Sitka officials want more state money to help raise the Blue Lake Dam. Hydropower expansion tops a list of about 30 projects targeted for legislative grants or other state funding.
Gayle Young is with the Sitka Neurodevelopmental Diagnostic Clinic. She says more parents are coming forward to have children evaluated for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, as the shame drops from this syndrome. This Sunday (9-7-12) is International FASD Awareness Day. Young says local professionals will use the coincidence to try and distribute information in churches.
18-year-old Vancouver resident suffers minor injuries after bear attack on Mosquito Cove trail. Candidate profile: Christianson sees himself as the centrist mayoral candidate. Sealaska Inc. files formal response to Sheldon Jackson trustees' claim to Redoubt Falls. "Stand Down" event for vets to be held this weekend at Juneau's Centennial Hall.
Sealaska Response to Sheldon Jackson College Redoubt Bay “Color of Title” Claim
On June 20, 2012, BLM issued an order in Sheldon Jackson College’s (“SJ”) Color of Title Claim setting deadlines for SJ to submit its proof of claim to … more
Sheldon Jackson College’s Board of Trustees says it’s strengthened its claim to the area around Redoubt Lake. It's a popular sport and subsistence fishing area, about a 15-mile skiff ride south of Sitka.
Alaska Marine Highway System travelers can now track all ferries online. The fast ferries Chenega and Fairweather were added to an interactive map showing ships' whereabouts and expected arrival times.
There’s an effort underway to eradicate a Lower 48 weed that’s choking off plant life in part of Southeast Alaska. Three organizations combined forces to pull black bindweed from a beach.
Sitka Senator Bert Stedman was a key player in this year’s oil-tax and gasline battles. And he managed the capital budget as co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.
He also focused on projects and issues in his district, which includes Sitka, Ketchikan, Wrangell and Petersburg.
Different sides of the Angoon sockeye controversy made their case before the Federal Subsistence Board on Thursday.