“We have had no disruptions or slowdowns during the COVID pandemic—and that is a testament to our employees who understand this responsibility, who care about what they do every day,” says Span Alaska then-President Tom Souply.
Founder and owner Bill Hoople speaks to the good people and good timing that lead to decades of success for HC Contractors, based in Fairbanks.
“As we take a look at 2021, our focus is getting back to work for Alaska’s future,” says ConocoPhillips Alaska President Erec Isaacson.
Those previously eligible—people 65 years and above and most healthcare workers—will still be able to get vaccinated if they have not already done so.
The program is funded by CARES Act funding distributed to the municipality and will provide three tiers of grants: $10,000, $25,000, or $50,000.
While nothing can be certain, projections are that by the second half of the year most of the city’s major industries will see some growth.
Formerly known as Western Peterbilt and now operating as Peterbilt of Alaska, the assets include branch locations in Anchorage and Fairbanks, equipment, and approximately forty employees.
“Today’s lease sale was a historic event and decades in the making… While the results may not have been as robust as we might have expected, industry still supports future access to this area,” says AOGA President and CEO Kara Moriarty.
Chena Power and Ounalashka Corporation provide and update on their Makushin Geothermal Power Project, which is anticipated to provide geothermal power to the City of Unalaska in 2023.
“I saw a lot of opportunity to grow it, even though it was an established business, and it was one of those feel-good businesses where the public really embraces it and everyone feels like it’s theirs: it belongs to them, it’s their Bagoy’s,” says Chanda Mines, who owns the florist shop with her husband Randy.