Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP)killed two people in Southeast in 2010 and dozens more have fallen ill over the recorded history of the state.
The doors of one of the oldest family-owned stores in Sitka closed last month.
Despite the risk of paralytic shellfish poisoning — or PSP — Southeast Alaska has a robust dive fishery that includes geoduck clams.
The state Department of Transportation has told city officials that budget cuts may mean shorter hours for Sitka’s Rocky Gutierrez Airport.
Two Village Public Safety Officers graduated from firearm training on Friday, becoming the first officers in the 40-year history of the program to be armed.
Eight legislators introduced a bill that would allow Alaskans to donate sport- and subsistence-harvested fish and game to non-profit meal programs.
Former state Sen. Albert Kookesh and three friends are contesting the Alaska Department of Fish & Game’s authority to unilaterally set subsistence bag limits.
Staff cuts next year may be a foregone conclusion, as the Sitka School Board wrestles with an uncertain financial future.
A devastating landslide near Sitka last year has produced an interesting discovery — evidence of early human occupation.
Sitka is one of several local departments who say the cuts are so deep, it could force their jail to close.