A decade ago, Southeast lost a Senate and a House seat when the districts were redrawn due to population shifts.
One of only nine remaining clan houses in Sitka is on the verge of collapse.
Parts of Western Alaska recently saw their wettest month on record, and forecasters are expecting an atmospheric river to soak Southeast.
Returns for most species are not meeting forecasts, which weren’t very high in the first place.
The pair of New York pilots had crashed their Cessna 182 into a mountainside at 6,000 feet — hard enough that one of its wings was gone, and their gear was scattered across the mountainside.
They’re bigger than a tiny house and smaller than a conventional one, but built to the same standards. There’s a bedroom, small bathroom and basic kitchen.
The state of Alaska is suing manufacturers of a pair of the toxic PFAS compounds that have contaminated groundwater across the state. The lawsuit filed Wednesday names chemical giants 3M, Dupont and others.
Coast Guard Commander Lyle Kessler said mariners calling on Channel 16 may have trouble getting through to watchstanders. That’s because the region’s VHF repeaters are either inoperable or are unreliable due to a network failure in a swathe from Yakutat to south of Ketchikan.
The policy changes promote the use of de-escalation techniques, tell officers to seek medical care when needed, and require them to terminate force as soon as a person is compliant.
From mid-June to mid-October, Dan Binde of Minnesota hiked from Yakutat, in the northern reaches of Alaska’s Inside Passage, across the Alaska Peninsula, to Unimak, the largest and easternmost of the Aleutian Islands.