After thirty-five years of service and leadership at the University of Alaska, UAS Chancellor Rick Caulfield plans to retire at the end of the academic year in June 2020.
Prestige Care and Rehabilitation Center of Anchorage was recently awarded the Quality Excellence Award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health through its Nursing Home Quality Awards program, which recognizes long-term care centers that demonstrate an ongoing commitment to patient safety, satisfaction and health care services.
EasyPark announced 6th & H, 7th & G and 5th & B parking garages purple level (2nd floor) will have dedicated parking spaces for recipients of the Purple Heart medal and preferred parking spaces will be donated to those recipients.
The Native Village of Hooper Bay and RurAL CAP)will open a women’s domestic violence shelter in the Hooper Bay sub-region in early 2020 as a result of extensive collaboration with community stakeholders.
Alaska Department of Natural Resources awarded its 2019 Excellent Mine Reclamation Award to Ajax Mining Alaska Inc., a Fortymile mining district placer gold operation, in recognition of its successful continuous reclamation practices.
Summit Spice & Tea Co., Anchorage’s largest specialty food retail store, announced the purchase of ecommerce gift box and specialty food online store Alaska Artisanal.
A new spreadsheet-based calculator, called the Stream Quantification Tool, is steadily being adopted by Army Corps Districts throughout the United States for certain CWA 404 permitting projects to better quantify stream impacts and inform mitigation measures.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks has received a five-year, $16 million grant to increase the diversity and research capacity of undergraduate students in its biomedical programs.
A new $1 million federal grant will help University of Alaska Fairbanks students learn how to turn their online interests into a viable business.
In This Issue
Mining in 2019: The Year in Review
Following a year when metal prices were both up and down—sometimes dramatically; when international trade squabbles spooked investors to both enter and exit the metals markets; and when mining companies started the year cautiously bullish but ended it cautious bearish, those involved in Alaska mineral exploration, development, and production are once again asking themselves: “Where did we succeed, where did we fail, and where do we go from here?”