Alaska Energy and Resources Company will join Avista subsidiary Avista Utilities by July 2014, pending the approval of state and federal regulators, as well as AERC shareholders.
Scholars and culture-bearers gather in Juneau this week for a clan conference focusing on Tlingit knowledge and traditions. It runs Wednesday night through Sunday morning at the capital city’s Centennial Hall.
“People of all denominations or no denomination felt comfortable coming to the Shrine and that’s been the flavor ever since and that’s something that I would never want to see lost,” says former Shrine director Thomas Fitterer.
Juneau’s Greens Creek Mine has won an award for its traffic safety system at the Admiralty Island operation.
What do Dolly Parton, the Juneau Public Library, and Alaska’s First Lady Sandy Parnell have in common? Children’s Books, and lots of them. On Wednesday morning, library programs coordinator Beth Weigel and Mrs. Parnell read to an attentive group of kids at the downtown Library.
Yesterday we brought you the first story in a two part series on the push for biomass energy in Southeast Alaska. Supporters believe wood biomass could be a solution to high energy and heating costs in the region, which continues to be dependent on fossil fuels. But fossil fuels are considered a dirty source of…
UPDATED: Principal of Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School Molly Yerkes was honored with the national Milken Family Foundation Educator Award this morning during an all school assembly.
The Federal Communications Commission has approved GCI’s purchase of an Anchorage and two Southeast television stations. But the company says viewers will not notice much change once Denali Media is on the air.
In renewable energy circles, biomass is a term that refers to plants or plant-made materials that can be burned to heat buildings or fuel power generation facilities.
Can Southeast’s timber industry survive while only logging second-growth forests? An Oregon research group says it can. And it could happen sooner than many expect.
Officer Matthew Tokuoka’s widow filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging negligence, loss of consortium, breach of contract
A smart young bear eluded authorities Tuesday morning, crawling out of a dumpster just before they arrived.
The capital city’s bus system wants to hear from you – whether you ride the bus every day, or have never been aboard.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game manages 3 million acres of protected land, and many areas have seen their share of controversy. In recent years, there have been questions about putting a jackup drill rig in Kachemak Bay and the proximity of a coal project to the Susitna Flats. Now, the latest fight involves…