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Southeast “trash wood” finds new markets

Southeast “trash wood” finds new marketsSoutheast residents will be able to buy locally milled lumber in the future as small scale timber sales begin on Mitkof Island.

State ferry union averts strike

State ferry union averts strikeAlaska Marine Highway System captains and deck officers have avoided a strike that could have shut down ferry service across the state this weekend.

Alaska ferry workers approve new contract

Alaska ferry workers approve new contractThe Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific represents about 650 Alaska ferry workers

Juneau entrepreneurs bring basil to the masses

Juneau entrepreneurs bring basil to the masses“We know we’re probably not going to get rich, but it’s fun,” says Greg Smith.

Update: Power outage caused by Snettisham line fault

Update: Power outage caused by Snettisham line faultAlaska Electric Light & Power reports all customers were back on hydroelectric generation by early afternoon

Touring by Tesla

Touring by TeslaGuy Hall is an electric car evangelist. He drove from the California-Mexico border to Fairbanks in a Tesla Model S to spread the word.

Sealaska planning significant investments in Southeast

Sealaska planning significant investments in SoutheastNew Sealaska CEO Anthony Mallott says investing locally is part of the regional Native corporation’s strategy for reversing recent losses.

Assembly adopts ordinance to curb fencing of stolen goods

Assembly adopts ordinance to curb fencing of stolen goodsPolice Lt. David Campbell described property crimes as a “massive” problem in Juneau.

Tribal groups disagree about BC mine projects

Tribal groups disagree about BC mine projectsA dam failure at a British Columbia mine shows what could happen at proposed near-border mines. But some tribal governments strongly support development.

Farming in Southeast Alaska presents unique challenges

Farming in Southeast Alaska presents unique challengesSoutheast Alaska is seeing a rising demand for fresh, locally produced food.