The US Department of Agriculture is purchasing more than 1.7 million cases of canned salmon and 15 million pounds of Alaska pollock for its nutrition programs.
The Anchorage Economic Development Corporation is exploring if a local sales tax could pay for amenities to attract workers.
Unemployment in Alaska rose slightly to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.5 percent in December, while the total number of jobs grew by 2 percent from the year before.
UAA was chosen to lead consortium of US academic institutions and other partners for a new Center of Excellence focused on Arctic research.
Unemployment in Alaska rose slightly to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.4 percent in November, while the total number of jobs grew by 1.6 percent from the year before.
An $8,000 Municipality of Anchorage grant is helping Chugiak Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department provide patients with up-to-date medical care.