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Latest Professional Services News
The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Group hosts the fourth annual Alaska Young Professionals Summit on March 29-30, 2019 at the Dena’ina Civic & Convention Center.read more
Christopher J. Slottee, the former vice president and general counsel of Old Harbor Native Corporation, an Alaska Native Village Corporation, has joined Holland & Knight’s West Coast Litigation Group as a senior counsel in the firm’s Anchorage, Alaska, office.read more
The law firm of Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP announced that Elizabeth Saagulik Hensley became a partner in the firm, effective January 1, 2019. Saagulik is Iñupiaq, a tribal citizen of the Native Village of Kotzebue, and is based at the firm’s Anchorage office.read more
December employment was down an estimated 0.3 percent, or 900 jobs, from December 2017. Retail, manufacturing and professional and business services each lost 400 jobs while information and financial activities each fell by 200.read more
The Alaska Chamber announced the hiring of Albert Fogle as Vice President. In his role, Albert will focus on advocacy, legislative issues, as well as operations and financial management.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?