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The North Slope Marketplace provides technical training, cash, and financing to Arctic Slope Regional Corporation shareholder and descendant entrepreneurs.
What retailers choose to stock at their remote Alaska stores—food, snowmachine or boat parts, fuel—could mean survival for residents of small villages.
The fight to amend the exclusion of five Southeast communities from Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act continues today, fifty years after the act passed.
The state-run “Made in Alaska” program provides a relatively easy way for makers to promote the Alaska authenticity of their goods. How about getting even more local? Alaska Native corporations have launched shareholder directories that allow members and nonmembers to look up and support businesses owned by other corporation shareholders or descendants.
Guest author Lincoln Garrick provides an overview of the Alaska legal industry, including its demographics and goals.
Delivering a large-scale professional gathering entails recruiting dynamic speakers, creating compelling agendas, and tracking the minutiae that can make or break a multifaceted professional gathering.
The majority of North Slope infrastructure is financed, constructed, and maintained by private entities to support their oil exploration and production activities. Despite North Slope explorers and operators always having an eye on efficiency, some infrastructure (such as processing facilities) isn’t well suited for sharing among multiple companies. However, other infrastructure does lend itself to common use, such as roads and pipelines.
Under a new federal law to address money laundering and other financial crimes—The Corporate Transparency Act—business entities must file new information reports with the US Department of the Treasury starting January 1, 2024.
Just about any conference, convention, conclave, or convocation is littered with swag, but that doesn’t mean swag has to become litter. Attention to sustainability by event hosts and swag producers ensures that party favors won’t reflect poorly on the entities whose names are stamped on them.
As part of deep cuts to academic programs, UAA stopped offering a bachelor’s degree in theater. This year, the last student enrolled in the program is graduating, leaving future prospective students and the performing arts community to wonder how local performing arts talent can be developed.
Set on empty lots, street corners, and parking lots, standalone drive-thru coffee kiosks are seemingly everywhere. But while they all share a similar goal of keeping Alaskans caffeinated, kiosks owners have unique approaches to running their small business.
To supplement their income, farmers have given their land a second life as tourist destinations, wedding venues, product-tasting sites, and more, benefitting the farms, locals, and visitors who get to spend memorable moments on some of the state’s most beautiful homesteads.