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Icicle Seafoods in Petersburg is being sold

...Icicle CEO Chris Ruettgers says the company is pleased to be moving forward with the deal.Icicle is the largest private employer in the town of Petersburg. It draws about 600 workers to its cannery during the summer fishing season.It is still...
Petersburg's Icicle Seafoods being sold

...long-term contracts to continue Icicle's many seafood operations.Icicle, which started in 1965, is the largest private employer in the town of Petersburg. It brings about 600 workers to its cannery during the summer fishing season.
Wal-Mart Alaska's second-largest private employer

...September 2007. A 2008 snapshot of information from the Labor Department ranks Wal-Mart as the No. 2 overall private employer in Juneau behind Fred Meyer. Statewide, Providence Health & Services, including Providence Alaska Medical Center...
ERC Editorial: Farmed Atlantic salmon for sale in Juneau - what's up with that?

...Juneau fishermen earned a total of $25 million in gross earnings from their catch. Commercial fishing is the largest private employer in our region and a major overall employer in our local community. Twelve percent of all earnings in our region...
Maritime Festival will bring familiar and new fun

...makes as a fishing town.Welch hopes that Juneau will take away the message that the seafood industry is its No. 1 private employer, and that the fishery resources are what attracts and retains the presence of the Coast Guard, NOAA researchers...
Empire Editorial: Take head taxes off the chopping block

...improvements and other features that encourage the cruise industry to come here. Tourism is Alaska's second-largest private employer, but this industry also inflicts costs on the public. We have a head tax to offset this cost.Taking communities...
Empire Editorial: When the helpers need help

...look to the Affordable Care Act health care exchange. At the time of the decision, REACH was the fourth-largest private employer in Juneau, providing a range of services for adults and children with developmental disabilities in Southeast Alaska...
Alaska Editorial: Gamble's request from UA campuses points toward new policy

...reason for regents to act.President Gamble has cited a 2013 Ohio State University study of the annual cost to a private employer of someone who smokes tobacco. The cost: $5,816 per employee, a total that includes medical costs and lost...
REACH to drop employee health care plan, Human Resources Director Brandon Cullum said. According to its website, REACH is the fourth largest private employer in Juneau.Cullum said the decision was made "because of fast rising costs" and new requirements through the Affordable...
Salmon species other than kings thriving around state

...enough to sustain the salmon fishermen."Not counting the sport fishing industry, commercial fishing is the No. 1 private employer in Alaska, with more than 60,000 people working in all sectors from fishing to processing and support services...


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