Mines on the Horizon

While there’s a light shining at the end of the tunnel for three major development prospects, there’s still a long, winding road ahead. However, with the right mine plan, investment, and timing, those mines could dramatically reshape the economy in parts of rural Alaska for decades.

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Alaska’s Year Without a Summer

Rosanne D’Arrigo of the tree-ring lab at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in New York recently told the story of Alaska’s year without a summer. She attended the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union last month in Washington, DC.

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Alaska Air Group Reports December 2018, Full-Year Results

Alaska Air Group Inc. reported December and full-year operational results on a consolidated basis, for its mainline operations operated by subsidiaries Alaska Airlines Inc. and for its regional flying operated by subsidiary Horizon Air Industries Inc. and third-party regional carriers SkyWest Airlines and Peninsula Airlines.

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January 2019

January 2019

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Meet Alaska Conference

January 18

Hosted by the Alliance, this is the largest one-day energy conference in Alaska and includes educational forums and a tradeshow.

Junior Achievement of Alaska Business Hall of Fame Awards Banquet

January 24

Four new Alaskans will be inducted and recognized with this prestigious award.

Featured Events

ALASBO Annual Conference

December 2 – December 5

Our annual conference provides a unique opportunity for members from across the state to meet for professional growth and sharing of ideas and concerns.

ASGA Annual Conference

December 6 – December 8

The Alaska Shellfish Growers Association conference includes a banquet, movie viewing and oyster tasting, ASGA annual business meeting and more.

Upcoming Events

Fri 18
Tue 22

Alaska Health Summit

January 22 - January 24
Fri 25

Alaska RTI/MTSS Conference

January 25 - January 27
Mon 28

Alaska Marine Science Symposium

January 28 - February 1

Spotlight Business Profiles

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Personnel Plus

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National Cooperative Bank

Industry Featured

Alaska’s Year Without a Summer

Rosanne D’Arrigo of the tree-ring lab at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in New York recently told the story of Alaska’s year without a summer. She attended the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union last month in Washington, DC.

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Mines on the Horizon

Three world-class mining prospects are the Donlin Gold prospect in Southwest Alaska, the Upper Kobuk Mineral Project in Northwest Alaska, and Pebble in the Bristol Bay region of the state. All three are near or in the permitting phase.

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Convenient and Brick-Free

Financial institutions have been consistently building up their virtual banking services to better accommodate their customers. Virtual banking—often referred to as online banking or electronic banking—is essentially the equivalent of traditional banking over the internet.

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In This Issue

Junior Achievement Turns 100

January 2019

Locally, Junior Achievement of Alaska has been helping students better understand business and economics for forty-six years. Based in Anchorage with a staff of three, Junior Achievement of Alaska serves more than 14,500 students in fifty-five communities around the state. Many past Junior Achievement students have gone on to become successful professionals and continue to serve as classroom volunteers to help raise the next generation of business leaders.