In recent years, Alaska’s Native village corporations have been making big economic waves in the state.
A recent House Resources committee hearing on the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Project served as a reminder of how prevalent a role outside environmental groups play in Alaska politics, particularly when it comes to mining projects.
Dennis Gray Jr. sets his fishing gear with a calm and practiced rhythm in the Gulf of Alaska, south of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
While many Alaskans are daydreaming of warmer days ahead, those who deliver fuel to the state’s residents remain knee-deep in winter work until temperatures rise regardless of the calendar date.
Alaska’s timber industry varies greatly by region within the state and there is great potential for growth of the industry.
Alaska’s seafood processing industry is holding a steady course as 2015 winds down. Recognition of the industry has been growing over the last decade as economic analyses reflect a more inclusive view, counting both direct and indirect fiscal impacts.