What’s the most effective and economically feasible method of curbing water pollution from large tour ships?
A Southeast Alaska dance group performs this weekend (Aug. 18-19) at a major Southwest U.S. Native arts event. Other regional artists are also sharing Southeast Native culture and learning how to better market their art.
All lanes of Egan Drive are now open after Juneau Police closed traffic in both directions this afternoon while responding to a fatal accident involving a motorcycle and a car at the Juneau-Douglas Bridge. This is a developing story. Check back for details.
A U.S. House Committee passed an amendment to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act this morning that would force the government to recognize Alexander Creek as an Alaska Native village under ANCSA.
If an oil spill hits Glacier Bay, there’s a better chance of cleaning it up. The Southeast Alaska Petroleum Resource Organization has cached additional oil spill-response equipment at the Gustavus Airport, not far from the mouth of the bay.
Here’s a slideshow of July 4th photos from Douglas, Juneau, Sitka and Petersburg.
More oyster farms are opening up in Southeast Alaska. It’s part of an effort to create jobs through tribal businesses in small communities. (With an OysterFest slideshow.)
Pat Moore hosts. We’ll hear Beth Weigel’s Mudroom presentation from last season; Jack Gregson, past president of the Juneau Amateur Radio Club, will give us … more
Murkowski says the Niblack and Bokan Mountain mines could provide stable, well-paying jobs for hundreds of people. But with no roads to either site, workers would have to be boated or flown to and from the mines.