A vegetable farm in Sitka and a packaged meal manufacturer from the Lower 48 that is expanding to Alaska are the prize winners at the 6th annual Sitka Food Business Innovation Contest.
US Department of Agriculture grants and loan guarantees pay for village infrastructure upgrades, new fishing vessels, and a helicopter.
Shee Atiká, the urban Native corporation for Sitka, promoted Tim Castro to President and CEO.
Tongass Federal Credit Union merged with ALPS Federal Credit Union, uniting two institutions that span Southeast Alaska.
Sitka-based Northline Seafoods secured funding to build a mobile commercial salmon processing platform for the Bristol Bay fishery. The vessel is billed as the world’s most sustainable and efficient vertically integrated processor.
Shee Atiká, the Alaska Native corporation for Sitka, named Colleen Bryan as its new Marketing and Communications Director.
A partnership between Sitka Trail Works and Royal Caribbean Group is building a multi-use trail just north of the new Sitka Sound Cruise Terminal.
Putting seafood to new uses earned recognition and cash prizes at the 5th annual Sitka Food Business Innovation Contest.
UAS made a couple of administrative hires.
Alaska’s oldest salmon hatchery is getting a makeover. The Sitka Sound Science Center (SSSC), on the historic campus of Sheldon Jackson College, just received a $500,000 grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust to pay for plumbing, electricity, and safety upgrades.