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 North Slope Marketplace provides technical training, cash, and financing to Arctic Slope Regional Corporation shareholder and descendant entrepreneurs.
The Alaska Native Village Corporation Association hired Curtis J. McQueen, former CEO of Eklutna, Inc., as Executive Director.
Unemployment in Alaska rose slightly to a seasonally adjusted rate of 3.9 percent in August, while the total number of jobs grew by 1.4 percent from the year before.
Coeur Mining expects to invest approximately 60 percent of its total 2023 exploration investment of $40 to $50 million in Kensington underground gold mine in Alaska and the Silvertip polymetallic exploration project in British Columbia.
What retailers choose to stock at their remote Alaska stores—food, snowmachine or boat parts, fuel—could mean survival for residents of small villages.
Northern Pacific Airways announced September 9 that, effective upon approval of federal regulators, the company intends to operate under the name New Pacific Airlines.
An agreement with the US Department of the Interior streamlines placement of Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program students in federal internships.
The fourteen Carrs/Safeway stores in Alaska would be sold to C&S Wholesale Grocers to clear the way for their parent company’s acquisition by the owner of Fred Meyer.