Every Alaska industry is an important part of the state’s economic fabric. Alaska’s well-known industries like oil and gas, mining, and fishing are inextricably linked with engineering services, financial institutions, healthcare facilities—even nonprofit endeavors. It is our goal to cover businesses in all of Alaska economic and geographic sectors, from family-operated farms in the Mat-Su and manufacturers in Fairbanks to budding cannabis dispensaries, tourism-based entities in Southeast, or Southcentral’s large retailers.
Latest Industry News
The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) today recognized Alyeska Pipeline Service Company with an Outstanding Partner Award for contributions made by Alyeska to the conservation of natural resources in Alaska.
NorthForm Architecture announced that Heather Sealy has earned professional registration as an architect from Alaska’s division of professional licensing.
A former R&M employee from 2012 to 2016, Rosencrans has 16 years of construction, materials testing and special inspection experience.
Tracy Wickham assumed duties as Chief of the contracting division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District.
The Alaska Chamber named Hecla Greens Creek recipient of its prestigious Rita Sholton Large Business of the Year award, which pays tribute to businesses that exemplify leadership, ethics, and organization.
According to Lisa Sauder, Chief Executive Officer, “The support of our community has been a true inspiration to all of us. So many businesses, individuals and partners have stepped forward to help us make sure no one goes hungry or unsheltered in Anchorage. This has truly been a community effort that shows how Alaskans come together in times of need.”
A team of University of Alaska biomedical researchers will join a federally funded effort to improve tracking of COVID-19 variants throughout the state.
The Alaska Regional Development Organizations (ARDORs) network was formally established in 1988 with the founding purpose to plan and support economic development in their respective region and local communities.
In This Issue
The 2021 Best of Alaska Business Awards
Welcome to the 2021 Best of Alaska Business awards! We ask our readers to give us their input on the best businesses that Alaska has to offer, ranging from flower boutiques to accounting firms. Throughout March, readers voted in record numbers, yet another indication after a trying year of how Alaskans take extra effort to support local businesses.