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Petersburg beats its warm winter record

Petersburg beats its warm winter recordIf you thought this past winter was warmer, wetter, and grayer than normal…well, you’re right.

B.C. OKs another mine near AK border

B.C. OKs another mine near AK borderBritish Columbia recently granted provisional environmental approval to the Brucejack mine project, putting another gold mine upstream from Southeast Alaska a step closer to opening.

House OKs timber payments, but Alaskans can’t count on it

House OKs timber payments, but Alaskans can’t count on itA federal revenue-sharing program called Secure Rural Schools has been a million-dollar boon to some Alaska cities and boroughs, mostly in Southeast.

Petersburg processor tries to break into foreign shrimp markets

Petersburg processor tries to break into foreign shrimp marketsThe state’s first shrimp plant started there in 1916, but the market ceased being profitable and the last plant closed down ten years ago.

Southeast power agency plans to bond for dam raising

Southeast power agency plans to bond for dam raisingA power agency in southern Southeast is floating plans to finance a project to increase its hydro storage capacity by selling bonds.

Tongass chief ends 40-year Forest Service career

Tongass chief ends 40-year Forest Service careerThe man at the top of the Tongass is leaving soon. Forrest Cole will retire this spring after four decades with the U.S. Forest Service.

B.C. mine gets OK to test mill, tailings pond

B.C. mine gets OK to test mill, tailings pondA new copper and gold mine in Southeast Alaska’s Stikine River watershed is a significant step closer to opening.

Man pleads guilty in Petersburg rock pit explosion

Man pleads guilty in Petersburg rock pit explosionA man who injured himself in an explosion at Petersburg’s rock pit last July will not be going to trial on federal explosives charges.

Tongass transition panel chafes at early deadline

Tongass transition panel chafes at early deadlineMembers of the Tongass Advisory Committee are unhappy with U.S. Forest Service efforts to speed up their work.

Heavy rains prompt landslide warnings for Southeast communities

Heavy rains prompt landslide warnings for Southeast communitiesAnother large, wet and warm weather system is looming off the Southeast Alaska coast.
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