On August 7, the City and Borough of Juneau hosted hundreds of competitors in Alaska’s first-ever full-distance Ironman triathlon, considered one of the most grueling single-day sports events in the world.
Given the swift transition offices made to remote work when the COVID-19 pandemic sent the country into lockdown in March 2020, the logical assumption was that COVID-19 would spell disaster for office furnishings—it didn’t.
Adam Williams has a plan: consolidate Anchorage’s printing industry and expand the services at his commercial print shop. It’s admittedly ambitious, especially considering that he purchased Alaska Printing three years ago.
Adam McMahan knew from a young age he wanted to be a physician. He can pinpoint the exact moment he decided to practice medicine in a small rural town.
Alaska Behavioral Health has provided mental health and wraparound behavioral health services to Alaskan children, youth in transition, adults, and families, including those with co-occurring substance misuse, for more than forty-five years.
ConocoPhillips’ size and dominance in Alaska weren’t enough to inoculate it from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic; however, 2021 was a “reset” year for the company, which produced approximately 208,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in Q1 with an average price of $60 per barrel.
The ability to recruit and retain a reliable, skilled workforce that can handle the technical, environmental, and even mental aspects of remote jobs is a crucial component of a project’s success.
Comprised of little more than a roughly 3,300-foot-long runway, an apron, and a small terminal, rural airports ensure year-round access to residents and tourists and keep communities supplied with goods, equipment, and other everyday essentials.
The revised development plan ultimately allows Oil Search to increase its overall production at a reduced cost.
Eventually Alaskan workers will return to the office, and the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a shift in thinking among business leaders about what constitutes the ideal workspace.