The U.S. Forest Service is proposing the harvest of up to nine square miles of young growth timber on Prince of Wales Island. It’s part of a years-long transition away from old growth logging in the Tongass National Forest — and some in the timber industry worry they’ll be left behind. One of the project’s…
With intense storms expected to increase, experts want more data to support flood forecasts and infrastructure investments that keep communities out of harm’s way.
State officials announced Tuesday that Lonny Piscoya started in the job on Sept. 19, replacing Anne Sears, who retired last month.
Data in Alaska — and across the nation — continues to be lost or unusable due to under-investment in public health.
Members from the Ho-Chunk Nation and Bad River Tribe joined the Wisconsin Historical Society to recover the canoe last spring.
Ketchikan’s library director says she’d be forced to cut most programming and lay off half her staff. People who live outside city limits would not be eligible for a library card.
The Lingít community was hit hard when the community church was shuttered in a move considered racist.
About a dozen people who left the neighborhood ended up at a temporary shelter set up by the Red Cross and Capital City Fire/Rescue.
Scientists say the ancient fish weir may support the theory that the Pacific coast was settled by people traveling along the shoreline, living off the sea.
Supporters aren’t aware of any organized opposition, though a former city department manager says it’s the wrong time for the project, especially after the pandemic changed office space needs.
The National Weather Service in Juneau says its flood watch for Juneau, Skagway and Sitka remains in effect through Tuesday afternoon.
Council recommends investing settlement money so it can fund opioid abuse recovery efforts in perpetuity.