Win in Federal Land Appeal Bolsters “Unlocking Alaska” Initiative

Win in Federal Land Appeal Bolsters “Unlocking Alaska” Initiative

A federal appeals board decision upholding the State of Alaska’s ownership of 7,552 acres of submerged lands beneath the Kuskokwim River validates essential elements of Governor Mike Dunleavy’s “Unlocking Alaska” initiative to establish clear ownership of submerged lands across the State, according to Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner Corri Feige.

US Department of Commerce Invests $849,185 to Support Business Resiliency Efforts in Ekwok

US Department of Commerce Invests $849,185 to Support Business Resiliency Efforts in Ekwok

The US Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $849,185 grant to the Native Village of Ekwok to build a multi-purpose facility that will enhance the resiliency of the area’s business community. This EDA grant is expected to create or retain fifty-five jobs and generate $45,000 in private investment.