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Latest Finance News
Anchorage Community Land Trust (ACLT) has received a $75,000 grant from KeyBank, which will be used for the expansion of its Set Up Shop program.read more
Northrim Bank announced that William (Bill) Kurtz, AVP has been named AVP Branch Manager. It also announced the promotions of Erika Bills, Assistant Vice President, Business Banker III, Cindy Cheely, Business Banker II, and Shauna Thornton, AVP, Branch Manager (Sitka).read more
D.J. Webb has stepped up to a new leadership role – the General Manager of Sitnasuak Financial Services, a subsidiary of Sitnasuak Native Corporation which wholly owns Fidelity Title Agency of Alaska, LLC and Mat-Su Title Agency, LLC.read more
First National Bank Alaska’s newly named Wealth Management department offers customers a full spectrum of investment, asset and trust management services for business and personal finances.read more
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) Board appointed Tomas Boutin as AIDEA Executive Director.read more
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Many people only associate Native corporations with resource extraction projects and investments; however, most have far more diversified investment portfolios, with many teaming up with local businesses.
Sabrewing Aircraft Company, Inc. and the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island (ACSPI), the Unangan (Aleut) Tribe of Native Alaskans, located on St. Paul and St. George in the Pribilof Islands, jointly announced they signed a history-making agreement for Sabrewing to provide a mix of up to ten aircraft.
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How to Fix an Earthquake in Four Days
At 8:30 a.m. on November 30, Alaskans were shaken by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit about eight miles north of Anchorage. Just minutes after the earth stopped rumbling, photos and videos started circulating on social media depicting the damage in and around the area. Days after the earthquake, more photos started making the rounds, now showing side-by-side comparisons between impacted infrastructure and roads and repairs already made. How did things improve so quickly?