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The Last Frontier is rich with history and home to talented and passionate craftspeople and artists. Museums around the state provide an amazing opportunity…
NFIB, the nation’s leading small business advocacy organization, announced today that Emily Carlson is the new Senior Media Manager for 11 states…
The St. Pierre family of Goosefoot Farm in Fairbanks has been selected by the Alaska agriculture community as the 2019 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year.
Alaska doesn’t have any casinos, but for those bit by the gambling bug, casino resorts in the Pacific Northwest are just quick flight away.
Brewers from across Southcentral Alaska are gearing up with local restaurants to share their best local brews and gourmet bacon dishes at the seventh annual Beer and Bacon Festival at The Lakefront Anchorage.
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All together Alaska Native regional corporations reported more than $10.5 billion in revenue last year—revenue that creates opportunities; protects their lands, culture, and resources; and provides investment opportunities for the entire state and, more importantly, their shareholders.
Bering Straits Native Corporation has grown as a company in large part because the leadership driving the company has grown and evolved. President and CEO Gail R. Schubert is an original BSNC shareholder, an Inupiaq Eskimo born and raised in Unalakleet.
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Out of the Mine and into the Smelter
Mining has long been a key fixture of Alaska’s economy. On a small scale, people flock to the 49th state to tour different operations. Kennecott Mine was once a booming copper mining site and is now a National Historic Landmark, attracting tourists eager to visit the ghost town and get a feel of the Gold Rush era it once dominated.