Tag: industry

Alaska’s role in a commercial space industry

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KSKA Tuesday, Oct. 31 2017, at 2:00 p.m. This week we’re hearing about Alaska’s role in the commercial space industry. We feature two distinguished guests to discuss the rapidly growing commercial space industry and Alaska’s potential role. LISTEN HERE

Film Industry Tax Credits

The film industry tax credit bill, Senate Bill 23, is undergoing some changes in the House, and there is a risk of no decision on renewing the program this year. The program does not expire until next year, but supporters say the planning horizons of the industry are such that plans already in the works will be cancelled if there is no assurance the tax credits will be renewed. Are the House changes deal breakers? APRN: Tuesday 4/10 at 10:00 am

Timber Task Force Meets in Coffman Coves

A state-sponsored economic development panel wants suggestions for creating new timber industry jobs.

Southeast Cruise Line Plans 2012 Expansion

Sitka’s home-grown cruise company has wrapped up its first season. And it’s already planning to expand, with sailings to southern Southeast starting next year. Several other small lines also plan to increase capacity in 2012.

Cook Inlet Energy Race Is On

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The oil and gas industry is about to start exploratory drilling in the deeper waters of Cook Inlet, perhaps by tomorrow. One Jack-up drilling rig is in place and a second was just bought and the owner hopes to have it drilling here by next spring.

Fishing Industry Assists Shellfish Hatchery

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The shellfish hatchery business is still experimental, especially in Alaska and especially when it comes to crabs.

Report Shows Growing Demand for Health Care Workers

A recent Alaska Department of Labor report shows many of Alaska’s industries lost jobs or were stagnant in recent years, but the demand for health care workers is strong and will continue to grow in coming years.

Oyster Farms Beginning to Take Hold

Slowly but surely, Southeast Alaska’s fledgling aquaculture industry is beginning to take hold.

Open Season Results Won’t Be Known Immediately

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Alaskans will not immediately know the extent of industry interest in either of Alaska’s natural gas pipelines until this...