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.
Trucking fleets are willing to bring alternative fuels to Alaska, as soon as the technology is proven.
Alaska Public Media is partnering with UAA to let journalism and public communications students train in its TV studio.
More than $60 million from two federal departments pays for extending high-speed internet from Kodiak Island to the Chukchi Sea.
Federal grants totaling $35.3 million pay for twenty-eight programs statewide to support Alaska Native students and teach Native languages and culture.
A semicircle of stones beneath Shakan Bay, on the west side of Prince of Wales Island, appears to be 11,000 years old, the earliest sign of human habitation in the region.
Early figures from the 2022 tourist season in Anchorage appear to approach some all-time records. Tourism-related revenue, hotel performance, and visitation all posted year-over-year gains.
Alaska’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.5 percent in July.
A $6.7 million federal grant lets the Mat-Su Convention & Visitors Bureau build a replacement for the Gateway Visitor Center.
A first-of-its-kind mobile plastics processing system is being deployed in Alaska, designed to take plastic from beaches and recycle it into lumber.