A court decision allowing the Big Thorne timber sale will help speed changes in Tongass logging. But opponents say it will damage other Southeast Alaska industries.
Prince Rupert leaders are in Juneau this week to lobby for continued connections with Southeast Alaska.
Saxman has lost its request for a zoning change that would have allowed it to bring in mobile buildings that proponents said would benefit tourists to the southeast Alaska community.
Business, government and other regional leaders will meet in Juneau March 17-18 for the Southeast Conference’s Mid-Session Summit.
Cruise lines that sail Alaska waters are installing new pollution-control equipment. Scrubbers are aimed at clearing the air — and meeting new regulations. But it’s also dodging some stronger, more expensive measures.
The Southeast Alaska Food Bank has doubled its inventory in recent years and is lacking the freezer space to preserve it all. The nonprofit hopes to expand its facilities on city-owned land to build additional storage.
A skier who was testing slopes near Haines for an upcoming international ski competition was injured in an avalanche this morning.
One of the Alaska Marine Highway’s new ferry engines is down. That could affect service in Southeast and Prince William Sound.
The winning entry will serve as the cover art for an agency publication detailing the 2015- to 2017 subsistence management regulations for fish and shellfish in federal waters of Alaska.
Earl Stewart will take over as Tongass forest supervisor in May. He's moving up from Arizona, where he’s in charge of the Coconino National Forest.