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Rescues, service bring ferry system attention

Rescues, service bring ferry system attentionThe state’s Marine Transportation Advisory Board has added its voice to a legislative citation commending the Alaska Marine Highway System.

Alaska watershed groups plan more collaboration

Activists across Alaska are organizing to protect local watersheds. They met last week in Juneau to compare notes and make plans for future efforts.

Otter measure drops whole-pelt sales provision

The House Resources Committee has approved a scaled-back measure aimed at increasing sea otter harvests. It’s a significant change for the resolution authored by Wrangell Representative Peggy Wilson.

Celebration 2012 embraces Native art

This year’s Celebration Native cultural event will have an added focus on art.

Southeast 2011 roundup: Redistricting, roadless, ferries

One of Southeast Alaska’s biggest stories of 2011 was reapportionment, or election district realignment. Population shifts will cost the region two of its eight legislative seats in the 2012 elections. And some felt the way the districts were reconfigured divided close communities.

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

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