April Trends examines Alaska’s mix of industries and how they compare to the U.S. overall. Although we’ve started to resemble the rest of the country more, we’ll probably never quite get there. Also this month, we profile the town of Hyder, a unique Southeast Alaska community landlocked within
Canada. Finally, although low oil prices have wreaked havoc in Alaska in some ways, they’ve also contributed to the smallest inflation rate since 1988.