“COVID turned the world upside down and retail was hit hard. At the beginning of the shutdown this spring, we were in daily communication with our retailers,” says Howard Hales, Lynden International domestic services manager in Seattle.
The twelve finalists have already earned a spot in the Alaska Railroad’s 2022 calendar. Now they vie for a cash prize, a Denali getaway, and the calendar’s cover in a public vote on the Alaska Railroad’s Facebook page where the grand prizewinner will be decided.
Through the agreement, the Mariner Companies will sell crab quota valued at $35 million to thirty Western Alaskan communities.. CVRF and BBEDC have provided and facilitated structural support to the communities to purchase the quota and will support the harvest through their fishing operations.
This round of the PPP continues to prioritize millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $284 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses through March 31, 2021, and by allowing certain existing PPP borrowers to apply for a Second Draw PPP Loan.
A typical MEA member, consuming about 641 kWh per month of electricity, will see their overall bill decrease by about $3.08 or 2.2 percent.
Akiak Technology is owned by Akiak Native Community, a federally recognized Alaska Native Tribe, and is an IT consulting business “with expertise in digital transformation.”