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Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (Southern Glazer’s) announced its appointment of Christina Reed to the role of Vice President & General Manager of Alaska.
The award recognizes the retailer’s marketing creativity and success during the fourth-annual “Alaska Grown $5 Challenge” campaign.
The companies join an outpouring of community support for the village from across the state, working to provide clean drinking water until a permanent solution is found.
Formerly known as Western Peterbilt and now operating as Peterbilt of Alaska, the assets include branch locations in Anchorage and Fairbanks, equipment, and approximately forty employees.
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On January 16, a fire destroyed the water plant and washeteria in the southwest Alaska village of Tuluksak. For the village of about 350 people, it was a devastating blow. The water plant was the only source of drinking water in the village, in which the primarily Yup’ik residents lack indoor plumbing and rely on honey buckets, not uncommon in the flat, swampy region.