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Ketchikan considers International Joint Commission involvement on transboundary mines issue

Ketchikan considers International Joint Commission involvement on transboundary mines issueA number of proposed mines close to rivers that flow from British Columbia into Alaska have raised concerns among conservation, fishing industry and Native groups.

Sitka herring forecast lowest in a decade

Sitka herring forecast lowest in a decadeFish and Game expects 44,237 tons of herring to spawn in and around Sitka Sound. That’s the lowest forecast in a decade, and well below the past several years when forecasts have consistently been above 70,000 tons.

Bear cub shot and killed after fatal mauling

Authorities shot and killed a brown bear cub Monday on Chichagof Island. It's believed to be one of three responsible for the fatal mauling of a Sitka man over the weekend.

UPDATED: Man dead after bear mauling near Sitka

UPDATED: Man dead after bear mauling near SitkaAuthorities are searching southern Chichagof Island, near Sitka, for the brown bear or bears believed to be responsible in the fatal mauling of a Sitka man over the weekend.

One injured in Sitka Coast Guard boiler explosion

A civilian contractor was injured Wednesday at Coast Guard Air Station Sitka when a biomass boiler exploded in the station’s main hangar. This incident happened … more

Ketchikan Council again rejects community priority list

The hot potato that is the 2014 community priority request list will go back to the executive committee for review.

Adzers are hard at work

Adzing work continues on the finals beams meant for the ongoing construction of the Chief Shakes Tribal House in Wrangell.

Southeast energy projects on the move

The final day of Southeast Conference presentations ended Wednesday with a focus on what is not only a regional, but a statewide concern: energy.