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Update: Coast Guard searching for vessel, emergency beacon

Update: Coast Guard searching for vessel, emergency beaconThe Coast Guard in Southeast Alaska is trying to track down an emergency beacon and the vessel it’s registered to, the Phyllis Ann.

Coast Guard rescues two people after rough landing near Gustavus

The Cessna 180 nosed over in the Endicott River Wilderness north of Gustavus

SE ballots cover taxes, repairs and construction

SE ballots cover taxes, repairs and constructionSome Southeast Alaska voters will consider how to raise revenue and spend it on Tuesday's municipal elections.

Tobacco tax before Petersburg voters

Tobacco tax before Petersburg votersA pack of smokes will cost another two bucks if a ballot measure passes in Petersburg.

Cruise traffic level, but could grow soon

Cruise traffic level, but could grow soonAlaska’s cruise ship season ended last week with a similar number of visitors as in 2013. But the next few years could be different.

Petersburg considers changes to senior sales tax exemption

Petersburg considers changes to senior sales tax exemptionFour measures on the Oct. 7 ballot could change Petersburg's senior citizen sales-tax exemption

Art is big business in Southeast Alaska

Art is big business in Southeast AlaskaWhat are the arts worth to Southeast Alaska? A new economic study says at least $60 million a year in business.

DOT puts out new Juneau Access Project document

DOT puts out new Juneau Access Project documentThe Southeast Alaska Conservation Council says it is likely to challenge the new supplemental environmental impact statement.

The Tongass tightrope: Balancing diverse interests by committee

The Tongass tightrope: Balancing diverse interests by committeeTongass Advisory Committee member Eric Nichols says it's a huge challenge to come up with policies for a viable timber industry without old growth.

Can the Tongass support sustainable logging?

Can the Tongass support sustainable logging?A regional committee tasked with advising the U.S. Forest Service on how to manage logging in the Tongass begins three days of meetings in Juneau today.