Administration at the Petersburg Medical Center is relieved to finally get the new roof project completed this week.
After five years of growth, Southeast Alaska’s labor force and population leveled off in 2013, according to data released Tuesday at the Southeast Conference annual membership meeting.
Construction of the $9.4 million drive down dock in Petersburg will continue through the end of the year. The public dock will allow everyone an alternative way to reach their boats.
$1,884. That’s the amount of this year’s Permanent Fund Dividend. Governor Sean Parnell made the announcement this morning in Anchorage.
The summer purse seine season for pink salmon has wrapped up and the harvest is better than expected.
Petersburg girls won a regional cross-country meet Saturday in their home town. They topped teams from nine other Southeast cities.
The crane dock widening project at Petersburg’s harbor is set to begin Tuesday. Glorianne Wollen, Petersburg Harbor Master, says the project should be complete in less than two months.
Cost-cutting on an Alaska Airlines Railbelt route is lowering fares in Southeast. And more discounts may show up in the future.
More than 200 runners are descending on Petersburg today for a cross country meet tomorrow. Petersburg High School is hosting a regional meet that includes 15 teams.
The Southeast Alaska summer troll fishery is being extended by 10 days. But many fishermen won't take advantage of the extension.
The Southeast Conference annual membership meeting will bring about 200 people to Wrangell next week. The organization advocates for economic development in Southeast Alaska.
The Thomas Bay Power Commission is asking Wrangell and Petersburg how it can contribute to the communities, after a management transfer removed its original responsibilities.
The Thomas Bay Power Commission Tuesday resolved to ask the borough assemblies of Wrangell and Petersburg how it can contribute to the communities after a management transfer removed its original responsibilities.
Some Alaska tribal organizations say Aug. 4’s dam break at a British Columbia mine shows what could happen at proposed near-border mines. But some B.C. tribal governments strongly support development.
The British Columbia Environment Ministry says water that poured out of a massive mine-tailings pond Aug. 4 appears to be safe
Monday’s tailings-dam break at a British Columbia copper and gold mine could threaten Southeast Alaska salmon fisheries. Critics also say similar dams closer to the border could suffer the same fate.
The Alaska Department of Transportation has released a Request for Proposals to the Ketchikan shipyard for construction of the Alaska Class dayboat.
The Organized Village of Saxman has filed a lawsuit in federal court over the Federal Subsistence Board’s 2007 decision to designate the Tlingit Native village as non-rural.
Wrangell’s new, 300-ton boat lift is the second biggest in Alaska. It hauled a 300-ton tug boat Tuesday after a week of delays.
A controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan just won environmental approval from the British Columbia government.
Southeast Alaskans can learn more about regional transportation projects at a series of meetings starting Aug. 6.
The fifth annual Bearfest started Wednesday, bringing researchers to Wrangell to discuss the symposium theme, “Bears and People.” At the Anan WIldlife Observatory, a careful relationship is maintained between bears and the people who come to watch them fish.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday unanimously approved a contract to transfer the operation and management of the Tyee Lake electrical power plant to the Southeast Alaska Power Agency.
Canadian environmental officials have given provisional approval to a controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan.
Canadian investors are putting millions of new dollars into mining projects near the Southeast Alaska border.
Wrangell’s new carving facility is approaching completion, and the Wrangell Cooperative Association is hoping to have a dedication event this winter.
The Thomas Bay Power Commission voted Wednesday to fire the general manager of the Thomas Bay Power Authority. The unanimous decision comes after TBPA General Manager Michael Nicholls missed TBPC meetings in June and failed to turn over documents requested by the commission.
Sealaska’s new board chairman and CEO say the regional Native corporation is gearing up for growth.
The Southeast Alaska Power Agency is moving forward with plans to take over the Tyee Lake hydroelectric facility. SEAPA board chairman Bob Sivertsen said the board Thursday resolved to terminate its contract with TBPA, leaving a year for negotiations.
James Stough has resigned as president of the Thomas Bay Power Commission and given up his seat on the Wrangell Borough Assembly. The resignation came after Stough missed two TBPC meetings earlier this month.