The Coast Guard suspended its search for a 62-year-old Haines fisherman who went overboard Tuesday afternoon near Skagway. The news came in press release issued shortly before 8:00 p.m. Tuesday.
There’s a significant fund-raising gap between the two incumbents fighting to represent a new Southeast Senate district. Here’s a look at some of the details of the District Q race between Bert Stedman and Albert Kookesh.
Elected officials should be held to a higher standard when it comes to conflicts of interest, says newly elected Assembly member Loren Jones.
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…
Files show that seven scout leaders in Alaska used their position of power and trust to abuse children in five communities.
Auke Creek salmon are running earlier and for fewer days than 40 years ago, according to decades of research.
Sealaska, Southeast’s regional Native corporation, is testing wood-powered generators at a Hoonah mill. If they work, they could be used to reduce energy costs in other small Southeast cities.
Devil’s club is probably best known as a plant to avoid at all costs. But several small Southeast Alaska companies have a different take. They’re turning the roots, stems and bark of the plant into rubs and salves to treat sore joints and damaged skin.
A beer brewed by Alaskan Brewing Company in Juneau won a silver medal at last weekend’s Great American Beer Festival in Denver.
The City and Borough of Juneau’s Docks and Harbor’s Department will hold an open house tonight (Wednesday) at the Juneau Yacht Club to get public input on a proposed rebuild of Aurora Harbor.
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…
Authorities are searching southern Chichagof Island, near Sitka, for the brown bear or bears believed to be responsible in the fatal mauling of a Sitka man over the weekend.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks realized a dream over the weekend, with the launch of a new arctic research vessel.
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…