Alaska is the only state in the union with Arctic shoreline. Our involvement in the Arctic not only affects the businesses operating here in the Last Frontier but global corporate interests as well. We cover all aspects of current and potential Arctic development whether that means oil and gas exploration, drilling, sustainability, wildlife protections, transportation, or infrastructure needs, Alaska Business stays on the forefront of Arctic issues.
Latest Arctic News
The icebreaking tanker SS Manhattan was an oil company’s attempt to see if it might be profitable to move Alaska oil to the East Coast by plowing through the ice-clogged Northwest Passage.read more
A team of researchers has a plan to slow the melting of northern sea ice using a sand-like substance.read more
The US Coast Guard’s Pacific Area commander discussed the service’s new Arctic Strategic Outlook, polar security cutters, and innovation efforts to improve maritime domain awareness in the high latitudes.read more
Iditarod is a lonely place. A century ago, for a few years it was the largest city in Interior Alaska.read more
In a 5-part series on GCI Channel 907, Alaskans across the state can tune in to programming addressing international implications of a new, global Arctic, as well as local and regional impacts ranging from border security to food and water security.read more
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Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) hired shareholder Lucille Sands for the newly-created position of Shareholder Development Director.
Spotlight Business Profiles
The Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network
Altman, Rogers & Co.
National Cooperative Bank
PIP Marketing, Signs, Print
Arctic Office Products
AFF Global Logistics
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The 2019 Best of Alaska Business Awards
Welcome to the fourth annual Best of Alaska Business Awards! As part of our continuing mission to support Alaska’s business communities, each year we look to you, our readers, to tell us which businesses excel in a range of diverse categories.