Member News

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Tuesday, July 09, 2024
Anchorage, Alaska – For the ninth year in a row, Alaska Business magazine readers voted First National Bank Alaska as the Best Place to Work. The bank also took home the title of Best Bank/Credit Union for the fourth time running, and Best Customer Service in the 2024 Best of Alaska Business Awards.   “Thank you, Alaska!” said Board Chair and CEO/President Betsy Lawer. “Another big win for our ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Chamber
Monday, July 01, 2024
Chugach Electric Association, Inc.’s (Chugach) investment in the Beluga River Unit (BRU) natural gas field in Cook Inlet has saved members more than $100 million over the past eight years. Chugach holds a two-thirds working interest in the BRU, with Hilcorp Alaska, LLC (Hilcorp) owning the remaining one-third and serving as operator of the field.  Chugach acquired a 10% interest in 2016, and ...read more
Categories: Members, Press Release
Friday, June 28, 2024
Regional Innovation Clusters Will Increase Startup and Small Business Participation in U.S. Supply Chain  WASHINGTON– Today,  Administrator Isabel Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice in President Biden’s Cabinet for America’s more than 33 million small businesses, announced a new funding solicitation for the SBA’s Regional Innovation Cluster (RIC) ...read more
Categories: Government, Members, Press Release
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
During last night’s Regular Assembly Meeting, the Anchorage Assembly voted (7-5) to approve AO 2023-87(S-1), As Amended, to adopt the “Housing Opportunities in the Municipality for Everyone” or “HOME” Initiative to allow duplexes in all Anchorage residential zones, effectively eliminating single family zoning in the Anchorage Bowl. The change to Title 21 – Land Use does not apply to Eagle River, ...read more
Categories: Community, Government, Press Release
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Anchorage, Alaska – First National welcomes Jonathan Wilson (NMLS# 879682) as Mortgage Lending Director and Vice President. Wilson brings more than 15 years of executive-level financial and mortgage experience to his new role, where he leads mortgage lending activities to help Alaskans achieve their dreams of homeownership.   “We are thrilled to welcome Jonathan to our team of mortgage experts,” ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
With the current dry weather conditions and increased fire danger, Chugach Electric Association, Inc., is taking steps to mitigate wildfire risks in parts of its service territory, some of which could lengthen power outage times.  Chugach is taking temporary measures to power line operations in North Muldoon, South Anchorage, Indian, Girdwood, Portage, Cooper Landing, Moose Pass, and ...read more
Categories: Members, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
New capacity comes as Verizon marks its tenth anniversary serving Alaska Verizon recently expanded its network across Alaska, adding additional spectrum at 89 cell sites across the state to increase network capacity by approximately 30 percent. This newly expanded capacity benefits residents, businesses, and visitors in Kenai, Soldotna, Anchor Point, Homer, Seward, Meadow Lake, Denali Park, Two ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Friday, June 14, 2024
Ski village, workforce housing, childcare and recreation facilities drive new development in Girdwood  GIRDWOOD, Alaska (June 14, 2024) –– Alyeska Resort has received approval from the Municipality of Anchorage for its plans to transform the resort through the new Master Planned Village at Alyeska. This milestone follows two years of intensive community engagement and collaboration with resort ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, June 14, 2024
GIRDWOOD, Alaska (June 14, 2024) –– The YMCA of Alaska and Alyeska Resort has signed a Letter of Intent to construct a new recreation center and ice rink facility in Girdwood, Alaska. This key development is a part of the Resort’s greater plans for expansion around Alyeska Resort and marks a significant step in addressing the community’s recreational needs. The team at YMCA of Alaska and Alyeska ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Business community solicits project ideas from Anchorage residents Anchorage, Alaska—A coalition of Anchorage business leaders and residents announced today the launch of Project Anchorage, an initiative designed to lower property taxes, increase livability, promote economic growth, and broaden the city’s revenue sources so visitors and commuters also contribute. Led by Anchorage Economic ...read more
Categories: Community, Government, Press Release
Wednesday, May 01, 2024
The 2024 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics application is officially open! Is your business built on trust and integrity? Are you committed to elevating your character, culture, customer relationships, and community support? If you answered "yes" to the questions above, then it's time to apply for the Torch Awards! BBB Torch Awards winners represent the gold standard for businesses in our community. Are ...read more
Categories: Members, Community, Press Release
Monday, April 17, 2023
New resource helps businesses respond to community members in crisis  ANCHORAGE – Today, the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce released its Community Care Kit: Best Practices for Responding to Community Members and Employees in Crisis. The Chamber announced the Community Care Kit at its "Make it Monday" forum, alongside a panel of local business and crisis response experts.The Community Care Kit ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Diversity & Inclusion, Press Release