Mark Edwards, an economist with Northrim Bank, speaks about the health of Alaska’s economy during the 2019 Alaska Economic Luncheon sponsored by Northrim Bank at the Baranof Hotel on Monday, April 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mark Edwards, an economist with Northrim Bank, speaks about the health of Alaska’s economy during the 2019 Alaska Economic Luncheon sponsored by Northrim Bank at the Baranof Hotel on Monday, April 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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