Haines Assembly members are divided on so-called “sin taxes” on tobacco and marijuana. They heard some opposition to the proposal at a meeting Tuesday when residents raised concerns that the taxes could hurt low-income people and a budding industry.
Municipal employee wage increases and other changes will cost Wrangell close to a half-million dollars over three years. That includes terms of a collective bargaining agreement accepted earlier this month and similar changes for non-union employees approved this week.
A man suffering from chest pain was hoisted from a fishing vessel Wednesday night by the U.S. Coast Guard Wednesday night. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Juneau received a medevac request the F/V Kindred Spirit, saying a crew member was…
A green sponge discovered in 2005 in Southeast Alaska waters has unique properties that could be used to treat certain types of cancer. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hosted a news conference Wednesday morning.