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Businesses donate $10,000 to the First Alaskans Institute

ANCHORAGE - Crowley Maritime Corporation and Gunderson Marine made a $10,000 joint donation to the First Alaskans Institute recently to further advance education and cultural enrichment for Alaska Natives.
Permanent Fund Corp. adopts new pay plan

The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. will give raises to nearly one-third of its staff beyond cost of living, saying wages have fallen behind similar positions.
My Turn: Permanent Fund takes new approach to asset allocation

The Board of Trustees of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. recently changed how we describe and categorize investments. They now use an allocation that groups assets based on risk characteristics, rather than by the type of investment. The underlying investments and their proportions haven't changed significantly, and are very similar to allocations from recent years, with a similar risk profile.
New investment officer to oversee permafund

The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. has hired Allan Moore as its new Chief Investment Officer.
Permanent fund warned of lower earnings

This year's permanent fund dividend will be smaller than last year's, and market projections for the next several years aren't looking good for a big rebound, the Alaska Permanent Fund Board of Trustees heard Thursday.
Sheldon Jackson names new president

Tiny Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka, which nearly closed five years ago, has named a new president and is looking to solidify its future.
Juneau briefly

Salvation Army seeking gift applicants; Airport: Hold the masks, makeup; Disaster training offered next month; Dates set for Native Celebration
Department of Law supports dividend payment

Alaska's Permanent Fund dividend checks might amount to about $1,500 this year, despite the recent, unprecedented decline in the Permanent Fund.
Permanent fund may look into a new location

The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.'s trustees this week will hear a proposal for studying a move of the fund's headquarters from Juneau to Anchorage. The trustees are meeting in Anchorage today and Thursday, and will hear the proposal Thursday.


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