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.”
The Alaska Marine Highway System has finalized its summer 2012 schedule. Officials have made only one change since a draft was released in August.
More and more Southeast government buildings and businesses are turning to woody biomass for heat. Some experts say the region is close to having enough demand to justify building a pellet mill. But it won’t be easy.
Haida Energy is starting to build Prince of Wales Island’s next hydropower plant. But it still needs more funding. The Reynolds Creek hydroproject has long been a dream of the Haida village Native corporation, based in Hydaburg.