Officials from 10 federal agencies will meet Thursday (August 9th) with tribal leaders from northern Southeast Alaska. It’s one in a series of regional tribal collaboration gatherings.
The U.S. House passed a bill today ceding tens of thousands of acres of the Tongass National Forest to the Sealaska Native Corporation.
Two murder cases and a case alleging sexual abuse of a minor could preoccupy prosecutors and defenders.
The Alaska Local Boundary Commission is wrapping up three days of hearings in Petersburg on its petition to incorporate into a borough, bringing along with it an area north to the Juneau borough, south to the Wrangell borough, west to include roughly half of Kupreanof Island and east to the Canadian border.
The U.S. Senate has rejected an amendment today (Thursday) by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski to require a comprehensive study before genetically engineered salmon can be … more
Southeast Alaska’s largest tribal organization is pushing for changes in sea-otter management.
Tlingit-Haida Central Council delegates passed an otter resolution at their tribal assembly last week in Juneau.
An audio slideshow of the Alaska Folk Festival, 2012.
The Alaska Board of Fisheries addresses Southeast finfish issues starting on Friday (Feb. 24).
Members will consider 145 proposals from advisory boards, gear groups and individuals.
Alaska Federation of Natives President Julie Kitka warns that the continuing federal budget battle could impact essential services.
But she says it’s hard to tell where the ax will fall.
The senator representing Alaska’s largest legislative district is suggesting major changes to the state’s Permanent Fund and the governor’s scholarship program.