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 Alaska-based PenAir filing Chapter 11 reorganization plan None 

Alaska-based PenAir filing Chapter 11 reorganization plan

Alaska-based PenAir has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization with the state of Alaska. This action will not affect scheduled air service operations in Alaska or Boston. PenAir’s Portland, Oregon and Denver, Colorado hubs will begin the process of closing scheduled service over the next 90 days.

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Horizon Air names new vice president flight operations and new vice president of finance and planning

Horizon Air's board of directors have elected Captain John Hornibrook vice president of flight operations and Brooke Vatheuer vice president of finance and planning.

Alaska Air Group declares quarterly dividend August 2017 None 

Alaska Air Group declares quarterly dividend August 2017

The board of directors of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 30 cents per share. The dividend will be paid on Sept. 7, 2017, to all shareholders of record as of Aug. 22, 2017. Dividends are financed from operating cash flow and cash on hand.

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Flat Lake & Mud Lake Ribbon Cutting for Winter vehicle access

Less vehicles in the drink in winter, fewer calls to emergency responders are the benefits of this project.

James Beer, EVP, CFO of McKesson Corporation, joins Alaska Air Group Board of Directors None 

James Beer, EVP, CFO of McKesson Corporation, joins Alaska Air Group Board of Directors

Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air, announced the appointment of James Beer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of McKesson Corporation, to the company's board of directors. Beer will join the compensation and leadership development and safety committees.

Salmonfest: 3 days of fish, love, and music is this weekend! None 

Salmonfest: 3 days of fish, love, and music is this weekend!

Salmonfest, Alaska’s biggest festival weekend, offers over 60 bands and a whole lot more. Join us August 4-6th at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik for Salmonfest 2017. We invite you to come enjoy Jewel, Rusted Root, Railroad Earth, Rising Appalachia, The California Honeydrops, and Pimps of Joytime just to name a few.

Meetings and Events coming to Fairbanks in August None 

Meetings and Events coming to Fairbanks in August

Conventions, conferences, meetings and events held in the Golden Heart of Alaska bring attendees, participants and spectators to the community that positively impact the local economy. The Estimated Direct Attendee Spending (EDAS) is a nationally-accepted economic impact calculation of meetings based on the factors of number of out-of-town meeting attendees, number of nights in a local lodging facility and an average expenditure rate. The calculation does not include economic model-multipliers.

New Parking Lot for Popular Butte Trail None 

New Parking Lot for Popular Butte Trail

The Matauska-Susitna Borough’s most popular hiking trail—West Butte—will open 70 parking spaces in a new lot on Monday. The parking lot removes vehicles from the road, ending a chronic safety problem for the Borough.

Salmonfest Let's Go! None 

Salmonfest Let's Go!

We're closing in on the start of Salmonfest 2017, August 4-6, and once again our talented, creative and energetic festival team has been working tirelessly to help set the table for what promises to be another magical, musical and memorable weekend! We are excited about the diverse and dynamic lineup and are confident of the 65 plus acts on four stages over 3 days that you will all find new performers to fall in love with.

JetBlue Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results None