Red Spruce inside Forbidden Peak Brewery

Last January, a global street-food eatery opened inside the Juneau taproom of Forbidden Peak Brewery. Founded by chef Lionel Udippa, Red Spruce AK offers a robust and flavorful rotating seasonal menu featuring a range of tastes and cuisines. When the coronavirus pandemic hit, Uddipa and his close-knit team had to roll up their sleeves and … Continue reading "Red Spruce inside Forbidden Peak Brewery" More

August Update from the Alaska SBDC Executive Director

As summer starts to wind to a close, it’s hard to believe that it’s been six months since COVID-19 changed everything. Alaskans all over the state are still trying to adjust to the “new normal” and are wondering what the upcoming school year will mean for students and parents alike. Congress is working to try … Continue reading "August Update from the Alaska SBDC Executive Director" More

In Memory of Alexander Salov, Anchorage Business Advisor

It is with immense personal sadness that we must announce the passing of Alexander Salov last week. Alex served as a member of our Anchorage business advising team for the Alaska SBDC. Before joining the Alaska SBDC, Alex built a well-respected 15-year career as the Business Operations Manager of World Trade Center Alaska. Alex was … Continue reading "In Memory of Alexander Salov, Anchorage Business Advisor" More

Highlighting Ropes Fitness, LLC

Ropes Fitness, LLC is a fitness boot camp and personal training business. Priced affordably and conveniently located inside the RED Strength gym, there is both space and equipment for a variety of exercises.  Combined with her love of training, owner Jannah Denham was inspired to start her own business after seeing and feeling results after … Continue reading "Highlighting Ropes Fitness, LLC" More

Spreading Love and Cream Cheese

Everything Bagels in Soldotna has kneaded, boiled, and baked their way to success, serving hand-rolled bagels, homemade spreads, sandwiches, and espresso to devoted bagel fans on the Kenai Peninsula since 2016. When the novel coronavirus pandemic shook the state, owners Pamela and Matthew Parker chose to close the dining area of their artisan bagel restaurant … Continue reading "Spreading Love and Cream Cheese" More

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