Anchorage book publisher receives prestigious Better Business Award for ethics.
Anchorage School District hopes a new focus on readying students for college or careers within the eight high schools across its district will help drive student engagement, increase graduation rates, keep students in Alaska long-term and boost Alaska’s workforce.
Alaska Plastic Recovery, the company behind Grizzly Wood, has made it through its first big year of work, traveling to and collecting more than 600,000 pounds of recycled plastic in eight Southcentral communities and turning it into formed-plastic lengths of recycled plastic lumber, or RPL, and bricks, useful for making signposts, decking, picnic tables, benches, and retaining walls.
Nonprofit that helps families with cost of children’s cancer treatment earns “Top Nonprofit” award from Alaska Journal of Commerce.
Former NASA Ames Research Center director Pete Worden says private investors will steer the next phase of space exploration.
Just Sew in Palmer is closing its doors after more than 30 years operating as a fabric and quilting store.
The state-run “Made in Alaska” program provides a relatively easy way for makers to promote the Alaska authenticity of their goods. How about getting even more local? Alaska Native corporations have launched shareholder directories that allow members and nonmembers to look up and support businesses owned by other corporation shareholders or descendants.
Tongass Federal Credit Union has pioneered creating community financial microsites to better serve its members in Southeast Alaska.
State officials and business leaders are preparing to take advantage of potential funds provided by the Infrastructure and Jobs Act, which may potentially be applied to energy, sanitation, road, bridge, port, and other projects across the state.
What impression has COVID-19 left on 2021? Where are we in the pandemic, and what has Alaska learned so far? The lessons are basic, and the message is simple: Be prepared, be flexible, and mind your mental health.