Sealaska Heritage Institute has received a total of $4.5 million for educational programs and the Walter Soboleff Center to be built in downtown Juneau.
A skiff that reportedly had two people and two dogs on board is missing in Northwest Alaska.
Two cruise ships sailing Alaska waters have battled recent norovirus outbreaks. The highly-contagious illness causes vomiting, diarrhea and fevers, and can lead to dehydration.
Officials from 10 federal agencies will meet Thursday (August 9th) with tribal leaders from northern Southeast Alaska. It’s one in a series of regional tribal collaboration gatherings.
Sealaska shareholders have voted down a term-limits measure. It would have restricted board members to four, three-year terms.
The regional Native corporation for Southeast Alaska holds its annual shareholders’ meeting Saturday (June 23rd). Sealaska Corporation has about 21,000 shareholders, many living outside the state.
The U.S. House passed a bill today ceding tens of thousands of acres of the Tongass National Forest to the Sealaska Native Corporation.
Two murder cases and a case alleging sexual abuse of a minor could preoccupy prosecutors and defenders.
The Alaska Local Boundary Commission is wrapping up three days of hearings in Petersburg on its petition to incorporate into a borough, bringing along with it an area north to the Juneau borough, south to the Wrangell borough, west to include roughly half of Kupreanof Island and east to the Canadian border.
The U.S. Senate has rejected an amendment today (Thursday) by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski to require a comprehensive study before genetically engineered salmon can be sold to consumers. Murkowski says she’s disappointed with the 50-to-46 vote, but notes it’s closer than previous votes on the subject. Her amendment to the Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization…