Former state Senator Albert Kookesh was medevaced to Anchorage Monday morning after suffering a heart attack.
Alaskans marked Elizabeth Peratrovich Day on Saturday, in honor of the Tlingit woman whose testimony to the territorial legislature helped pass an Anti-Discrimination Act in 1945. A small crowd gathered at the Alaska State Museum in Juneau to hear a talk from Barbara Cadiente-Nelson, a board member of Sealaska Native Corporation and the Douglas Indian…
Despite advancements in tribal governing, leaders are worried about the coming sequester, and what it means for Indian Health Services.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is recognizing arts education efforts in Alaska’s Capital City.
A memorial service for Tlingit elder and original Sealaska Corporation board member Clarence Jackson will be held Saturday at 5 p.m. at the ANB Hall in Juneau. Jackson died Thursday after a battle with cancer. He was 78.
Former Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho has received the very arts award he encouraged. Botelho has been named Advocate for the Arts in the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council’s Sixth Annual Mayor’s Awards. As mayor, Botelho suggested the council create the annual awards. He is among eight Juneau residents to receive honors this year. Members of…
The Juneau Assembly on Monday voted to change the boundary of the city’s historic district, clearing the way for Sealaska Heritage Institute’s proposed Walter Soboleff Center to be built as designed.
APRN’s Peter Granitz talked to Alaskans who traveled to Washington D.C. for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Dirt has been turned for the new State Libraries, Archives and Museum in the capital city. The project to hold Alaska’s treasures in one building is already underway, as contractor PCL Construction prepares the ground behind the current Alaska State Museum. Wednesday’s cold rain in Juneau moved the groundbreaking inside. The museum was packed with…
Alaskans are joining the Canadian First Nations’ Idle No More movement.