A Juneau photographer has donated a large collection of his father’s work to a Southeast Alaska cultural group. The archive documents the career of Amos Wallace, a nationally known Tlingit carver. It will be used to teach a new generation of artists about traditional – and more recent – techniques.
Many communities in Southeast Alaska have seen population declines for a decade or more, but there appears to be a turnaround.
Five NOAA scientists are scouting Southeast Alaska beaches for debris from last year’s Japanese tsunami.
The latest reapportionment plan makes no changes to Southeast Alaska election district boundaries. But parts of that plan will likely be altered because it does not meet federal requirements protecting minority voting strength.
The state’s Marine Transportation Advisory Board has added its voice to a legislative citation commending the Alaska Marine Highway System.
Activists across Alaska are organizing to protect local watersheds. They met last week in Juneau to compare notes and make plans for future efforts.
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.
This year’s Celebration Native cultural event will have an added focus on art.
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.
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