Alaska has one of the largest wage gaps between men and women in the country, according to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released Tuesday. Women in Alaska who worked full time in 2015 earned a median weekly pay of $787, while men earned $1,034 per week.
A family of self-described “serial entrepreneurs” in Skagway think they’ve found their final adventure: a craft distillery. After more than a year of paperwork and preparation, Skagway Spirits is set to open this spring. The new business is part of a growing craft distilling industry in Alaska.