The Alaska Marine Highway System could be another casualty of federal budget battles. Money used to repair and maintain the aging ferry fleet could become much tighter in the near future.
Alaska’s ferry advisory panel wants a few changes in Southeast’s transportation system. That could include new roads, such as one across Baranof Island from Sitka, that would shorten ferry routes.
Sealaska has lost some its California casino land to foreclosure. But the regional Native corporation says it won’t hinder the project. The hundred-million-dollar-plus hotel and casino will be built about 85 miles north of San Francisco.
One of Southeast Alaska’s lifelong art enthusiasts has passed away. Barbara Kalen suffered a heart attack at her Skagway home Tuesday night. She was 86 … more
Alaska’s Timber Jobs Task Force is looking for ways to increase logging and milling employment. It recently held its fifth meeting in Coffman Cove, on Prince of Wales Island.
The Alaska Native Brotherhood and Sisterhood are becoming closer. The longtime Southeast advocacy groups voted last week to work under the same, updated constitution. Before, they were separate.
The Alaska Division of Elections has rejected a recall application for Ketchikan state Representative Kyle Johansen. District One Republicans, who launched the recall effort in … more
Several Alaska communities are making plans for geothermal generation of electricity. They’re also learning from existing projects – and mistakes.
A state-sponsored economic development panel wants suggestions for creating new timber industry jobs.
The Alaska Timber Jobs Task Force will hear comments from the public during a meeting Friday and Saturday in Coffman Cove. The town is a former logging camp on Prince of Wales Island.
The Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood are celebrating a big anniversary. Their 99th Grand Camp Convention in Klawock has the theme, “Reviewing 100 Years of History – Preparing for the Next.”