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.
Already a longtime financial supporter, Matson will provide the food banks with ocean shipping of food supplies at no cost for the remainder of 2020 and all of 2021, 2022, and 2023.
“This is not an easy decision. I have been working for weeks with our community partners to find alternatives to issuing this type of emergency order. But I must protect our community, and that requires issuance of this EO,” says Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson.
Northern Dynasty called the decision politically motivated and said it is fundamentally unsupported by the administrative record as developed by the USACE through the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process for the Pebble Project. The company intends to launch an administrative appeal of the USACE permitting decision.
For 2021 the UAA College of Business and Public Policy has expanded eligibility for its Business Plan Competition, which offers $10,500 in cash prizes to entrepreneurs.
Moda’s Individual plans feature a comprehensive network and a broad range of health services including Fitbit programs and telehealth support.
The grant provides $998,791 to the state over the next three years to pay for the software as well as two positions to manage the tracking program.
USPS has tapped a Tlingit artist based in Juneau to create a Northwest Coast art stamp for distribution in 2021.
ConocoPhillip Alaska rigs have not been operating in Prudhoe Bay or the Kuparuk River or Colville River units since April.
SBA Pacific Northwest Regional Administrator Jeremy Field stresses the importance of supporting small businesses this holiday shopping season.
In This Issue
Diving into Alaska Aquaculture
Aquaculture is an industry Alaskans are probably familiar with, even if they’re unfamiliar with the term itself. Broadly, aquaculture refers to the cultivation of numerous species of fish and aquatic plants, such as shellfish, algae, and finfish, as well as enhancement and restoration projects designed to increase wild populations of specific species, says Heather McCarty, vice-chair of the Alaska Mariculture Task Force.