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.
The theme of the 2020 Native American $1 Coin design is Elizabeth Peratrovich and Alaska’s Anti-Discrimination Law. The design features a portrait of Peratrovich, whose advocacy was considered a deciding factor in the passage of the 1945 Anti-Discrimination Law in the Alaskan state legislature.
In an emergency meeting, the University of Alaska Board of Regents voted to modify two previous decisions made when it was facing a state funding crisis.
Columbia Sussex, whose companies have owned and operated two of the largest hotels in downtown Anchorage for more than a decade, has acquired three new properties in Alaska’s largest city.
Congressman Don Young, co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, helped the House of Representatives pass HR1595—the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act. This legislation protects financial institutions serving cannabis businesses operating legally under state law from punitive actions by the federal government.
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC) acquired Northwest Demolition & Dismantling (NWDD) through ASRC’s wholly-owned subsidiary ASRC Industrial Services. NWDD specializes in industrial demolition, nuclear decommissioning, and remote location remediation projects.