The Dunleavy administration announced a successful fall auction of residential, recreational, and agricultural land generating nearly half a million dollars in bids, according to Corri Feige, commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources.
Partnering with global surf forecasting site Surfline, Alaska will discount up to 30 percent off flights to and from Hawaii based on the height of forecasted waves around the islands.
Bowhead Transport, LLC, a subsidiary of UIC, was busy for most of the summer hauling construction materials and supplies into Mertarvik, where residents of Newtok are relocating.
Lake Clark National Park and Preserve Opens Second Public Use Cabin in Historic Prospector’s Log Home
Lake Clark National Park and Preserve recently opened its second public use cabin. The historic Joe Thompson cabin is at the base of the newly revitalized Portage Creek Trail on the north shore of Lake Clark about thirteen miles from Port Alsworth.
At the thirteenth Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) General Assembly, the Utqiaġvik Declaration laid the foundation and roadmap for the next four years. One of the many initiatives contained in the Utqiaġvik Declaration is engaging Inuit youth as future emerging leaders.
Homer’s own Bay Welding Services has been honored with the 2019 Bill Bivin Small Business of the Year award. The Bill Bivin award pays tribute to Alaskan, independently-owned businesses that demonstrate community involvement, leadership in their field, business ethics, and organizational excellence.
National Council on Compensation Insurance Projects Significant Savings for Overall Workers’ Compensation System Costs
Recent adjustments to the Workers’ Compensation Medical Fee Schedule, as recommended by the Medical Services Review Committee, will reduce workers’ compensation system costs by a projected 3.7 percent.
Anchorage Fifth Avenue Mall recently welcomed Go! Calendars, Games & Toys to its retail lineup.
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough and the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that provides a partnership framework for a phased feasibility analysis of the West Susitna Access.
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?”