A major Southeast Alaska environmental organization has endorsed the latest Sealaska land-selection legislation. But a group of communities on or near Prince of Wales Island continues to strongly oppose the measure.
The Magnuson Stevens Act – the federal law that manages and regulates the nation’s fisheries – will expire September 30th.
Trout Unlimited organized a trip to Washington for fishermen to ask Congress to officially designate 77 watersheds in Tongass National Forest for limited development to protect salmon habitat.
Hoonah is a big step closer to generating power from a nearby waterway. But the project developer needs to change its rate structure to fully benefit the community.
President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the Interior Department, REI chief executive Sally Jewell had her time before the Senate Energy committee today.
Senator Begich said he does not know how many people fit that qualification in Alaska, but he estimated the number to be in the thousands.
In Juneau, the cuts will affect city and school district operations, as well as services at local nonprofits.
While oil and gas companies are inching towards a new tax break in Juneau, they’re fighting to maintain their preferential tax treatment in Washington, D.C.
Across-the-board federal budget cuts are coming, half from the Department of Defense budget; the other half to other federal agency budgets. But how will the cuts will affect Alaska Natives?
It was not the outcome they had hoped for, but in his first interview since losing the presidential election, Mitt Romney said he and his wife are moving on.