The Alaska Board of Fisheries on Friday took no action on a set of proposals to allow pots in the Southeast black cod fishery. But the debate previewed a larger fight brewing later this spring, over what kind of gear will be allowed across the entire Gulf of Alaska.
The Board of Fish began deliberations Thursday, the fourth day of their meeting in Sitka. But when it came to one of the most contentious issues, Sitka Sound herring, the Board chose to leave the status quo intact.
The Sitka Fire Department has taken an apparent explosive device under its protection, until military ordnance experts can investigate.
Southeast trollers want a larger share of hatchery-produced chum salmon. Trollers on Wednesday (2-25-15) asked the Board of Fish for more access to this increasingly valuable species.
Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe High School has escaped the chopping block -- for now. Lawmakers dropped talk of cuts after hearing it would cost more to educate students in their home districts.
A new Walker-Mallott administration working group is addressing British Columbia's mining boom near its border with Alaska.
After several weeks of waiting and 100+ hours of man power, the Hames Center opened operation of it's new spring floor for gymnastics and silks students.
Many of the players and stakeholders in Southeast Alaska’s salmon and herring fisheries laid out their positions Tuesday morning (2-24-15), as the Alaska Board of Fisheries opened its spring meeting to public testimony.
On Tuesday night, Sitka passed one of the first marijuana ordinances in the state. The ordinance passed on the day that marijuana use became legal in Alaska -- and just hours after the state issued its own emergency regulations.
Tlingit-Haida’s seven-member governing board voted unanimously to define legal marriage without a gender requirement.