Washington man to drive tractor 6K miles to Alaska for diabetes

· July 19, 2018

An Arlington, Washington man has started a 6,000 mile trek on his 1956 John Deere tractor in the hopes of raising awareness for juvenile onset diabetes. Jeff Newell, 56, who has lived with and been treated for juvenile onset diabetes since the age of 11, left July 11 for Prudhoe Bay, Alaska on a tractor […]

Giant Alaskan ranch started by Alberta ag students up for sale

· June 28, 2018

For ranchers looking to plant their roots on the last frontier, you may be in luck. A massive 500,000 acre ranch in Alaska has hit the global market for $19.9 million. Bernard Uechtritz’ Icon Global Group has  announced the market launch of Bering Pacific Ranches, situated on Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, Umnak and Unalaska. Nestled between […]

Alaska commercial dairy shuts down due to labor shortage

· May 31, 2017

One of two commercial dairies left in Alaska, Northern Lights Dairy is shutting its doors for the summer, citing labor shortage. Located six hours northwest of Anchorage, Northern Lights Dairy  sent its last delivery earlier this month and will remain closed until at least the fall. According to the Daily News-Miner, owners Don and Lois […]

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