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NPS, Hoonah Indian Association moving forward with tribal house project

The National Park Service and Hoonah Indian Association are inching closer to a new tribal house on federal land in Glacier Bay National Park. The 3,500 square foot structure will be built on the waterfront at Bartlett Cove. Park Superintendent Susan Boudreau says it will be the first tribal house in the Huna Tlingit’s ancestral…

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Sanford calls for Juneau to lead in Southeast Alaska

Juneau’s new mayor says the Capital City needs to take on a bigger leadership role in Southeast Alaska. Just after being sworn-in Monday night, Merrill Sanford urged his fellow Assembly members to reach out to other communities in the state, especially Southeast. “Join with them in their celebrations, in their sad times, and bond as…

Supreme Court says state business can be conducted on private email

State employees can’t use private e-mail accounts to hide their work communication from public record laws. The State Supreme Court issued a decision on the matter on Friday, that largely affirms an earlier Superior Court Ruling. The case dates back to the Sarah Palin Administration and addresses the tricky question of whether the state records…