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Alaska banks can’t keep up with demand for coronavirus relief money

Demand is so high for Paycheck Protection loans and grants that some banks are calling a time out. Both First National Bank of Alaska and Northrim Bank say they’re already inundated and have suspended accepting new PPP applications. AlaskaUSA Federal Credit Union is limiting applications to members only. The bottleneck is becoming evident just as…

Murkowski’s healthcare vote causes a stir in Washington and Alaska

The story stated that Senator Murkowski and Senator Dan Sullivan received calls from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. During that call, Zinke reportedly told Sullivan that issues like the King Cove Road, drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the placement of Alaskans in leadership positions at the Interior Department could be at stake.

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