Earl Stewart will take over as Tongass forest supervisor in May. He’s moving up from Arizona, where he’s in charge of the Coconino National Forest.
Bruce Denton of Juneau came in 10th place in 1982.
The federal Bureau of Land Management will sign paperwork Friday turning over 70,000 acres of Tongass National Forest to Sealaska Corp.
Alaska’s ferry system is facing even more service cuts. A House panel on Thursday yanked money from the marine highway budget that the governor had restored. And, it made additional cuts.
A new Walker-Mallott administration working group is addressing British Columbia’s mining boom near its border with Alaska. But the group is not ready to take the stands mine critics hope for.
Rayco Sales is being sued by the family of Simone Kim who was killed by a firearm obtained from the store.
Southeast Alaska’s largest tribal organization has authorized its courts to perform same-sex marriages.
A new forecast says current plans for logging younger Tongass trees will not provide enough wood to maintain the region’s timber industry. But a more aggressive approach might.
Shaker with preliminary magnitude of 4.4 was centered about 78 miles southwest of Haines.
A citizens’ panel continues wrestling with the future of Southeast Alaska’s national forest. The 15-member Tongass Advisory Committee resumes meeting Tuesday in Juneau.