Morning Edition Interviews

Tourism Summit coming to POW

Karen Petersen who is one of the organizers of the Prince of Wales Tourism Summit speaks about the event being held September 6th and 7th in Craig.  This year’s theme is Heritage Tourism.  Also being explored is Tourism Outside the Box.  POWSummit

Recent News

Canada OKs KSM mine’s environmental plans

Seabridge Gold's Brent Murphy points to a valley to be dammed to hold tailings from the KSM mine during a July tour. The project just won federal environmental approval. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)
A controversial mine near Southeast Alaska’s border won approval from Canada’s federal government. Critics say it could pollute salmon-bearing rivers. more

Juneau Diocese announces priest changes

Holy Name Parish in Ketchikan will be getting a new priest in February. The Diocese of Juneau announced this week that the Rev. Patrick Travers will leave St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Juneau to serve as the pastor of Holy Name. more