Written comments on the schedule can be submitted through Oct. 24. A public hearing for Southeast is set for Oct. 27th at the Ketchikan office.
Indian law is often complex and obscure. But one bit of Indian law just got a lot more concrete for the Southeast community of Craig: the concept of land into trust.
A 16-year-old driver and her 20-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries following a single-vehicle accident early Monday morning near Mile 12.6 North Tongass Highway.
Trevor Shaw and Kim Hodne will take the oath of office Wednesday before taking their seats for the first Ketchikan School Board meeting since last week’s local election. The Board also will select a new president, vice president and clerk-treasurer.
The federal government is getting close to finalizing a plan that could shape the future of timber in the Tongass National Forest. Various stakeholders have given input through the years. But if the objection letters are any indication, several agencies and groups are still not content -- for different reasons.
The Alaska Marine Highway System is paying more than $1,200 a day for long-term storage of two unused ferries. One critic says it would be better to sell them than to tie them up.
An overheated dryer caught fire Sunday afternoon at the Highliner Laundromat on Tongass Avenue north of the mall.
Anthony “Tony” Christianson of Hydaburg has been named interim chair of the Federal Subsistence Board. The announcement was made by Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on Tuesday.
Alaska and British Columbia officials signed a statement of cooperation Thursday aimed at protecting rivers that flow through the province and the state.
Ketchikan’s Welcome Arch sustained significant damage Wednesday night after an allegedly drunk driver hit one of the supporting poles with his vehicle.