According to the Forest Service, the goal is to build a program collaboratively with the community. Forest Service specialists already have identified opportunities for stream restoration, habitat enhancement, recreation, road improvement and timber harvest.
Hydaburg School District on Prince of Wales Island has been awarded $150,000 to help design a new biomass heating system for the school and its greenhouse.
The Assembly amended the borough budget to reflect the Legislature's recent decision to withhold CPV funds from coastal communities that are affected by cruise traffic.
Recent wolf sightings in Ketchikan’s North End area have prompted Alaska Department of Fish and Game to recommend that residents of that area keep a close eye on their pets, and secure any livestock.
The overall capital budget approved Saturday by the Senate totals $1.6 billion, with about 85 percent of that coming from the federal government. The House has not yet approved a capital budget.
A Houghtaling Elementary School safety committee member says volunteer crossing guards have helped, but a new drop-off area is still needed for a long-term fix.
The Assembly approved both in first reading during its May 2 meeting. Members get another look at them on Monday, and the public will get a chance to weigh in during each ordinance's public hearing.
According to the online Troopers dispatch, about 200 gallons of fuel was taken from a home heating fuel tank between May 7th and May 12th.
According to the Alaska State Troopers online dispatch, a report came in about 4:20 p.m. that a southbound Mazda had rear-ended a truck that had stopped to wait for the car ahead to turn.
Friday morning, Transportation Security Administration officials and Alaska Airlines announced that for the next few days, travelers should arrive at the airport three hours before their scheduled departure time to make sure they are able to get through screening in time to catch their flight.