China’s restrictions on importing mixed paper and some plastics is affecting recycling worldwide. But in Southeast Alaska, most communities continue to accept those materials.
Legislation changing the way the Alaska Marine Highway System is run was introduced Friday. House Bill 412 calls for management and operations to be transferred to a publicly owned corporation.
Gil Truitt spent more than three decades teaching, coaching and leading teens at a government-run boarding high school. He’s been called a legend. Now, he’s received the highest form of recognition given by the state’s largest tribal government.
An Alaska Native corporation will soon provide support services for the U.S. Navy in Guantanamo Bay. It’s another step in the growth of the profit-making arm of the state’s largest tribal government.
The former state ferry Taku sailed passed Singapore Friday on the way to being scrapped. It will go for close to 10 times its purchase price.
Sealaska says its businesses are making more money and helping boost shareholder dividends. But much of the payout comes from other corporations’ resource earnings.
The state Senate’s spending plan cuts funding from the Alaska Marine Highway System – but not a lot.
Alaska officials have no plans to convert state ferries to electrical power. But they’re installing engines that could use natural gas as well as diesel.
Southeast Alaska’s regional Native corporation is making more money. That’s allowing it to double dividends and increase scholarships.
A statewide Native organization wants Alaskans to recognize, discuss and repair the impacts of racism.