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Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce

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has begun its eighth season providing scheduled barge service to Western Alaska and surrounding villages, Central Alaska, and charter of marine equipment.  It was started in 2003 by Allyn Long, its sole owner then and still today.  ‘ AL ’ began as a small operation only providing three voyages per season, and have grown significantly now providing six to seven sailings per season. In the first four years of existence, we have acquired the equipment and tools required to be a successful barge transportation company.  Our growth has not slowed down, and significant contracts have continued to be awarded ...
Historically entrepreneurial, the economic base shifted in the 1970s from small-scale agriculture and recreation to support for workers employed in Anchorage or on Alaska's North Slope oilfields and related infrastructure. The George Parks Highway turned the town into a commuter suburb of Anchorage. Several state and federal agencies have offices in Wasilla, including the Alaska Departments of Environmental Conservation, Labor and Divisions of Public Assistance, Social Services. Wasilla gained international attention when Sarah Palin , who served as Wasilla's mayor before her election as Governor of Alaska , was chosen by
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Five members of the Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce's board of directors abruptly resigned Wednesday and at least three, including the former board president, are now calling for an outside audit to investigate how money has been spent by the group's executive director. Former board president Cheryl Combs, in a written statement about her resignation, cited concerns that Executive Director Cheryl Metiva may have "inappropriately spent" money for personal expenses and without board approval. Two board members said they decided to resign in part because of threats from Metiva's husband, Marty Metiva. ... market research, surveys and trends
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Steve Gage, assistant medical director for SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Community Health Services in Sitka, won the Alaska Academy of Physician Assistants' Physician Assistant of the Year Award for 2008. Gage earned his physician assistant certification from the University of Washington's MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies program and has practiced in Alaska for 28 years, the last 18 in Sitka. He also served on the AKAPA board of directors for five years, and spent a year as president of the organization. Teri Arion, Will Rhodes and Mark Aimonetti have joined the staff of R&M ... market research, surveys and trends

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Alaska State Chamber of Commerce - Mining Industry
The 2002 cumulative value of Alaska's mining industry is $1.073 billion, an increase of $50 million from the $1.022 billion reported in 2001. There was a 10 percent increase in exploration investment from 2001 ($26.5 million in 2002 versus $23.8 million in 2001). The 58 percent decrease in mineral development investment to $34.1 million in 2002 compared with the $81.2 million reported in 2001 was more than offset by the $100 million increased value of mineral products. Alaska's mineral production value was $1.01 billion, rebounding from the 2001 value of $917 million. Metals, with a value of $823 million, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Alaska State Chamber of Commerce - International Trade
Alaska is one of the most trade-oriented states in America, and international trade is big business in Alaska. In 2002, Alaska's worldwide, commodity exports hit $2.5 billion, about a four percent increase over the previous year. Exports bring new money into the local economy, and they support the jobs of many thousands of Alaskans. With only a small local market and a larger, but limited, market in the Lower 48, it is the overseas markets that enable the state's most important industries to be of the size and significance they are today. Examples include seafood exports to Asia, LNG to Japan, and minerals ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Borough manager says farewell to Wasilla chamber
WASILLA — If John Duffy is any different today than he was before he announced his retirement, it didn’t show at his last address as Mat-Su Borough manager to the Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce. As he has many times in the past, Duffy said that in his view, the Valley should recognize it’s coming into its own. The population here has exceeded state projections consistently and is on track to soon become the second-largest municipality in the state. There’s a lot of potential. Duffy also didn’t miss the opportunity to crack a few jokes at Tuesday’s gathering. On the subject of the M/V ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce. Schedule of Candidate Forums. June. 03. Rehearsal for all forum event staff at the Alaska Club ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Alaska Community Tourism Handbook
Tok Chamber of Commerce. Box 389. Tok, AK 99780. (907) 883-5775 (907)883-3682 info@tokalaskainfo.com. Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
THE FORAKER GROUP REPORT ON THE ALASKA NONPROFIT ECONOMY APPENDIX
GREATER WASILLA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. WASILLA. $137501. PLUMBING & MECHANICAL INDUSTRY PROMOTION FUND. FOR ANCHORAGE. ANCHORAGE. $131599. KETCHIKAN CHARR INC ...
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