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What others say: A virtuous cycle of the small business is truly critical to the health of our overall economy."Clark, Goings and SBA Alaska District Director Sam Dickey were visiting Ketchikan as part of National Small Business Week. More specifically, they came to honor...
Minimum wage raise could affect school bus drivers down the road

...wages to be at least twice the minimum wage. The Kenai district would not see any changes until 2017, said school district Director of Planning & Operations Julie Cisco. "The current contracts' wages are not required to be adjusted until renewal...

...for the funding of a steel suicide net. The motion for the historic vote came from board member and former bridge district director John Moylan, whose grandson, Sean Moylan, jumped off the bridge to his death earlier this month.Seconds after...

...participation in the program. ? Free SBA 8(A) Program - Following the HUBZone workshop, Sam Dickey, Alaska District Director for the U.S. SBA, will then present the SBA8(a) program which is a logical, systematic approach to federal...
Loans available to assist with fishing disaster

...require borrowers pledge collateral that is available. Despite the myriad of requirements, Sam Dickey, deputy district director of the SBA's Anchorage office, said people should apply rather than assume they were not eligible. "They'll...
Men sentenced for Nikiski school vandalism

...About $8,500 in damages has been repaired at the school, said Dave Spence, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Director of Planning and Operations. There are other damages the district can't address until the school year ends. Graffiti...
Kenai City Council: Barry Eldridge

...Citizens Advisory Council PROPS Committee, public member(vice-chairman); Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District, director(past vice-chairman); Kenai Economic Development Strategies(KEDS) Action team, chairman; Salvation Army...
Business Briefs

...season simply by educating the consumer as to the lifecycle of the unnecessary waste. Karen Forsland, SBA Alaska District Director, said, "Small businesses like the Sourdough Express Bakery & Caf have tremendous impacts on their communities...
Business Briefs workshops slated * July 20 -- Two SBA Workshops: Hub Zone and 8(a) Programs (free). Sam Dickey, Deputy District Director of the U.S. SBA Anchorage will be hosting two SBA workshops on July 20. Preregistration is required for each...
Area barrel horse racers end year with district finals he's one of approximately 30 newcomers to the AK-01 NBHA district, one of two in the state, according to district director Karen Jensen, a solid sign the sport is becoming more mainstream. "It's growing a lot. There's just a lot...


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