Tag Archives: Alaska

Report: Southeast Alaska Economy Struggling, Tourism Excels

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Southeast Alaska was hit hard in 2016 by government job losses and a lull in fishing production, but the tourism industry continues to grow, a state economy expert said. Economic development officials with the Southeast Conference found that the region lost 750 state jobs throughout the past three years, a nearly 15 percent drop, CoastAlaska News reported (http://bit.ly/2g2blP1 ... Read More »

Bernie Sanders Wins Washington State and Alaska Democratic Caucuses

Jim Urquhart | Reuters Bernie Sanders Looking to find any place to chip away at Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton’s wide delegate lead, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders scored decisive victories Saturday in the Washington state and Alaska caucuses. In addition to those states, Democrats are also holding caucuses in Hawaii with a total of 142 delegates at stake this weekend. Sanders ... Read More »