax Payment Due Sept. 15; Disaster Victims Have More Time None 

IRS Reminder: Quarterly Estimated Tax Payment Due Sept. 15; Disaster Victims Have More Time

The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers who need to make quarterly estimated tax payments that their next payment is due Friday, Sept. 15.

Northrim Bank Officer Graduates from Pacific Coast Banking School None 
 PROMOTING THE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY INDUSTRY IN ALASKA None 

PROMOTING THE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY INDUSTRY IN ALASKA

Who is BOMA Anchorage? What do they do? Join the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce and Doug Lamkin, President of BOMA Anchorage, at "Make it Monday" to learn about their advocacy efforts, community support initiatives, and scholarship program.

Loyal Husky Returns as New Year-Round Beer at Alaskan Brewing None 

Loyal Husky Returns as New Year-Round Beer at Alaskan Brewing

In response to the popularity and near-cult following it gained this spring as a seasonal beer, Husky IPA returns, joining the pack as Alaskan Brewing Company’s newest year-round beer. Husky IPA is a celebration of Mosaic hops and their unmistakable tropical and fruity aroma.

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Aloha Alaska: Kona Ice Arrives in Anchorage

Bringing tropical tunes and cups of Hawaiian shaved ice everywhere it stops, Kona Ice pulls its first mobile truck into Alaska, introducing Anchorage to its distinctive blend of entertainment and gourmet frozen treats. With this marking the national brand’s first appearance in the state, the Kona Ice experience will be unlike any other in the area.

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.