A number of Southeast leaders are upset about the governor’s plan to scale back the Alaska Class Ferry project. He made his announcement Tuesday in Ketchikan. Legislators and members of an advisory board say they should have been consulted first.
Angoon Democratic Senator Albert Kookesh ends his 18-year career at the Capitol when the Legislature is sworn in this January. But the longtime Southeast Alaska politician still has plenty on his plate.
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell says the state will immediately begin negotiations with the Ketchikan shipyard to design the first of at least two smaller ferries, rather than the 350-foot ship that had been planned.
There’s a baby boom going on with Alaska’s humpback whales. Slow-but-steady population growth is good news for the species, as well as whale-watchers. But it could be bad news for boaters, hatcheries and the herring fleet.
State officials say a magazine article about shellfish incorrectly states when they can be gathered safely.
Alaskans are celebrating the life today (Nov. 26) of a Juneau prison innovator, death-penalty opponent and author.
Charles Campbell, 88, died last month from pancreatic … more
What’s it look like inside an octopus? You probably don’t want to know, at least first-hand. That’s unless you’re a student dissecting one during this month’s Sitka WhaleFest
Election officials say Haines Republican Rep. Bill Thomas now holds a two-vote lead over Sitka Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins.
Sealaska shareholders will soon get their largest end-of-year dividend in three years. But it’s mostly due to the success of another regional Native corporation.
Juneau’s three legislative seats saw no changes in Tuesday’s election.
Both its state representatives were unopposed and the capital city’s senator wasn’t even on the … more