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2008 Tongass plan to be reviewed, amended

2008 Tongass plan to be reviewed, amended

The Forest Service has decided to make changes in its Tongass land management plan.

SEARHC medevacs turned over to private company

SEARHC medevacs turned over to private company

Guardian Flight takes over all SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium medevacs on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Cruise season short of million-passenger mark

Cruise season short of million-passenger mark

This year’s Alaska cruise-ship season has ended. Close to a million passengers sailed through Southeast this summer, with many traveling on to points north and west.

7 things you may not know about Alaska Airlines

7 things you may not know about Alaska Airlines

Maybe you’ve memorized your town’s flight schedule. But did you know all this?

Growth group pushes new Tongass approach

Growth group pushes new Tongass approach

The Southeast Conference wants to change the way the Tongass National Forest is managed.

Southeast population, payroll hit record highs

Southeast population, payroll hit record highs

Southeast Alaska has more residents – and more jobs – than ever. That’s according to a report released during the Southeast Conference’s annual meeting in Sitka.

Southeast leaders consider region’s maritime industry

Southeast leaders consider region’s maritime industry

About 250 Panhandle business, government and nonprofit leaders will gather in Sitka Sept. 17-19.

Carnival cruise ships installing air-pollution “scrubbers”

Carnival cruise ships installing air-pollution “scrubbers”

The world’s largest cruise corporation will soon install new pollution-control equipment on 32 of its ships. Carnival, Princess and Holland-America vessels sailing Alaska waters are likely to be among those getting the gear.

Huna Totem may build own dock without city grant

Huna Totem may build own dock without city grant

Hoonah’s village Native corporation may build its own cruise-ship dock, bypassing a city effort funded by the Legislature.

Medevac insurance company regains license

Medevac insurance company regains license

Apollo Medi Trans, a popular medevac insurance company, has its state license back. But it’s not quite ready to sign up new customers or renew policies.