The new partnership has acquired an 80% majority share in Alaska Coach Tours, a Juneau-headquartered company they think can expand statewide.
Concerns over rezoning 15 acres along North Douglas Highway have ranged from road congestion, to the impact on housing stock, to public opinion, to economic inequities.
Under current rate schedules, it can be really expensive to run an EV fast charger. If utilities lower rates for and overcorrect, then everyone could be paying for the people who use these charging stations.
Restaurants are going on two years of income uncertainty and staffing challenges due to COVID-19.
Barge rates have gone up in the new year across Southeast Alaska. But the rising cost of hauling goods into coastal communities isn’t the only reason a trip to the grocery store might be more expensive.
The head of the state’s agriculture division says hemp holds a lot of economic promise for Alaska.
EPA sent a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers, the chief executive of Pebble Limited Partnership, the state Department of Natural Resources, and Chuchuna Minerals Company announcing its plan. It says EPA still has reason to believe that the discharge of materials from the proposed mine could lead to “unacceptable adverse effects on important fishery areas.”
Southeast Conference Executive Director Robert Venables says the idea is to create a co-op facility that would be shared by a number of mariculture firms.
The money for the program comes from a gift made last year by Norwegian Cruise Lines.
As job numbers have rebounded, more attention is being paid to “labor churn” — not just job openings, but also things like how many workers are in those jobs and how many are quitting or retiring.