The Alaska Department of Natural Resources is partnering with the UAA College of Engineering on a Global Navigation Satellite Systems reference station to enhance services statewide, such as mapping and the guidance of connected vehicles.
The state recently updated regulations that open the door for industrial hemp production in Alaska and create a state-directed “endorsement” program through which industrial hemp products can be made and sold in Alaska.
A report from the National Park Service (NPS) estimates that parks attracted 2,023,881 visitors who spent $1,160,600,000 in 2022.
Vigor Alaska awarded $3.65 million contract to maintain and repair US Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick at Ketchikan Shipyard.
Unemployment in Alaska rose slightly to a seasonally adjusted rate of 3.9 percent in August, while the total number of jobs grew by 1.4 percent from the year before.
An agreement with the US Department of the Interior streamlines placement of Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program students in federal internships.