Gov. Parnell to announce dividend amount Sept. 17

JUNEAU (AP) — Alaskans will find out the size of their Permanent Fund dividends next week.
Gov. Sean Parnell is set to announce the amount on Sept. 17 in Anchorage.
Dividends are distributed annually to Alaska residents who meet certain requirements, with the amount based on a five-year average of the Alaska Permanent Fund’s investment earnings.
Last year, dividend recipients each received $900.