Nearly 1 million tons of cargo passed through Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in the third quarter this year, a 25 percent increase in cargo tonnage compared to the same quarter of last year.
(Alaska Public Media)
“The CDC’s announcement today, allowing the conditional resumption of cruising, is a positive step toward Alaska’s summer visitor season in 2021,” says Sarah Leonard, Alaska Travel Industry Association president and CEO.
The transaction, which is subject to the approval of Alaska Communications’ stockholders, regulatory approvals, and other customary closing conditions, will result in Alaska Communications becoming a privately held company and is expected to close in the second half of 2021.
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The combination of the two utilities is expected to lead to lower long-term rates for all utility ratepayers with an estimated savings of more than $200 million over the next fifteen years.
Alaska is on the edge of winter and in the middle of a surge in coronavirus cases. Blue Market AK's Jennifer Gordon reflects on how the pandemic has changed certain practices at her business, a farmer's market turned brick-and-mortar store.
“Lower workers’ compensation costs reduce the burden on Alaska businesses, which is especially good news as many have struggled with the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Governor Michael Dunleavy.
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