The president’s announcement is being celebrated in Dillingham.
APC is expected to revise its rates again next year because when it folds its newly acquired Gustavus Electric into its rate structure.
The intertie could make cheap hydroelectric power available to the 600 residents of Kake, who rely on costly diesel generators.
A year ago, the same facility leaked an estimated 55-hundred gallons of gas into the salt water after a fuel line broke at Kake Tribal’s dock.
A bill transferring 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest to Sealaska has passed Congress.
Scientists know climate change is altering rain and snowfall patterns in the Tongass National Forest. A new study details how that could affect salmon and suggests what can be done.
If the moratorium hadn’t passed, Alaska’s fishing fleet would have had to comply with new regulations the industry claims are unworkable.
An article published last month in the Journal of Heredity concludes that DNA evidence does not support listing Southeast Alaska wolves as a distinct sub-species for protection under the Endangered Species Act. However, others say the same research supports that distinction.
Seven crew have been rescued from Oryong 501 sinking Nov. 3. 27 bodies were recovered, and 26 are still missing.