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Rescued Southeast dogs, cats need foster homes

Rescued Southeast dogs, cats need foster homes

McGee could be the face of a bleak holiday for some Southeast dogs and cats. The Ketchikan Humane Society is looking for temporary Christmas homes for its rescued pets.

Update: LeConte’s return pushed back a day

Update: LeConte’s return pushed back a day

The ferry LeConte will return to service at least a day later than expected. Thursday sailings have been canceled due to ongoing bow-thruster repairs.

LeConte sailings cancelled through the weekend

LeConte sailings cancelled through the weekend

A broken bow thruster on the ferry LeConte will disrupt several hundred northern Southeast residents’ Thanksgivings.

Update: State tells medevac payment program to drop Alaska members

Update: State tells medevac payment program to drop Alaska members

A medevac service popular in Southeast will no longer offer its insurance program in Alaska

Sealaska dividends total close to $12 million

Sealaska dividends total close to $12 million

Most Sealaska shareholders will get a $713 check or direct deposit in about two weeks.

Sealaska CEO lobbies Obama on subsistance, 8(a) contracts

Sealaska CEO lobbies Obama on subsistance, 8(a) contracts

A Southeast Native corporation CEO was one of a dozen Native leaders who met with President Obama as part of last week’s White House Tribal Nations Conference.

Spelling bee, math games teach Tlingit

Spelling bee, math games teach Tlingit

It’s no secret that fewer and fewer people can fluently speak Alaska Native languages. And while there’s renewed interest, it’s hard to get beyond nouns and verbs.

Educator makes case for Native spirituality

Educator makes case for Native spirituality

Most Northern Native people have had their traditional spirituality squeezed out of them.

Glacier Bay tribal house starts construction soon

Glacier Bay tribal house starts construction soon

A tribal house in the former home of Southeast Alaska’s Huna Tlingits will go out to bid this winter.

Fisheries group sets legislative priorities

Fisheries group sets legislative priorities

A major commercial fishing organization is pushing for more funding to put seafood on school lunch tables. The United Fishermen of Alaska’s Board of Directors set that as a priority during its recent meeting in Sitka.