The practical effect of Thursday’s announcement would be to freeze any remaining old growth timber sales except for those used in small scale salvage projects for cultural use by Alaska Native tribes and others.
The tourism industry is on an undeniable rebound, but only some businesses are returning to profitability.
Tourism operators in Southeast say they plan to continue pushing back against further development in the Tongass National Forest following this week’s news that the U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to fully exempt the region from the Roadless Rule.
Your resource for live music beyond the Main Stage during the 2019 Alaska Folk Festival.
As tourism increases and federal budgets shrink, a permitting backlog at the U.S. Forest Service has been growing.
Watch Goldwing play its song “Buffalo Coat” as a trio at the Alaskan Hotel.
Your source for what’s happening beyond Centennial Hall this Folk Fest
A group of protesters stood at the Capitol steps to show support for refugees and immigrants Monday morning. National protests sprung up in the wake of President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders limiting immigration.
Kirkwood released his five-track EP “All Lovers, Animals” earlier this year. It invites the listener in with bright guitars and alt-country hooks.
“We’re Goldwing, and this is a fisherman’s desk.” The Juneau band was one of 25 from Alaska to submit videos of original music to NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest.