Business

Youth Joblessness Higher Than Overall Unemployment

Aug 25, 2014

New federal statistics that young Alaskan workers face greater unemployment than the general population.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

USDA

A U.S. Department of Agriculture visit to the Bristol Bay region has drawn interest for the organization’s resource grants, but adequate time for submitting proposals might limit potential businesses from applying this year. KDLG’s Luke Brummer has the story.

AGC

National unemployment numbers for the construction industry may not reflect those of Alaska.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

USDA

A high-ranking official with the U.S. Department of Agriculture is in the Bristol Bay region this week to discuss a seldom used program focused specifically on helping small businesses overcome challenges. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

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An electric utility company that serves much of southwest and western Alaska recently received a grant to improve energy costs for small businesses. KDLG’s Luke Brummer has more.
 

Alaska LNG Project Applies for Export License

Jul 22, 2014

A state natural gas project has reached an important bureaucratic milestone.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

Unemployment in Southwest Alaska is 13.4-Percent

Jul 21, 2014

Southwest Alaska continues to have the highest unemployment rate in the state. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

New State GDP Numbers Released

Jul 8, 2014

The latest numbers on GDP have come out for the state of Alaska.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

Study Measures Cost of Living in Alaska

Jul 3, 2014
Alaska Department of Labor

A new study has come out about the cost of living in Alaska.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more on the numbers, and what they mean for Dillingham.

ConocoPhillips

With the passage of a new oil tax regime in Senate Bill 21, companies in Alaska are considering new investments in the energy market.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has details of one company’s forecast of this new energy economy. 

USDA Announces Support for New Farmers

Jun 24, 2014

The Alaskan economy relies greatly on mass transportation.  With food in particular, much is shipped in from somewhere in the lower 48.  However, there is a rising interest in Alaska agriculture and the USDA has announced more support for new farmers.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

May Unemployment Statistics Released

Jun 23, 2014

The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development periodically releases statistics on unemployment across the state.  They’ve released the latest numbers for the month of May, revealing a mixed series of trends.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.   

Details of 2013 Salmon Prices in Bristol Bay

Jun 22, 2014

Commercial fishermen in Bristol Bay are hoping for higher prices for their sockeye catch this year. That may or may not happen but last year’s prices are finalized. Recently the Alaska Independent Fishermen’s Marketing Association compiled the price information from last season.

New Study Shows Strong Oil and Gas Impact on State

Jun 17, 2014

A new study quantifies the oil and gas industry’s effect on the state.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more. 

ASMI Unveils Pop Up Restaurant

Jun 17, 2014
ASMI

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is promoting a unique event in London next week.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

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