In Alaska, the names of settlers and explorers can be found everywhere: roads, cities, buildings and statues — all reminders of Alaska’s colonization and the impact it has had on the Indigenous population.
Over the years, people have damaged the statue. The current group of protesters is asking the city to relocate it to a less prominent spot and replace it with a more inclusive monument.
Congress has approved a new Native allotment filing period for veterans who served during the Vietnam War era
The ruling effectively sends the feds back to square one, triggering a fresh environmental review under the landmark National Environmental Policy Act.
In Sitka, some call for the reform of a police department that has battled high turnover, fallout from internal lawsuits and a recent excessive use of force incident on a teen.
Gov. Dunleavy’s administration announced changes to the plan last week that would expand the number of small businesses that could receive relief. And it is these changes that a Juneau man is seeking to block.
The federal subsistence board approved a special hunting request on Monday that permits the Organized Village of Kake to harvest deer or moose out of season.
The three cases are at a salmon processing plant in Excursion Inlet, a remote spot about 40 miles west of Juneau.
The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry LeConte made the first of three summer sailings to the Chichagof Island community of Tenakee Springs.
The move chips away at some of the last remaining big-ship cruises on Southeast Alaska’s schedule.