More money is going into the House District 34 campaign than any other race in Southeast. That's the new Sitka-plus-Southeast Islands district, a close race between incumbent Bill Thomas and challenger Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins.
Devil’s club is probably best known as a plant to avoid at all costs. But several small Southeast Alaska companies have a different take. They’re turning the roots, stems and bark of the plant into rubs and salves to treat sore joints and damaged skin.
Authorities are searching southern Chichagof Island, near Sitka, for the brown bear or bears believed to be responsible in the fatal mauling of a Sitka man over the weekend.
More cruise ship tourists visited Alaska this year than last. But some ports did better than others.
Total of twelve boaters are the focus of Seward, Sitka, and Cordova area operations.
There are new developments in the battle over a popular fishing area near Sitka. The board of a closed college and a Native corporation have filed competing ownership claims.
The Coast Guard says a 50-foot fishing vessel capsized and sank while pulling in loaded salmon nets but another nearby boat rescued all five of the stricken vessel's crew members.
Here's a slideshow of July 4th photos from Douglas, Juneau, Sitka and Petersburg.
The Alaska Board of Fisheries addresses Southeast finfish issues starting on Friday (Feb. 24).
Members will consider 145 proposals from advisory boards, gear groups and individuals.
For the last four years, the Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit has brought together some of the brightest young minds in the industry. The gathering took place in Juneau for the first time this year.