The NTSB says the plane flipped on takeoff after hitting a buoy.
A documentary film about the impacts of logging on Southeast Alaska’s Prince of Wales Island is starting to make its way through film festivals.
Under a proposal by the Department of Fish and Game, rural residents eligible for federal subsistence will be able to hunt wolves from Oct. 31 until the end of November. The state’s hunt for non-rural residents wouldn’t open.
Local and state transportation crews are responding to landslides that are blocking roads on Prince of Wales Island.
Conservationists are urging state and federal game managers not to reopen the hunting and trapping season for wolves to allow the population to recover from last season’s record harvest.
Creekside Family Health Clinic has ordered a machine that can run up to 350 tests in 24 hours.
The ruling effectively sends the feds back to square one, triggering a fresh environmental review under the landmark National Environmental Policy Act.
The six passengers and pilot all survived. Five did not need medical care, two were taken the Ketchikan hospital for more evaluation with minor injuries.
The small, rural schools that make up Southeast Island School District don’t have the means for formal year-round music programs. Recognizing the importance of music in education, though, the district brought down two music teachers from the Fairbanks-based nonprofit Dancing with the Spirit.
Southeast Alaska’s independent ferry system is working its way out of a ridership slump. Numbers are up on the Hollis-to-Ketchikan route.