Three world-class mining prospects are the Donlin Gold prospect in Southwest Alaska, the Upper Kobuk Mineral Project in Northwest Alaska, and Pebble in the Bristol Bay region of the state. All three are near or in the permitting phase.
Financial institutions have been consistently building up their virtual banking services to better accommodate their customers. Virtual banking—often referred to as online banking or electronic banking—is essentially the equivalent of traditional banking over the internet.
On October 25, 2018, we visited the offices of Alaska Business. We were curious about how a magazine operates and what we would need to do to prepare ourselves for a future in journalism in Alaska.
In January 2018, the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) projected that after an enduring economic recession, things were beginning to look up for the oil and gas sector.
Cautious optimism surrounds forecasts for Alaska’s economy in 2019 as many predict the state’s recession will finally bottom out—making Alaska one of the last energy-dependent states to begin recovery since oil prices tumbled about three years ago.