Job loss can be an immediate surprise, but often it comes with some warning. In some cases job loss comes with severance income, other times you’re forced to adapt and react without any assistance. If you do find yourself anticipating, or experiencing, a job loss, there are a few key things you can do to effectively deal with the transition.
Cutting edge technology and fishermen’s expertise are helping scientists track Aleutian Islands Pacific cod for the first time. Last winter scientists and fishermen partnered to launch a pilot study to develop methods for tagging cod on working commercial fishing vessels. Satellite tags had never been used on Pacific cod, nor has anyone recorded seasonal movements of the valuable fish.
All six Railbelt utilities have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to move forward with an organization to work more closely together to manage Alaska’s largest interconnected grid. The signatory utilities include Anchorage Municipal Light and Power and Chugach Electric Association in Anchorage; Golden Valley Electric Association in Fairbanks; Homer Electric Association; Matanuska Electric Association in the Mat-Su Valley and Eagle River; and Seward Electric.
With an additional 2,000 pages of charts, data, maps, and explanations, the state-led Alaska LNG team finished out 2019 by answering the last batch of questions from federal regulators for the project’s final environmental impact statement.
True to the entrepreneurial spirit and American dream, small businesses persevered in the 2010s despite the decade’s humble beginnings.. One local story that comes to mind when I think of the perseverance of small businesses during the 2010s is The Santa Claus House in North Pole.
The area of responsibility for US Coast Guard Sector Anchorage is by far the largest and most remote of any Coast Guard sector in the nation. Captain Sean MacKenzie, sector commander, exercises authority in a jurisdiction extending throughout Western Alaska to the North Slope, and from the Aleutian Islands through Prince William Sound—an area that covers approximately 5.3 million square miles and more than 35,000 miles of shoreline.