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.
A bill introduced by Sen. Lisa Murkowski would give the Mahoney Lake hydroelectric project another 10 years before its FERC license expires. Developers believe they can get the project started within that decade, but it all depends on power demand.
A petition asking for emergency Endangered Species Act listing for Prince of Wales Island wolves was essentially denied by the U.S. Department of the Interior office in Anchorage.
The U.S. Forest Service announced last week that it has completed the Final Environmental Impact Statement and draft Record of Decision for the Saddle Lakes Timber Sale on Revilla Island.
City of Craig voters were asked four questions: Should the city allow retail sales of marijuana and marijuana products? Should the city allow commercial cultivation of marijuana? Should the city allow commercial processing or manufacturing? And should the city allow licensed marijuana testing?