A bill making it easier to build a road to Prince of Wales Island mines has gotten some attention in the nation’s Capitol.
Southeast Alaska’s new redistricting boundaries eliminate the possibility of at least one House election rematch. But they could lead to some other challenges.
The latest design for new shuttle ferries includes covered car decks. But it doesn’t address some other concerns, such as minimal food service.
What helps – or hurts – the health of Gulf of Alaska’s fisheries? More than 40 scientists from 11 institutions are searching for answers as part of a five-year study of the gulf’s vast ecosystem.
The financial picture is improving for the Inter-Island Ferry Authority, which connects Prince of Wales Island and Ketchikan. But the southern Southeast system still needs more money to maintain a full schedule all year.
A new redistricting plan keeps Ketchikan with Wrangell. Petersburg is in with Sitka and Craig. Downtown Juneau is with Haines and Skagway. The Mendenhall Valley remains its own district.
A bike path in Saxman, a bridge replacement in Juneau and trail improvements in Sitka are on the list of federally-funded transportation projects for Southeast Alaska.
Haines and Skagway should be in the same election district as Juneau. The Capital City’s Mendenhall Valley wants to stay on its own. Petersburg doesn’t want to be split up. And the whole redistricting process has been a boondoggle.
Southeast’s regional Native corporation is out of the plastics business. Sealaska sold its share of factories in Alabama, Iowa and Guadalajara, Mexico, on Monday.
Southeast Alaskans get their say on election district boundaries at a meeting today in Juneau.