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.
Traditional Tlingit culture is filled with spiritual presence and powers that exist within and beyond direct experience. That’s according to University of Alaska Anchorage Anthropology Professor Steve Langdon.
Scholars and culture-bearers gather in Juneau this week for a clan conference focusing on Tlingit knowledge and traditions. It runs Wednesday night through Sunday morning at the capital city’s Centennial Hall.
A charcoal tree found embedded in pumice could help scientists learn more about Alaska volcanoes.
Can Southeast’s timber industry survive while only logging second-growth forests? An Oregon research group says it can. And it could happen sooner than many expect.
Southeast Alaska’s maritime economy provides more than a quarter of the wages paid in the region.
A popular medevac insurer is back in business after a several-month shutdown. Fairbanks-based Apollo Medi Trans failed to renew its license to operate in Alaska earlier this year.
The ferry LeConte is on schedule to return to service Tuesday, Oct. 8. The small ship was out of service Oct. 6-7 due to a generator failure.
SEACC’s executive director has left the organization. Lindsey Ketchel spent about five years with the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council.
A dozen Southeast entrepreneurs will attend an economic boot camp this month to learn how to develop a business plan.