Former state Senator Albert Kookesh was medevaced to Anchorage Monday morning after suffering a heart attack.
Alaska’s congressional delegation today introduced new Sealaska land-selection bills. Both would turn about 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest over to Sealaska, the regional Native corporation for Southeast Alaska.
A memorial service for Tlingit elder and original Sealaska Corporation board member Clarence Jackson will be held Saturday at 5 p.m. at the ANB Hall in Juneau. Jackson died Thursday after a battle with cancer. He was 78.
Sherman Roger Alexander pleaded guilty to three federal charges of violating the Marine Mammal Protection Act.
Warning cancelled just before 2 a.m. after 7.5 magnitude quake. No significant waves were reported.
SEARHC interim general counsel Michael E. Douglas has been hired permanently for the job. Douglas has been the attorney for the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium since June and will continue to be based in Juneau. The non-profit health consortium serves Native communities in Southeast Alaska, including the Ethel Lund Clinic in Juneau and Mt.…
Jonathon Kreiss-Tomkins has won the House District 34 race by just 32 votes. The Alaska Division of Elections Wednesday morning completed the tally of absentee ballots, giving the 23-year-old Sitka Democrat 4,123 to 4,091 for Haines Republican Rep. Bill Thomas. The margin of difference is just .38 percent and is eligible for a recount, according…
Former Air Station Sitka airman talks about being the only survivor of a fatal helicopter crash in 2010.
The Capital City had the lowest unemployment rate in Alaska last month. At 4.3 percent, Juneau’s October rate was unchanged from September and almost a full percentage point below October 2011. The statewide jobless rate last month was 7.1 percent, well below the national rate of 7.9 percent. Alaska’s employment picture is affected more by…
Sealaska shareholders will soon get their largest end-of-year dividend in three years. But it’s mostly due to the success of another regional Native corporation.