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Governor Walker Announces Alaska K-12 Broadband Initiative None 

Governor Walker Announces Alaska K-12 Broadband Initiative

Alaska will partner with national non-profit EducationSuperHighway to work on bringing high-speed broadband to schools across Alaska.

NOAA to Use ASL Environmental Sciences' Acoustic Zooplankton Fish Profiler None 

NOAA to Use ASL Environmental Sciences' Acoustic Zooplankton Fish Profiler

The Antarctic Ecosystem Research Division (AERD), of the NOAA Fisheries Service has managed and implemented the U.S. Antarctic Marine Living Resources (AMLR) Program since 1986.

Economic Confidence Dips in First Quarter None 

Economic Confidence Dips in First Quarter

Alaskans’ economic confidence dipped in the first quarter of 2018, as measured by the Alaska Confidence Index (ACI). The composite index fell to 51.9, a drop of 2.6 points from the fourth quarter of 2017. The decline was driven by weakness in respondents’ read of the current situation at all levels—state, local, and personal—as well as slightly worsening expectations for local and state economic conditions.

Alaska Aerospace Clarifies Commercial Aerospace Plans for Kodiak None 

Alaska Aerospace Clarifies Commercial Aerospace Plans for Kodiak

Alaska Aerospace today clarified details pertaining to commercial launch activities and development plans at the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska (PSCA), located on Kodiak Island, following misinformation across social media channels.

70 Alaska Students will Each Receive a $2,000 scholarship for 2018-19 School Year None 

70 Alaska Students will Each Receive a $2,000 scholarship for 2018-19 School Year

GCI continued its commitment to developing Alaska’s next generation of leaders and announced a $140,000 statewide scholarship program for Alaska students who are pursuing secondary education.

Arctic Solar Ventures Joins Amicus Solar Cooperative and Expands to a Second Location in Anchorage None 

Arctic Solar Ventures Joins Amicus Solar Cooperative and Expands to a Second Location in Anchorage

Arctic Solar Ventures, also known as ASV, is pleased to announce that they have become a member-owner of the Amicus Solar Cooperative.

GCI and Teck Bring High Speed Broadband to Northwest Alaska’s Red Dog Mine None 

GCI and Teck Bring High Speed Broadband to Northwest Alaska’s Red Dog Mine

GCI and Teck Resources Limited (Teck) announced that high-speed broadband internet is now operational at Teck’s Red Dog Operations, one of the world’s largest zinc mines. The groundbreaking partnership between GCI and Teck has also paved the way for expanded internet and wireless service to residents in the Northwest Alaska community of Noatak.

 GCI Senior Vice President Aims to Raise $1 Million for Special Olympics Alaska,  Honoring Late CEO and President Jim Balamaci None 

GCI Senior Vice President Aims to Raise $1 Million for Special Olympics Alaska, Honoring Late CEO and President Jim Balamaci

Paul Landes, senior vice president at GCI, announced efforts to raise $1 million for Special Olympics Alaska in memory of the late President/CEO Jim Balamaci, who passed away Feb. 1 of this year.

Liberty Interactive and GCI Liberty Announce Completion of Auto Conversion, Reattribution and Expected Closing of Transactions None 

Liberty Interactive and GCI Liberty Announce Completion of Auto Conversion, Reattribution and Expected Closing of Transactions

Liberty Interactive Corporation ("LIC") (Nasdaq: QVCA, QVCB, LVNTA, LVNTB) and GCI Liberty, Inc. ("GCI Liberty") (Nasdaq: GNCMA / GLIBA, GLIBP) today announced that GCI Liberty has effected the automatic conversion (the “auto conversion”), as of 4:21 p.m., New York City time, today, of each share of its GCI Liberty Class A-1 and Class B-1 common stock into (i) 0.63 of a share of GCI Liberty Class A common stock and (ii) 0.2 of a share of GCI Liberty Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the “preferred stock”).

GCI’s Channel 907 Bringing Alaska High School ‘March Madness’ Statewide None 

GCI’s Channel 907 Bringing Alaska High School ‘March Madness’ Statewide

GCI’s Channel 907 will be the place to catch Alaska high school basketball action throughout the month of March, bringing local sports coverage to Alaskans across the state. Channel 907 will be airing the 3A Western Regional Tournament and the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Basketball State Championship games at the Alaska Airlines Center for 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A high school basketball.