After just eight days in early July, the summer king salmon season for Southeast trollers is over. The Alaska Department of Fish & Game announced Friday that there will be no second king opening in August.
Wreckage of a plane that went down Friday afternoon 18 miles west of Juneau was being picked up Sunday for further investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board.
The Sitka Assembly voted this week to dissolve and restructure the board of the city-owned Sitka Community Hospital, in the aftermath of the hospital’s financial crisis this winter.
Sitka will try, again, to find an alternative to the existing Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Sitka Assembly on Tuesday directed the city to reach out to local contractors who might take over the CVB's work.
Sitka’s Blue Lake hydro project reached another milestone this weekend, as water began spilling over the lip of the Blue Lake Dam.
Southeast commercial trollers will soon take a break from the king salmon harvest, but the final target this year remains anyone’s guess.
When all is said and done, Alaska’s budget for the coming year is a “fair deal.” That’s the verdict from State Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins . KCAW spoke with the lawmaker, who is eager for action on Medicaid expansion and “wonking out,” on a proposed natural gas pipeline.
Harbors emptied throughout Southeast this week as fishermen headed out for the beginning of the summer troll season. And signs point to a banner year for king salmon -- but Southeast fishermen say they’re not getting their fair share.
Sitka’s municipal elections are still three months away, but candidates are already deciding whether to run -- or not.
Southeast Alaska salmon trollers will open their season on schedule this Wednesday -- but under protest. The state says this year’s quota for Alaska fishermen under the Pacific Salmon treaty is too low.