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BC’s KSM mine nears environmental approval

BC’s KSM mine nears environmental approvalCanadian environmental officials have given provisional approval to a controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan.

Gull-egg harvest gets boost from Congress

Gull-egg harvest gets boost from CongressA bill allowing traditional gull-egg harvests in Glacier Bay is on its way to the president’s desk.

B.C. mines get financial boost, one to open soon

B.C. mines get financial boost, one to open soonCanadian investors are putting millions of new dollars into mining projects near the Southeast Alaska border. Critics say the projects could damage regional fisheries.

Composting, ecotours, distillery in running for Path to Prosperity prize

Composting, ecotours, distillery in running for Path to Prosperity prizeSoutheast Alaska entrepreneurs are getting a second chance to win $40,000 to develop regional businesses.

New ferry schedule has few changes

New ferry schedule has few changesThe ferry schedule for this fall, winter and spring is now available online. It's similar to last year's sailing calendar.

New Sealaska leaders promise growth, changes

New Sealaska leaders promise growth, changesSealaska has been losing money, but it's new board chairman and CEO say the regional Native corporation is gearing up for growth.

Soboleff wins Sealaska board seat, Nelson becomes chairman

Soboleff wins Sealaska board seat, Nelson becomes chairmanThe Sealaska regional Native corporation has a new board member and a new board chairman.

Boiler room fire delays Alaska-bound cruise ship

Boiler room fire delays Alaska-bound cruise shipAn Alaska-bound cruise ship had to return to Seattle late Saturday after a small fire broke out on board.

How will Sealaska solve its money problems?

How will Sealaska solve its money problems?Sealaska holds its annual shareholders’ meeting Saturday near Seattle where a new CEO will take over.

B.C. mine developers defend near-border projects

B.C. mine developers defend near-border projectsWe’ve heard a lot about environmental damage from mines planned for northwest British Columbia, just across Alaska’s border. But we haven’t heard a lot from mine advocates. Now, we have.