Telephone links between Tonga and the rest of the world are slowly being reconnected, but they’re unreliable, and the internet is still down.
The disaster declarations included one for the 2020 Southeast Alaska salmon fisheries.
The measure would allow the city to confiscate tents, bedding, medications and food with 72 hours’ notice.
The board is asking for public comment on whether to move the postponed meeting back to Ketchikan after originally rescheduling it for Anchorage.
Eight decades after the fact, the federal government plans to spend $2.2 million to clean up a contaminated former army site on Kruzof Island near Sitka.
The borough manager says the team volunteered to keep working so that 911 calls would be answered locally instead of routing them to Fairbanks.
There’s about to be a new resource to educate locals, tour guides and visitors about the humpback whales of Southeast Alaska.
Sailings to the upper Lynn Canal will be on Monday, Jan. 24, and Saturday, Jan. 29.
Seiners landed only 16,000 tons of herring last year, which was just under half of the harvest guideline.
The chartered passenger service was designed with apparently little coordination with destination communities.