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Alaska gains $1.98 B from national park visitors

A new report from the National Park Service says 2,920,250 visitors to Alaska’s national parks spent $1.36 billion in the state in 2018, spending that resulted in 17,760 jobs, with a cumulative benefit to the state economy of over $1.98 billion.

Unemployment rate remains at 6.5 percent

Employment is up in the construction industry in Alaska, along with state government hiring, but state labor officials reported that overall March employment rose...

AFN recognizes 11 for contributions to community

Eleven individuals were recognized during the 2018 Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Anchorage, for their contributions to the Alaska Native community and rural...

Apply now for Artist-In-Residence at Denali National Park

Applications are being accepted through Sept. 30 for the 2019 artist-in-residence program at Denali National Park.The program is dedicated to exploring new ways for...

Renowned Alaska chef returns to Cordova

Laura Cole, owner and head chef of 229 Parks in Denali National Park & Preserve, will prepare a special menu for the Wild Harvest...

Nationwide competitors race in Alaska Salmon Runs

Irene Webber’s grandchildren ran in her footsteps during this year’s Alaska Salmon Runs in Cordova.In 1986, Webber ran the first King Salmon Marathon in...

Commentary: Walker kills Denali wildlife buffer deal

By Rick Steiner For The Cordova TimesGov. Bill Walker just let a lot of Alaskans down. After years of negotiation with Alaska wildlife scientists and...

CRS celebrates salmon’s arrival

Copper River Seafoods partnered with 49th State Brewing Co. in Anchorage for a community kick-off party to celebrate the start of Alaska’s summer salmon...

Denali Highway open as snowpack cleared

In the wake of an above average snowpack and late spring storms, the Denali Highway is now open from Cantwell to the Parks Highway...

Torgerson named interim chair of Denali Commission

John Torgerson of Soldotna has been appointed to be the interim federal co-chair for the Denali Commission, the state’s congressional delegation announced April 27.The...
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