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Alaska’s government agencies work closely with and for the business community. Federal, state, and local government provides jobs to thousands of Alaskans and is one of the state’s largest employment sectors. Government plays a vital role in commerce providing both resources and necessary oversight. Alaska Business brings current news on the state’s government officials, policies, and contracts.

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Alaska Counter Drug Team Wins National-Level Award

Alaska Counter Drug Team Wins National-Level Award

Members of the Alaska National Guard’s Counter Drug program were presented with the National Guard Drug Demand Reduction Outreach Program of the Year for 2020 certificate by Maj. Gen. Torrence Saxe, commissioner for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard.

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USDA Announces Southeast Alaska Sustainability Strategy

USDA Announces Southeast Alaska Sustainability Strategy

“The USDA holds the keys to the economic health of Southeast Alaska and is taking steps to lock it up for good… It will cost jobs, diminish income, keep energy prices high, and cripple the ability of the communities in the region to develop a sustainable, year-round economy,” says Senator Lisa Murkowski.

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Spotlight Business Profiles

Calista Corporation
Fountainhead Hotels
JEFFCO Grounds Maintenance
Personnel Plus
Avis Alaska
Altman, Rogers & Co.
Lynden Inc.
American Marketing Association Alaska Chapter
Thomas Head & Greisen, PC
National Cooperative Bank
Doyon, Limited
TorcSill Foundations
ARM Creative
Leonardo DRS

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Alaska Business Magazine July 2021 Cover

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The 2021 Best of Alaska Business Awards

July 2021

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.