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Career Training for Ports and Marinas

Career Training for Ports and Marinas

Successful clean harbor programs depend on the efforts of skilled, well qualified employees to operate moorage basins in an environmentally sensitive manner. The training of employees is expensive, more so in Alaska with its vast travel distances. Coupled with limited training budgets, harbors often lack the ability to encourage the career development of their staff […]

The Economic Impact of Alaska Seafood

Economic Value of the Alaska Seafood Industry

A recently published study sponsored by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute highlights the economic impact of Alaska seafood within the State, the Pacific Northwest and the country as a whole. Conducted by the McDowell Group, the report details direct, indirect and induced economic effects generated by the Alaska seafood industry. The McDowell Group also provides […]

Alpine Garden and Hearth Company

Alpine Garden & Hearth Company High Tunnel Greenhouse

Sponsors of this site have launched a new business. Alpine Garden and Hearth Company is a Valdez, Alaska based partnership operated by Ruth Knight and Alan Sorum. Alpine Garden and Hearth (AGH) manages a high tunnel greenhouse at its 10 Mile Richardson Highway location focused on the production of raspberries and cut flowers. The company […]