If you live in Galena, located on the north end of the Yukon River, the nearest big supermarket is in Fairbanks, 280 miles away and only accessible by air. The 484 residents there are grateful to have Sweetsir’s Store in town. The grocery and general-merchandise shop has served Galena and its many surrounding villages for decades.Read More >
We are proud to welcome our newest Fairbanks customer, The Liquor Well, to the Skurla’s family! Mitch and Rianna Twogood do an amazing job of providing a fantastic selection of potent potables, as well as selling Alaska made spirits. Located at 771 Badger Road in Fairbanks (North Pole), Alaska, they also carry some retail and convenience items.Read More >
Galena, Alaska is situated on the north bank of the Yukon River, 270 miles west of Fairbanks in the heart of the western Interior. Galena is the hub for smaller central Alaskan communities who depend upon Galena’s capacity to deliver health, education, cultural, social, and other services and conveniences. Every other year, Galena is one of 26 checkpoints for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.Read More >
Tuntutuliak, a Yup’ik Eskimo village is located about 40 miles from the coast of the Bering Sea. Qinarmuit Corporation in Tuntutuliak recently added the Aurora Alaska Tough Grocery System to their store. At 440 miles west of Anchorage and 40 miles southwest of Bethel, Tuntutuliak relies heavily on air transportation. Seaplanes can access the village seasonally due to its location on the Kinak River, and barges deliver goods approximately six times a year. Keeping their store well stocked is important. And using the sales movement reports can help store managers know what needs to be ordered and when.
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One of our newest Aurora Point Sale customers, Value Liquor, isn’t so new – in fact, they have been serving Anchorage customers since 1979! Locally owned by the Raney family, and with three locations: Klatt & Old Seward, Dimond & Artic Blvd and Jewel Lake Rd., they are one of the most convenient liquor stores in Anchorage.Read More >