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Report: SE AK Economic growth flattening


PETERSBURG – Southeast Alaska’s economic growth is flattening out after five strong years, according to a new report for Southeast Conference.

Southeast Alaska by the Numbers, a report prepared every year ahead of the regional development group’s

annual September meeting, has mostly good news for the region.

The report covers changes in population, jobs and visitors from 2010 to 2015.

Compared to 2010, Southeast is faring well in four of five major areas: Population, labor force, job earnings and visitors, all of which saw growth of at least 4 percent. However, many of these took hit...

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