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United Way initiative aims to develop young philanthropists

Stocks plunge again, extending losses; bond prices soar

Planning for business transitions should start early

What happens when small business owners are ready to retire or sell their business? A panel of banking and business experts tried to help answer that question during an Oct. 2 seminar in Anchorage organized by KeyBank.

2Q income flat in advance of oil tax vote

Alaska’s financial institutions posted another quarter of steady performance and the largest bank in the state expects activity to increase in the wake of the Aug. 19 vote to preserve oil tax reform. Wells Fargo’s Alaska Regional Business Banking Manager Darren Franz said in late September that there was something of a slowdown in the second quarter compared to prior years as businesses paused to see how the vote on oil taxes would pan out.

New Chukchi analysis still on track

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is moving step-by-step through a revised environmental analysis of Chukchi Sea offshore oil and gas development and expects to remain in schedule for a draft supplemental environmental impact statement, or SEIS, to be complete by late October.

Alaska Chamber, delegation favor Ex-Im Bank extension


Bristol Bay buyback up for discussion

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Mining company eyes ski area for gold mine

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority will consider a proposal from a Vancouver mining company to turn the oldest downhill ski area near Fairbanks into a gold mine.

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UPS expects double-digit surge in Dec shipments

UPS is expecting an 11 percent jump in December shipments as the holiday shopping season heats up.

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