A dozen cruise ships are allowed to discharge wastewater while anchored or tied up in Alaska ports this summer. Officials say it’s safe. Critics disagree.
The Alaska Public Offices Commission says Rep. Dan Ortiz failed to properly report some campaign contributions and spending. It also says he accepted an illegal donation and did not properly list who paid for several campaign fliers.
State ferries will stop sailing by July if the Legislature fails to reach a budget deal. All 11 ships will head to their home ports and stay there.
Five independent candidates are challenging the same number of incumbents for seats on the Sealaska board of directors.
Could Sealaska make more money, pay higher dividends and make better use of its land? Yes, say some shareholders critical of the Southeast regional Native corporation’s management.
The Walker-Mallott administration will include transboundary mine critics’ concerns in its negotiations with British Columbia.
Sealaska, the regional Native corporation for Southeast, upped its income by $50 million in 2014. But it’s still losing money.
The Juneau-based Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska wants a larger forum to address its concerns.
Canadian officials say the small Southeast Alaska town of Hyder will continue to have 24-hour-a-day access to emergency health care.
An Alaska filmmaker hiked and floated the Unuk River from British Columbia’s interior to near Ketchikan, documenting an area downstream of mining projects.