In 2014, the number of nonresident workers grew by 2 percent, while the number of resident workers grew just 0.4 percent. The percentage of nonresidents who work in Alaska has increased for five years in a row.
Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage, talked to Anchorage business people on Monday about the urgency with which lawmakers need to fix the state's budget.Annie Zak
The Alaska International Airport System, the city of Anchorage and the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. announced Thursday that they've joined forces to create the Alaska AeroNexus Alliance.Annie Zak
Many sectors of Alaska’s economy are bracing for a downturn as oil prices drop and lawmakers try to solve a $3.5 billion budget deficit. But Anchorage’s tourism industry may have less to worry about.Annie Zak
REI's business acumen has taken it to heights rarely seen by a retail cooperative. But as a record-low turnout in the latest annual election shows, REI's original democratic fervor seems to have stayed at base camp. Ángel González | The Seattle Times