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Ferry LeConte ready to sail

Ferry LeConte ready to sail

The ferry LeConte ties up in Juneau.

The ferry LeConte is ready to carry paying passengers again.

State transportation officials say the Juneau-based ship will … more

Rescued Southeast dogs, cats need foster homes

Rescued Southeast dogs, cats need foster homesMcGee 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 dayThe 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 weekendA 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 membersA 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 millionMost 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) contractsA 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 TlingitIt’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 spiritualityMost 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 soonA tribal house in the former home of Southeast Alaska’s Huna Tlingits will go out to bid this winter.