PND Engineers announced the following new hires. Forrest Savel earned his bachelor of science in civil engineering from UAF in 2018 and is a lifelong…
PCD is excited to announce the addition of two new employees to its Juneau office, Jennifer Kemp and Evan Venechuk.
Sustaining Alaska’s Future Economy Guaranty Program (AK SAFE) was recently approved by the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA), to confront the economic impacts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. AIDEA will make up to $50 million available for loan guarantees under AK SAFE, and subject to authorization for a statutory change, AIDEA will increase the program cap to $1 billion.
Trilogy Metals’ interim president and CEO, Senator Lisa Murkowski, and Senator Dan Sullivan commented on the public release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement by the US Bureau of Land Management for the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Project. The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority estimates the Ambler road project would create an estimated 486 construction and 68 permanent jobs, with more jobs created and supported by world-class mining projects in the Ambler district.
NBC “American Ninja Warrior” competitor Nick Hanson, known around the state as the Eskimo Ninja, will stream a series of live, at-home workouts on GCI’s Facebook page to promote activity and mental health while Alaskans are staying in their homes and practicing social distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
The top five this year—Providence Health & Services Alaska; Trident Seafood Corporation; Princess Cruises, Holland America Line & Seabourn; Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC); and NANA—are representative of some of the brightest industries in Alaska’s economy.
APU appointed Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson as its next president. Davidson is well known to Alaskans, having served as commissioner of the Alaska Department of Health & Social Services and then lieutenant governor under then-Governor Bill Walker.
Levi Adams of Forage and Farm and Andrew Jylkka of Southeast Dough Company, have won the two $1,500 prizes in the third annual Sitka Food Business Innovation Contest.
Governor Mike Dunleavy signed House Bill 308 and Senate Bill 74—two major pieces of legislation providing for expanded unemployment benefits in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and doubling minimum internet speeds at Alaska’s schools.
Port Chilkoot Distillery is usually busy this time of year finishing up production of small-batch whiskey and preparing for the summer influx of seasonal residents and visitors to the tasting room.