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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.

 

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Op-Ed: A Place for You, A Place for Fresh Starts

Op-Ed: A Place for You, A Place for Fresh Starts

“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.”

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Murkowski Announces Bill to Protect Alaska Tourism Industry

Murkowski Announces Bill to Protect Alaska Tourism Industry

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.

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Lynden Mariners Keep Waters, People Safe

Lynden Mariners Keep Waters, People Safe

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.

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Alaska Business Magazine September 2021 Cover

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50 Years of ANSCA

September 2021

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.