Health, life, supplemental, maritime, worker’s comp, liability, and property insurance… we cover it all and more. Changes in insurance policies have a huge effect on any business so we keep our readers up to date on business trends and government initiatives that impact insurance companies and their clients.
Latest Insurance News
For business owners, increasing healthcare costs are squeezing out other investments and limiting growth opportunities. But it is not all bad news; positive things are happening too.read more
ARECA Insurance Exchange (AIE) announced the addition of Don Maynor, CSP, to the staff of the state’s expert insurer of non-profit electric utilities.read more
Three of the greatest barriers of entry for women to access healthcare in Alaska are education, time, and financial restraints—whether perceived or actual.read more
Open enrollment for Alaska’s 2019 individual health insurance market will occur from November 1 through December 15, 2018.read more
If you’re on a health kick or simply enjoy drinking a refreshing glass of tea, Jesse Janes is hoping you’ll reach for his product: kombucha.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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The Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network
Altman, Rogers & Co.
National Cooperative Bank
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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?