An alumnus of East Anchorage, Danny returned to his home state after stints in the Pacific Northwest and abroad. Following the completion of his degree from Western Washington University, he spent time in the nonprofit world sharpening his business development and marketing skills. This, paired with a knack for journalism and a keen eye for a photo, made for a seamless integration into Alaska Business’ editorial team. When he’s not picking the brains of industry experts or contemplating an errant comma, you can find him on the trails trying to keep up with his four-legged sidekick, Nola.
In This Issue
Alaska Problems Require Alaska Solutions
On January 16, a fire destroyed the water plant and washeteria in the southwest Alaska village of Tuluksak. For the village of about 350 people, it was a devastating blow. The water plant was the only source of drinking water in the village, in which the primarily Yup’ik residents lack indoor plumbing and rely on honey buckets, not uncommon in the flat, swampy region.