All around the world at precisely the same time, weather balloons are released and rise to the top of the earth’s atmosphere. Sensors attached to the 5-feet wide balloons take snapshots of the weather every few seconds - temperature, humidity, pressure, and wind speed - as they rise up to 100,000 feet and drift as far as 125 miles depending on wind speeds.
Alaskans and the rest of the nation are taking time this weekend to honor U.S. military veterans. Veterans Day, recognized each November 11, is a time to recognize and honor those who served in the US Armed Forces. According to the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Alaska Natives and American Indians have played a vital role in the military.
Sealaska's board of directors approved a fall shareholder distribution totaling nearly $15.5 million, during its board meeting on Nov. 2, 2018. The November distribution is $8.19 per share for urban and at-large shareholders and $3.04 per share for village, descendant and elder shareholders. This distribution reflects strong growth from Sealaska’s businesses as well as investments and income from Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANSCA) Section 7(i) revenue sharing.
The 2018 midterm elections are Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 and will feature hundreds of congressional, state and local races across the country. Throughout this election season, Sealaska collaborated with the Get Out The Native Vote (GOTNV) Southeast Alaska Partners to enhance candidate engagement and voter education.
Sealaska Constructors was awarded multiple federal construction contracts at the end of September performing installation, design and renovations to government and military facilities across the country.