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April 2019

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Made Local, Made Right

April 2019

Two businesses—in wildly different ways—have set their sights on making cost-effective, high-quality, local products: NRC Alaska and ImagineItAlaska.

April 2019

Bright(ish) Horizons

By most accounts Alaska’s economy is finally set to emerge from several years of recession. The state’s residents can expect more employment opportunities with about 1,400 new jobs coming online in industries that have been stripping costs and reducing headcounts over the past four years.

Education Hurdles

Schools throughout the nation are facing a teacher shortage, and nowhere is this felt more starkly than in Alaska, where a large number of educators are recruited from the Lower 48.

Alaska’s Shipshape(d) Economy

The cruise industry is crucial to Alaska tourism and the state’s financial well-being. The industry includes approximately 2,180 Alaska businesses that provide tours, activities, and services to the cruise lines and their passengers, according to Cruise Lines International Association

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