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ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) has signed a Distribution Partner Agreement with OneWeb, the global communications network powered from space, to expand the company’s connectivity solutions across Alaska.Through the agreement, Alaska Communications will sell OneWeb’s low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite service to its customers and use OneWeb’s infrastructure for critical middle mile connections. “We’re pleased to work with OneWeb to offer LEO services in Alaska,” said Bill Bishop,
Show Alaska that your company is the Best Workplace Alaska Journal of Commerce and Peak 2 Peak Alaska have partnered with a data collection and analysis firm, to determine the top workplaces in Alaska. Registration is free for all interested companies across the state. Once registered, employees will be surveyed and participating organizations will be ranked according to size and industry. The top organizations will be honored at the Best Workplaces Alaska award ceremony that will be held in December
Discounted parking program rules change to support new hires Anchorage Community Development Authority’s (ACDA) parking division, EasyPark’s, Downtown Employee Discount Program has been modified to allow for new hires to receive the 70% parking discount immediately, if they make less than $35,000 a year. “We have received quite a bit of customer feedback from business owners regarding the challenges of getting new hires started on the discount parking program,” said Melinda Gant, Acting Executive
Annual award goes to Anchorage Chamber leader George Vakalis ANCHORAGE, Alaska – During the 2021 Anchorage Remembers: Memorial Day Ceremony on May 31, the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) Military & Veterans Affairs Commission recognized George Vakalis as a veteran who has offered exceptional and long-standing volunteer service in support of military members and their families who live and work in the Anchorage area. Pictured: commission vice-chair Chris Nelson, left, and commission chair Pam Beale, right,
2020 was a tough year for so many. It presented a lot of challenges and some new opportunities. Through it all, Alaskans stepped up to help each other when it was needed most. Many times, youth were leading the charge. In the summer of 2021, our community’s young heroes will be in the spotlight.Alaska Communications and Boys & Girls Clubs – Alaska are seeking youth heroes who made a positive difference in their Alaska community this year. Up to six selected youth each will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship
ANCHORAGE – Local gig economy workers have the support of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, with its board approving the development of the Anchorage Gig Economy Network and establishing a committee that will prioritize opportunities that foster growth for the budding economic sector. The chamber appointed Far North Fashion blogger Lesli Olson to its Board of Directors and to chair an ad hoc committee responsible for further developing the effort. “Gig workers are a strong segment of Anchorage’s