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Free Tax Return Assistance Available to 20 Communities in Western Alaska None 

Free Tax Return Assistance Available to 20 Communities in Western Alaska

Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) has partnered again this year with the Alaska Business Development Center (ABDC) to provide free tax return assistance to residents of the CVRF region through ABDC’s volunteer tax and loan program.

Landye Bennett Blumstein Names New Partner None 

Landye Bennett Blumstein Names New Partner

The law firm of Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP is pleased to announce that Leslie R. Need has become a partner in the firm. Need works in the firm’s Anchorage office.

Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital Patients Now Have Traditional Food Options None 

Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital Patients Now Have Traditional Food Options

As part of Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital’s (MEH) overarching goal to provide the best care possible to individuals receiving medical care at MEH, the Hospital Nutrition staff, in partnership with NMS, recently began making traditional food options available to inpatients.

Alaska Peninsula Corporation Promotes Brad Angasan to VP Corporate Affairs None 

Alaska Peninsula Corporation Promotes Brad Angasan to VP Corporate Affairs

The Alaska Peninsula Corporation, the Alaska Native Village Corporation of South Naknek, Port Heiden, Ugashik, Kokhanok and Newhalen is announced the promotion of Brad Angasan to VP Corporate Affairs.

Amber Frommherz Promoted to Head Start Director None 

Amber Frommherz Promoted to Head Start Director

The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) announced Amber Frommherz has been promoted to Head Start Director.

Tlingit & Haida Welcomes New Tribal Appellate Court Administrator None 

Tlingit & Haida Welcomes New Tribal Appellate Court Administrator

Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) welcomed Kimberly Martus as the Tribe’s new Tribal Appellate Court Administrator.

Chugach Alaska Corporation Appoints Chugach Commercial Holdings President Josie Hickel None 

Chugach Alaska Corporation Appoints Chugach Commercial Holdings President Josie Hickel

Chugach Alaska Corporation (Chugach) appointed Josie Hickel as its President of Chugach Commercial Holdings (CCH), effective December 8, 2018. In her new role, Hickel is responsible for directing Chugach’s portfolio of commercial businesses and land development strategy.

Doyon to Drill New Exploration Well in Nenana Basin None 

Doyon to Drill New Exploration Well in Nenana Basin

Doyon, Limited announced that it intends to drill a new oil and gas exploration well in the Nenana basin west of Fairbanks during the summer of 2018. The well, to be called Totchaket #1, will be drilled on one of several promising areas identified from a 64 square mile 3D seismic program conducted earlier this year.

SHI, USA, School Districts, sign agreements to advance Northwest Coast Art, Math training None 

SHI, USA, School Districts, sign agreements to advance Northwest Coast Art, Math training

Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) has signed memorandums of agreement with the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) and school districts in Juneau, Klawock and Hoonah to teach Northwest Coast (NWC) art, the world-renowned legacy of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian.

NANA Divests Four Anchorage Hotels to JL Properties None 

NANA Divests Four Anchorage Hotels to JL Properties

NANA sold four Anchorage hotels, effective November 7. The new owner, JL Properties, is an Alaska-based real estate and investment firm. The sale is designed to allow NANA to concentrate on furthering Alaska’s resource development industries, including the Red Dog Mine, and its strong federal and commercial group opportunities.