Author Archives: Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News

Will Meyers Chuck get a new dock?

Meyers Chuck's dock, upper right, could be rebuilt if Wrangell takes over ownership. (Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority photo)

A dock and float-plane site between Wrangell and Ketchikan could be on track to be rebuilt. more

Mallott leaving Sealaska to focus on campaign

Byron Mallott poses at KRBD-FM in Ketchikan during a campaign visit. The candidate for governor says he will leave Sealaskas board of directors next month.

Bryon Mallott will leave Sealaska’s board of directors next month to spend more time campaigning for governor. more

Peggy Wilson ending long legislative career

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Southeast Alaska’s longest-serving lawmaker is retiring. Peggy Wilson says she will not seek re-election to her Wrangell-based House district. more

Legislature backs Tongass takeover plan

Lawmakers have voiced support for the Parnell Administration's plan to take over Tongass National Forest acreage. (Courtesy USDA)

The Legislature has voted to support state plans to take over acreage in the Tongass National Forest. more

Big change in tribal leadership coming

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Four people are running for president of the Tlingit-Haida Central Council. more

Sealaska dividends include no corporate earnings

The spring dividend for most Sealaska shareholders will be $721, but some will receive less than a tenth of that amount. more

New SEACC director targets transboundary mines

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An environmental activist from Oregon is the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council’s new executive director. more

Bill would help fund two Southeast mines

Two Southeast Alaska mines could get close to $300 million in state support under a bill moving through the Legislature. more

Southeast tribes meet in Craig about Canadian mines

The Stikine River empties into the ocean near Wrangell. A mine proposed to be built upstream in Canada is worrying some fishermen and tribal leaders. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)

Southeast Alaska tribal leaders meet March 25th and 26th to discuss Canadian mines that could impact regional fisheries. more

Ketchikan-POW ferry aids seafood, retail, tourism

The Inter-Island Ferry Authority's Stikine sails through Ketchikan's Tongass Narrows. A new report explains its economic value to southern Southeast. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)

A small southern Southeast Alaska ferry line is of large value to the region’s economy. That’s according to a new report studying the Inter-Island Ferry Authority.
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