The store is slated to open next spring.
Weeks after announcing that Kroger and Albertsons grocery stores will merge, the corporations have no explanation for how it will affect customers in Alaska.
Alaskans already pay some of the highest grocery prices in the country.
In Klawock, the local Tribe is now running more than 20 machines that look an awful lot like the kind of slots you might find on the floor of a Las Vegas casino. And it’s all perfectly legal.
It started with a question: Is it possible for the large container ships traveling from China to the United States to make the trip using renewable fuel sources?
An October report from the state labor department said Alaska ranked 47th in the U.S. for job recovery from 2019 through the first half of 2022.
That would represent about 74% of the capacity for all the ships that sailed to Juneau this year.
“We’ve started going through our friends,” one tugboat captain said. “Like, ‘Hey man, do you want a freaking job?’”
The two overlap in several markets, largely in the western part of the country.
While the industry is still somewhat in its infancy, proponents say the state — with its thousands of miles of coastline — has the potential to become a leader in the industry.