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.
Fiscal year 2017 marked another year of growth for Alaska’s Native Regional Corporations, which brought in billions of dollars to the state and employ tens of thousands of Alaskans.
Job security is likely not a concern for those working in the healthcare industry, either as caregivers or tangentially constructing healthcare facilities.
When Alex Papasavas started her restaurant, Turkey Red, in Palmer a decade ago, her goal was to locally-source as much meat and produce as she could.
One of the highlights of a visit to the Fort Knox gold mine is posing at the end of the tour with a gold bar produced at the mine.
Working in Alaska’s North Slope can be challenging enough, but a few companies are taking that challenge a step further, drilling from manmade islands into promising basins miles off the coast.
One of the first things most people notice when they meet Holly Mititquq Nordlum are the distinctive tattoos on her chin.
In recent years, Alaska’s Native village corporations have been making big economic waves in the state.
Every summer, scores of tourists and fishermen flock to the Kenai Peninsula, home to world-class salmon fisheries, spectacular scenery, and abundant wildlife.