Archive » Alaska Features

Alaska Native regional corporations 2013 results roundup

Homer photographer gets photo on new Alaskan beer label

EDITORIAL: Resolution of damages necessary 25 years after Valdez

March 24 marked the 25th anniversary of the soiling of Alaska shores and waters by the oil of the Exxon Valdez.

Aniak mayor: Flood ins. rate hikes a burden in rural Alaska

One small-town Alaska mayor worries that rising costs for national flood insurance could be another reason for people to abandon life in rural Alaska.

Flashback: Exxon Valdez runs aground

Editor’s note: Early on March 24, 1989, Dean Fosdick, the Alaska bureau chief of The Associated Press, was awakened around 5:30 a.m. by a phone call. The caller had a tip that a tanker had run aground outside Valdez.

25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation’s largest oil spill.

Holiday spirit lasts year-round for Pepperworth

Being a mechanical contractor is Nick Pepperworth’s day job. His second job — although he won’t admit it — is being a hero.

Federal managers seek to remove island cattle herds

There are herds of cattle on a pair of remote Alaska islands that have survived for decades despite any number of threats to their existence.

Archive » Bulletin Board

Bulletin 10/26/14

Bulletin 10/19/14

Bulletin 10/12/14

Bulletin 10/05/14

Archive » Movers and Shakers

Movers & Shakers 10/26/14

Movers & Shakers 10/19/14

Movers & Shakers 10/12/14

Movers & Shakers 10/05/14

Movers & Shakers 09/28/14

Movers & Shakers 09/21/14

Movers & Shakers 09/14/14

Movers & Shakers 09/07/14

Movers & Shakers 08/31/14

Movers & Shakers 08/24/14

Movers & Shakers 08/17/14

Movers & Shakers 08/10/14


Coast Guard monitoring barge adrift in Beaufort Sea

Comments

AIDEA, partner MWH dispute Golden Valley CEO estimate for Interior gas price

A key player in the Interior Energy Project estimates the initial price of natural gas to Fairbanks will be significantly higher than the state’s target, but the state development authority leading the effort disputes those calculations and said the goal of reducing heating costs by 40 percent to 50 percent is still within reach.

Comments

Report: Alaska has largest voting-age Native population in US

Report: Alaska has largest voting-age Native population in US

When it comes to the voting power of Native populations in the U.S., Alaska comes out on top.

Comments

A plea for help

Just a few years ago, Julie Roberts-Hyslop’s nephew was “a normal guy.” Then, In May, he shot two Alaska State Troopers at point-blank range at her mother’s Tanana home.

Comments

Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village

A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Comments

Alaska Permanent Fund Market Value
unaudited, as of Jan 12, 2012
US Bonds $6,030,500,000
US Stocks $6,224,400,000
Non US Stocks $7,151,500,000
Global Stocks $4,631,700,000
Non US Bonds $1,364,200,000
Real Estate $4,125,300,000
Cash $935,100,000
Alternatives $5,857,000,000
Real Return/External CIO $2,810,200,000
TOTAL $39,129,900,000
source: Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

Subscribe Today

Manage your subscription to the Journal of Commerce.

Fish Bytes

News and notes from the North Pacific fisheries and beyond by Molly Dischner.

Alaska Business Resource Guide

An essential part of any Alaskan's business network.