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Sitka hospital CEO alleges assault, leaves town

Sitka hospital CEO alleges assault, leaves townSitka Community Hospital CEO Jeff Comer didn't attend a scheduled discussion with the Sitka Assembly on Friday after allegedly being assaulted.

Snowless Southeast weather expected to continue

Snowless Southeast weather expected to continueIf the trend continues, snowpacks will be smaller and hydropower plants could run out of water in the summer. Salmon streams could run low, making it harder for fry to leave and adults to spawn.

Canada OKs KSM mine’s environmental plans

Canada OKs KSM mine’s environmental plansA controversial mine near Southeast Alaska’s border won approval from Canada’s federal government on Friday. That worries critics, who say the development could pollute salmon-bearing rivers.

Sealaska lands bill passes Congress

Sealaska lands bill passes CongressA bill transferring 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest to Sealaska has passed Congress.

Study: Climate change hurting salmon habitat

Study: Climate change hurting salmon habitatScientists know climate change is altering rain and snowfall patterns in the Tongass National Forest. A new study details how that could affect salmon and suggests what can be done.

Greens Creek receives final tailings expansion permit

Greens Creek receives final tailings expansion permitThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finalized a wastewater and tailings disposal permit for the Greens Creek Mine near Juneau.

First winter snowfall breaks Juneau records

First winter snowfall breaks Juneau recordsMore than 8 inches of snow fell at Juneau International Airport on Sunday.

Juneau Housing First project inches closer to reality

Juneau Housing First project inches closer to realityJuneau is getting closer to becoming the third community in Alaska with a Housing First project to provide the chronically homeless with housing.

Ferry Taku out of service for repairs Dec. 8-15

Ferry Taku out of service for repairs Dec. 8-15The Alaska Marine Highway ferry Taku will go into drydock for repairs the second week of December.

Forest Service: Transition means fewer unmilled logs

Forest Service: Transition means fewer unmilled logsAbout half of the timber cut in the Tongass National Forest is shipped in the round. When all that unmilled timber leaves the region, potential jobs leave with it.