New research shows northern Southeast Alaska’s sea otter population is growing slower than in the southern part of the region. But it’s still expanding, which continues to worry fishermen and divers.
Alaska’s Marine Highway System is asking the Legislature to budget $22 million for new fast ferry engines. But it may not use the money if a lawsuit against the shipbuilder succeeds.
The Alaska Marine Highway System is making it easier for horse-owners to travel with their animals.
Governor Sean Parnell’s capital budget proposes improving eight Southeast boat harbors and making plans for another one. It also makes a payment toward a new state museum, library and archives building based in Juneau.
How do you improve Southeast Alaska’s economy? Business, government, and nonprofit group leaders met in Juneau this week to share and refine their ideas. Here’s an update on the Southeast Alaska Economic Development Cluster Summit.
Sealaska Corporation and the Organized Village of Kasaan have signed an agreement to allow the village to manage its cultural properties.
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A Pacific Northwest industry leader says Southeast Alaska’s cluster initiative could create jobs and grow the economy.
A popular Juneau recreation area is being checked for mercury contamination. Preliminary tests of Sandy Beach, on Douglas Island, show high levels, mostly likely from a long-closed mine nearby. But officials say there’s no need to stay away.
The decision, issued Monday, says a new district including Petersburg, part of Juneau and several other small Southeast communities meets the requirements of the Alaska Constitution.
Charles Clement will take over as President and Chief Executive Officer.