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New Hoonah dock could boost tourism numbers

New Hoonah dock could boost tourism numbersHoonah’s Icy Strait Point tourist attraction could see more visitors once a new cruise ship dock is built.

Eight Southeast cities plan for scrap-metal recycling

Eight Southeast cities plan for scrap-metal recyclingA Ketchikan company will soon begin collecting and recycling scrap metal from Wrangell, Petersburg and six Prince of Wales Island communities.

Hoonah cruise-ship dock back on track

Hoonah cruise-ship dock back on trackHoonah and its village Native corporation are moving ahead with plans to build a cruise-ship pier near town.

Grants will bring classes, medical care to villages

Grants will bring classes, medical care to villagesA federal grant will help expand class options for some Prince of Wales Island students.

Ferry Taku out of service for repairs Dec. 8-15

Ferry Taku out of service for repairs Dec. 8-15The Alaska Marine Highway ferry Taku will go into drydock for repairs the second week of December.

Forest Service: Transition means fewer unmilled logs

Forest Service: Transition means fewer unmilled logsAbout half of the timber cut in the Tongass National Forest is shipped in the round. When all that unmilled timber leaves the region, potential jobs leave with it.

My Brother’s Keeper program comes to Southeast

My Brother’s Keeper program comes to SoutheastSoutheast Alaska’s Tlingit and Haida Central Council has joined My Brother’s Keeper, a nationwide effort to help young men of color succeed.

Report: Subsidized logging costs feds millions

Report: Subsidized logging costs feds millionsA new report says the Forest Service is wasting millions of dollars by propping up a failing Southeast Alaska timber industry.

Ferry system delays youth travel restrictions

Ferry system delays youth travel restrictionsThe Alaska Marine Highway System won’t ban solo travel by children and teen-agers, at least for now.

Sealaska dividends range from $80 to $980

Sealaska dividends range from $80 to $980Sealaska’s winter shareholders’ dividends will again include no operational profits. That reflects last year’s multi-million-dollar deficit.