Education Hurdles

Education Hurdles

Schools throughout the nation are facing a teacher shortage, and nowhere is this felt more starkly than in Alaska, where a large number of educators are recruited from the Lower 48.

Mining Matters

Mining Matters

Quite a number of advanced-exploration and development projects are underway—some at existing sites and some at newly discovered areas—that may bring even more mines to fruition in the near future.

Playing Nicely Together

Playing Nicely Together

Companies in the tourism industry often work together to provide the best experience for those visiting the Last Frontier. And while this form of cooperative tourism may seem counterintuitive since many of them are competing for the same tourist dollar, such relationships actually benefit all of the parties involved—including the state itself.

Alaska and Tourism: A Marriage Made in Heaven

Alaska and Tourism: A Marriage Made in Heaven

For many people, a trip to Alaska is a dream come true. They want to see and do everything from watching whales breech in Southeast waters and riding ATVs along Southcentral trails to learning about mining history and searching out the Aurora in Fairbanks.

Wide Open Spaces

Wide Open Spaces

When you’re standing in line at Costco, you may not think much about the building that you’re in—you’re probably only reflecting on what a bargain you got on your 2,400-count case of paper towels.