Kirby Day, port operations manager for Princess Cruises/Holland America Group, and Beth McKibben, senior planner for the City and Borough of Juneau, provided insight into how various entities in Juneau have endeavored to meet the needs of the tourism industry and the community in which it operates.
Bering Straits Native Corporation has grown as a company in large part because the leadership driving the company has grown and evolved. President and CEO Gail R. Schubert is an original BSNC shareholder, an Inupiaq Eskimo born and raised in Unalakleet.
From more efficient trucks to AI managing massive data, all levels of new tech in mining allow the industry to produce the raw materials necessary for society to pursue everything from reliable, affordable energy to advancing smart technology.
By the end of the year Span Alaska will be operating a newly constructed terminal to increase efficiency and better serve its customers, and the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and Port of Nome are both pursuing projects that will build economic opportunity for the communities they serve.
Despite mountains of data, piles of studies, hundreds of voices, passionate communities, involved business leaders, and engaged politicians, somehow the AMHS is apparently an unresolved—or unresolvable—problem.
Alaska’s oil potential is global in scale, and international organizations engaged in exploration or development (or both) have been seizing opportunities they see in the Last Frontier.
The Alaska LNG project has competition.
Governor Mike Dunleavy requested a presidential permit to extend an Alaska rail line into Canada, which was followed by a 19-0 vote on Senate Joint Resolution 11 in April in which the senate approved construction of up to 1,000 miles of railroad in Alaska.
Bev Crum has worked at PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center for more than forty years.
Two businesses—in wildly different ways—have set their sights on making cost-effective, high-quality, local products: NRC Alaska and ImagineItAlaska.