You want to know—and we want to tell you—what’s happening with Alaska’s businesses: large corporations with thousands of employees or sole proprietorships filling a niche; manufacturers adding value to local resources or engineering firms with decades of specialized experience; or companies centralized in Southcentral or operating across Alaska’s slopes.
Browse below to get a comprehensive look of what’s happening—and why it matters.
“I am hopeful for our institution’s future and remain guided by the university’s mission to put students first,” writes new UAA Chancellor Sean Parnell. “l can assure you that we will continue to invest in our students through real-world and hands-on learning opportunities, access to undergraduate research, and the ability to utilize cutting-edge technology in their chosen degree path.”
US Senator Lisa Murkowski announced new legislation to provide a permanent exemption from the Passenger Vessel Services Act (PVSA) for cruises between the Lower 48 and Alaska. During her keynote speech at the Southeast Conference Annual Meeting in Haines, Senator Murkowski unveiled the details of her proposal, which will be introduced next week.
The information in the assessment is intended to help state and local policy makers better understand how school districts are supporting students, and to help stakeholders identify gaps in services and opportunities to improve how our schools support students and families.
Located in a growing commercial district that includes Sonic, Sportsman’s Warehouse and Krispy Kreme, Nuvision will provide area residents, shoppers and visitors convenient access to financial services. The location will be open in 2022 and available to all Nuvision members.
“All Alaska businesses should develop a workable crisis preparedness plan that takes into consideration what we learned over the last 18 months from the pandemic,” writes Steve Brown, SBA’s Alaska District director. “The following are six simple business strategies a business can use for future crises.”
Mayor Bronson Applauds Development in Downtown Anchorage, Announces Members of Anchorage Economic Revitalization and Diversification Committee
Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson announced the selection of the Anchorage Economic Revitalization and Diversification Advisory Committee and applauded the efforts being made in the economic recovery of the city. Four major developments are in the planning stages for downtown Anchorage.
Phase III renovations to the historic 14-story Kennecott Concentration Mill building in the Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark (NHL) in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve were completed this summer.
Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care, has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center the Environmental Excellence Award for exemplary environmental stewardship.
Lynden’s captains, engineers, mates and deck hands do more than just deliver freight via barge, landing craft and tugboat. These mariners are the eyes and ears on the waters they sail, often being called upon to assist in emergency situations and to report on marine conditions for other vessels.
In This Issue
50 Years of ANSCA
Fifty years ago, as the Watergate scandal swirled around then-President Richard Nixon, he signed into law the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). It was the largest land claims settlement in the nation’s history and a stark departure from agreements forced on Tribes in the Lower 48.