PPP Update & New FAQs

As of July 31, Alaska has received 11,597 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for a total of $1,278,375,015! Nationally, 5,083,585 loans have been approved for $521,385,950,607. There is currently $128,230,770,853 left in PPP funding. If you’re interested in applying, we can help, just send us an email or register to work with an advisor! SBA … Continue reading "PPP Update & New FAQs" More

Highlighting Frosty Feet Running Company

Frosty Feet Running Company the only full-service and specialized walking and running shoe store in Fairbanks. Owner Stacy Fisk is an ultra-marathon runner which served her well in the start-up process for her business during a global pandemic. With several years of running a shoe department, serving as the Director for both the Equinox Marathon … Continue reading "Highlighting Frosty Feet Running Company" More

Anchorage Mayor Signs Emergency Orders EO-15 & EO-13 v2

Mayor Signs Emergency Orders EO-15 and EO-13 v2 ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — Today, Mayor Ethan Berkowitz signed Emergency Order EO-15 to preserve the health and safety of the Municipality of Anchorage from COVID-19. Anchorage just experienced our worst week of the epidemic as measured by new cases, active cases, and cases per day. New local cases are being … Continue reading "Anchorage Mayor Signs Emergency Orders EO-15 & EO-13 v2" More

August 2nd – Salmonfest: Streaming for Bristol Bay

From our friends at Salmonfest: Join us on Sunday, August 2nd from 4-7 pm for Salmonfest: Streaming for Bristol Bay: Three hours of fish, fun, and music to celebrate and protect Bristol Bay – streamed to your habitats. While we’ve pressed pause on our annual migration to Ninilchik for Salmonfest, the government continues to fast-forward … Continue reading "August 2nd – Salmonfest: Streaming for Bristol Bay" More

An infusion of care keeps The Spice & Tea Exchange open during pandemic

On a regular summer day, The Spice & Tea Exchange’s door is open wide, with the aroma of spices, herbs, and teas inviting new and returning guests inside. Guests not only see the array of goods, but they enjoy smelling, touching, and sampling snacks, teas, seasonings, and more. With the arrival of COVID-19, the shopping … Continue reading "An infusion of care keeps The Spice & Tea Exchange open during pandemic" More

Nearly $30 Billion in PPP, EIDL Funds Approved for Pacific Northwest Small Businesses, Nonprofits

SEATTLE – As part of economic relief efforts related to the Coronavirus pandemic, nearly $30 billion in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) funds have been approved for small businesses and nonprofits in the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Pacific Northwest Region serving Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. To put that in perspective, during the fiscal year 2019, … Continue reading "Nearly $30 Billion in PPP, EIDL Funds Approved for Pacific Northwest Small Businesses, Nonprofits" More

Seward CARES Act Funds Relief Program

CITY OF SEWARD                                                               July 24, 2020 RE: SEWARD CARES ACT RELIEF FUNDS PROGRAM OPENS JULY 27, 2020 Beginning on Monday, July 27, 2020, eligible business applicants may apply for a grant from the Seward Cares Act Relief Fund. The application period will be open from July 27, 2020 to August 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.. This … Continue reading "Seward CARES Act Funds Relief Program" More