Members of the Alaska National Guard’s Counter Drug program were presented with the National Guard Drug Demand Reduction Outreach Program of the Year for 2020 certificate by Maj. Gen. Torrence Saxe, commissioner for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard.
John Horjes announced that Diamond Grid is an approved vendor for Ace Hardware. “We are pleased to join Ace Hardware as a vendor to their many locations in the United States, Canada, and around the world,” said Horjes. “Our EDI system is currently ‘on-boarding’ with Ace, and we expect to be available for purchase within thirty days.”
These upgrades are part of an effort to improve connectivity in seventeen rural Alaska communities through GCI’s 2021 Alaska Plan buildout.
“The USDA holds the keys to the economic health of Southeast Alaska and is taking steps to lock it up for good… It will cost jobs, diminish income, keep energy prices high, and cripple the ability of the communities in the region to develop a sustainable, year-round economy,” says Senator Lisa Murkowski.
At its 47th Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Goldbelt made several announcements, including a summer distribution, continued record profitability, and the 2021 election results.
Alaska Congressman Don Young announced that the US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded more than $5 million in funding to help Alaska Native communities pursuing projects that will reduce energy costs and increase energy security and resiliency.