The University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus is expanding its eLearning program to better serve students in Metlakatla, Craig and other Alaska Native and rural communities.
Local animal rescue groups took some of the pets from the Ketchikan Gateway Borough-run shelter, other animals were adopted within the community, and it was announced this week that the shelter in Sitka has raised money to fly the remaining dogs to that community.
Sealaska will distribute $17.5 million in dividends to its 22,000 shareholders Dec. 3. Most of the money comes from sister corporations' resource earnings.
The U.S. Departments of the Interior and Agriculture announced Friday that they have updated subsistence management regulations defining which parts of Alaska are rural or non-rural, marking a likely end to the City of Saxman’s struggle to regain its rural subsistence status.
Metlakatla Indian Community announced on Thursday that the Southeast Alaska city has opted to join the rest of the state when it comes to telling time.
Members of a group that proposed creating a new home-rule city from what’s now the North Tongass Service Area decided Tuesday to stop moving forward with that idea.
The silviculturist for the Tongass National Forest has been recognized for her service with the prestigious national Silviculture Excellence Award.
The State of Alaska has chosen a preferred alternative for improving access to Gravina Island, where Ketchikan’s airport is located, but local officials were not excited about the choice of improved ferry service.
Ray Troll is known for his scientifically accurate artwork of fish and fossils. He recently illustrated a paper announcing a newly identified species of prehistoric marine mammal, found in Unalaska.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly learned Tuesday that a Gravina Access announcement is possible later this week.