If you get sick – really sick – there’s a good chance you’ll end up on a flight out of town. Medical evacuations, called medevacs, are taking more and more Alaskans to in-state and Lower-48 critical-care facilities.
Scientists are finding more evidence that Southeast Alaska’s first residents arrived more than 10,000 years ago. It’s coming through a new method of locating early settlements.
Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed capital budget has no money for Southeast Alaska hydroprojects. But it has funding for ferry terminals and a road north out of Juneau.
McGee could be the face of a bleak holiday for some Southeast dogs and cats. The Ketchikan Humane Society is looking for temporary Christmas homes for its rescued pets.
The state has ordered a Seattle-based medevac insurance program to end coverage in Alaska.
Ketchikan’s City Council has OK’d a plan to negotiate the sale of the Whitman Lake hydropower project.
Scholars and culture-bearers gather in Juneau this week for a clan conference focusing on Tlingit knowledge and traditions. It runs Wednesday night through Sunday morning at the capital city’s Centennial Hall.
Southeast Alaska’s maritime economy provides more than a quarter of the wages paid in the region. That’s according to a new study published by the Southeast Conference.
This year’s Alaska cruise-ship season has ended. Close to a million passengers sailed through Southeast this summer, with many traveling on to points north and west.