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The Tongass tightrope: Balancing diverse interests by committee

The Tongass tightrope: Balancing diverse interests by committee

Tongass Advisory Committee member Eric Nichols says it's a huge challenge to come up with policies for a viable timber industry without old growth.
Union reps assail settlement touted by Sullivan

Union reps assail settlement touted by Sullivan

Union representatives say former Alaska attorney general Dan Sullivan dropped the ball in settling a professional malpractice lawsuit.…

Can the Tongass support sustainable logging?

Can the Tongass support sustainable logging?

A regional committee tasked with advising the U.S. Forest Service on how to manage logging in the Tongass begins three days of meetings in Juneau…

Alaska Natives wait… and wait, for healthcare law exemption

Alaska Natives wait… and wait, for healthcare law exemption

Alaska Natives and American Indians have to apply for a lifetime exemption from the healthcare law and the federal government is mishandling many of those…

USDA to buy up to $13M in canned pink salmon

USDA to buy up to $13M in canned pink salmon

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to buy up to $13 million in canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down…

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Temporary brown bear hunting closure opposed

Temporary brown bear hunting closure opposed

A proposed temporary closure of brown bear hunting inside the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is drawing opposition.…

Court agrees to review Alaska Roadless Rule case

Court agrees to review Alaska Roadless Rule case

A full panel of 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will review the decision exempting the Tongass from…

U.S. Dept. of Energy hopes to assist rural communities with renewable projects

U.S. Dept. of Energy hopes to assist rural communities with renewable projects

Energy costs are rising and state and federal budgets are overstretched, putting pressure on communities in rural Alaska…

Senate candidates stake ground in unconventional first debate

Senate candidates stake ground in unconventional first debate

It was the most harmonious moment of a night where the two candidates disagreed on nearly everything…

Ad alleges Begich shortchanges his female staff – Is it true?

Ad alleges Begich shortchanges his female staff – Is it true?

An ad running against Sen. Mark Begich attacks him on his support for women – exactly where he…

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