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Exploration off 38%, producing mines strong

...municipal governments in Fairbanks, Juneau, Nome, the Northwest Arctic Borough and the Denali Borough, according to the McDowell Group data.About $100.2 million was paid to the state of Alaska in mining royalties, taxes, fees and rents, according...
Record pink harvest creates market glut

...action. So at this point even despite the heavy catch it looks like it's going OK."Seafood analyst Andy Wink of the McDowell Group, which works with the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, said the current inventory on pinks could last about...
Voices of the Peninsula: An open letter to Borough Mayor Dave Carey

...employers on the Peninsula with more than 280 employees. * The economic impact of the college in 2007 as measured by the McDowell Group was: * Total impact = $19 million * Direct spending in the borough = $10.4 million, which resulted in an additional...
Soldotna chamber to move?: City council considers concept for new location

As it stands, Soldotna's visitor center could do with some improvement. Smallish, largely hidden, and positioned in a way that necessitates the most frustrating of turning maneuvers, it isn't terribly resident- or tourist-friendly.
Visitor center move would benefit Soldotna

...There are no doubt questions about this proposition, and we want to answer some we have heard. Why do this at all? The McDowell Group prepared a feasibility and sustainability study for an enlarged visitor center and a future convention center. The...
Kenai Peninsula College produces more than just caps, gowns

...provides the local economy in terms of the people it employs and the money it spends though. The school recently had the McDowell Group, a research firm based out of Juneau and Anchorage, study just that. "The Contributions of Kenai Peninsula College...
Better diversity in schools leads to diverse workplace

In the coming years, Alaska's population is in for a serious shakeup: workplaces will become more racially diverse, young people will gradually edge out their seniors and the number of women will begin to creep up on the larger proportion of males, said state Department of Labor economist Neal Fried.
Employers, locals deal with substance abuse

...The cost to the state's economy was estimated at about $1.2 billion in 2010, according to a new report from the McDowell Group research and consulting firm. The report identifies productivity losses as the most expensive category affecting...
School board mulls studies the peninsula. District superintendent Steve Atwater announced at Monday's board of education meeting that the McDowell Group, a research based consulting firm in Anchorage and Juneau, estimated they could conduct an economic impact study...
Freight limits crimp salmon sales

...actually shipped because of the logistical limitations of the current air service, said Eric McDowell, a partner at the McDowell Group, a Juneau consulting firm. Alaska Airlines is the only carrier serving the area, and when demand peaks for air...


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