Transportation and logistics coverage includes the major role Alaska ports, hubs, facilities, terminals and infrastructure provide for freight cargo and exports/imports, plus passenger travel operations. Business editorial focuses on the industries related to Alaska’s ports, harbors, and docks and the goods moved via air, rail, truck, and ocean shipping operations.
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USDA Rural Development Funding for a Hotel, Helicopter, and Seafood Processor
US Department of Agriculture grants and loan guarantees pay for village infrastructure upgrades, new fishing vessels, and a helicopter.
The Alaska Railroad’s Centennial
The nation’s last full-service railroad, the Alaska Railroad, is celebrating 100 years or literally and figuratively keeping Alaska moving.
Sustainable Energy: Decarbonizing Aviation
The 2nd annual Alaska Sustainable Energy Conference discussed ways to decarbonize the air travel that brought guest speakers and exhibitors to Anchorage.
Bill Defines e-Bikes as Bicycles
Clearing up regulatory confusion, the Alaska House and Senate passed legislation to treat electric-assisted bikes as, well, bikes.
Salmon Flies Again with New Alaska Airlines Paint Scheme
After Alaska Airlines retired its Salmon Thirty Salmon jet last month, the Seattle-based carrier replaced the distinctive paint job with a Tlingit formline design.
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This year the Alaska Railroad is celebrating 100 years of transportation people and cargo around Alaska. While the railroad is one of the states oldest transporters, it certainly isn’t the only one, and in this issue of Alaska Business we also check in on the Marine Highway, Span Alaska, and the White Pass & Yukon Route. For those interested in Southeast, our focus on that region provides updates on Kensington Mine, Tongass FCU, the troll fishery, and Juneau’s growing landfill.