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Fishing boat sinks near Sitka AK; crew rescued

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.

Southeast celebrates the Fourth of July

Southeast celebrates the Fourth of JulyHere's a slideshow of July 4th photos from Douglas, Juneau, Sitka and Petersburg.

Fisheries board takes up Southeast allocation issues

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.

Summit molds young fishermen into industry leaders

Summit molds young fishermen into industry leadersFor 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.

Ferry Taku breaks down again, sailings cancelled

Ferry Taku breaks down again, sailings cancelledThe ferry Taku may be back in action on Thursday (January 26th), after its second breakdown this month. The 370-passenger ship was tied up in Juneau Sunday night due to a problem with its propeller control system. Officials then cancelled a roundtrip sailing to Prince Rupert.

Sitka CG aviator faces uncertain future after hearing

Sitka CG aviator faces uncertain future after hearingLt. Lance Leone faces charges related to negligence and dereliction of duty after the July 2010 crash of his H-60 helicopter. Those closest to him say the incident won't keep him from flying.

Helo pilot, CG command await report on crash charges

Additional charge being investigated as hearing winds down on allegations of dereliction of duty and negligence against Lieutenant Lance Leone.

Charges filed against Juneau and Sitka guides

Three Southeast residents face charges related to charter fishing violations.

Small pleasure craft rescued near Hoonah

It's the second rescue this week of a pleasure craft stranded in Southeast waters.

SE votes on plastic bags, hydro, alcohol tax

Southeast Alaskans head to the polls on Tuesday, October 4th. They will choose city and borough leaders and voice opinions on a variety of ballot … more