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Anchorage Community Land Trust (ACLT) has received a $75,000 grant from KeyBank, which will be used for the expansion of its Set Up Shop program.read more
Diamond Heating/AirTemp Alaska owner, Jerry Ralston formally announced his decision to buy out his long-time business partner and co-owner of AirTemp Alaska, Dana Bertolini.read more
Charles Elliott Jackson, Jr. and Toni L. Strauss, owners of the Seward Hospitality Group (ZPA LLC), were recognized as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the United States for 2018 with an Inc. 5000 award in San Antonio, Texas.read more
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.read more
Alaskan Brewing Company is debuting a new line of cans this March featuring beers that have never been in a can, and a brand new mixed can 12-pack. For the first time, Alaskan White Ale and Husky IPA will be in a can and will be part of a core group of canned products that invite beer drinkers to experience the excitement of Alaska.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?