The ways Sitka could and is being affected by climate change are numerous: the impact of warming oceans on the fishing industry, landslides, increased pest activity in the Tongass, more intense storms impacting utilities — the list could go on.
The Legislative Council filed a lawsuit on Dec. 23 seeking to remove appointees made since April 2019 to positions that require the Legislature’s approval.
“There are going to be 200-300 people coming into this building. They’re concerned about what’s going to happen and concerned about putting themselves in jeopardy,” said Kodiak Senator Gary Steven
Research shows that it wasn’t mainly beginning or intermediate backcountry users who triggered avalanches during the pandemic.
Many Beach Road residents say they are frustrated by a lack of communication with officials charged with making crucial decisions about the future of their homes.
In one of the new books, two animals that are complete opposites want to play with each other.
An elderly woman has died of her injuries after a driver hit her with his truck in a crosswalk in Ketchikan on New Year’s Eve. Family members and city officials say they’re frustrated over what they see as a preventable death.
Wrangell Police Chief Tom Radke says the unidentified man drove his Ford pickup past a barrier of boulders and down into the water, completely submerging the vehicle.
The exit from timber by one of the region’s economic powerhouses is the latest sign of Southeast’s transition away from logging.
GCI’s customers have lost ABC, FOX and CW networks in many communities connected to the company’s fiber-optic system.