The Rasmuson Art Acquisition Fund requested the art pieces owned by the Clausen Museum.
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott visited Prince of Wales Island and Ketchikan this week. He stopped in at KRBD to talk about his visit to the big island, current issues facing the State of Alaska and his “weird” job.
Petersburg beat larger 4A teams from Juneau and Ketchikan in the invitational meet. Several runners beat their personal records.
Petersburg borough offices will be in the second floor of the Hallingstad-Peratrovich building for about a year while the old municipal building is renovated.
A tree took out power lines in Ketchikan’s Ward Cove area Tuesday morning, affecting power throughout Ketchikan and the Southeast Alaska Power Agency system. Power was fully restored in Ketchikan by mid-afternoon.
Hundreds of high schoolers from around Southeast recently gathered in Ketchikan for Music Fest. Petersburg’s concert band, jazz band, and concert choir were recognized for the quality of their performances by earning superior ratings.
Ketchikan search and rescue crew members have recovered the body of 22-year-old Justin Nathan, missing on Deer Mountain since November.
Should the Alaska Marine Highway System be managed differently? That’s a question being asked by ferry advocates as they cope with smaller budgets and reduced schedules.
Petersburg resident, Jack Slaght, has been spending the last few years making two fire trucks--from1928 and 1936--like new again.
The Circle of Life 5K Run-Walk will start at Sandy Beach Park at 9 a.m. Saturday and head out on Cabin Creek road before returning back to the park.
Instructors hope the club will serve as a feeder program into the high school's National Ocean Science Bowl team.
How many wolves are on Prince of Wales Island? It’s an important question because wolves are an important predator – part of the chain of life in the forest. A POW tribal group has been awarded a federal grant to help gather data used to determine that number.
More than 650 students from a dozen schools brought their instruments and voices to Ketchikan High School last weekend for Southeast Music Fest. The three-day festival features workshops, performances and adjudication.http://www.krbd.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/19MusicFest.mp3
The Hungry Point trail will be expanded by about a half a mile and the start of the City Creek trail will be redone.
Nine Petersburg high schoolers make art in Skagway with 80 other students from Southeast.
According to borough code, if Assembly members miss more than two meetings in a row, they can be kicked off unless the rest of the Assembly votes to excuse them. Felix Wong has been in Seward for work, and Monday’s meeting was his third consecutive absence.
Ketchikan International Airport is just a few weeks away from switching its heat source to a high-efficiency biomass boiler system.
The allowable catch for the U.S. is 1,100, according to preseason estimates. There will be an commercial opening in District 8 on May 2 for trolling and drift gill netting.
Weather may have been a factor in the April 8 plane crash on Admiralty Island, which killed the pilot and two passengers and badly injured another person on board.
The City of Ketchikan came out looking pretty good, with no recommendations in the audit regarding how the city uses its CPV funds. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough, though, had some potential concerns identified in the audit.
Citing the potential negative effects on wildlife of the planned Shelter Cove Road project, five environmental organizations filed a lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court objecting to the U.S. Forest Service’s recent decision to grant an easement for the road’s construction.
Officials have expressed concern that shipping marijuana off-island for testing would violate federal law, because pot remains illegal at the federal level.
National Transportation Safety Board investigators have begun the work of determining why a Wrangell plane crashed Friday morning on Admiralty Island.
A group of artists is traveling through Alaska with the Sitka-based Island Institute to explore how people are navigating climate change in Alaska. The Tidelines Ferry Tour arrived in Wrangell on Monday and started a discussion with residents about changes they’ve seen in the natural world.
Alaska shellfish farmers hope a new state mariculture initiative will help boost their businesses. But they warn it’s not an easy industry to expand.
British Columbia officials introduced law changes last week that would strengthen its ability to enforce mining laws in response to the Mount Polley tailings dam disaster of 2014. But critics in Alaska aren’t convinced the B.C. government would use those penalties to protect watersheds in Southeast.
As Wrangell continues to focus on marine trades as an economic driver, the borough is considering purchasing a former mill site six miles south of town to provide more room for the marine services industry.
The Southeast Alaska Power Agency (SEAPA) is on track to complete an expansion of its hydro storage capacity by October 2016.
Federal prosecutors are recommending a 20-year prison term followed by a lifetime of supervised release for former Wrangell doctor Greg Salard ahead of his sentencing hearing next week.
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott sent the second draft of a Statement of Cooperation to British Columbia officials last week as part of an ongoing effort to preserve water quality and fisheries of the Stikine, Taku, Unuk and Alsek rivers.