The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to intervene in a lawsuit supporting the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island. Assembly members said they want to support this timber sale because of its potential to affect future sales.
The democratic incumbent in the House District 35 race has a two-to-one fund raising edge heading into the election.
Mark Begich is running for re-election for the U.S. Senate and was in Petersburg this month addressing Southeast Alaska issues.
Two Oregon researchers, one an industry consultant and the other an environmental activist, say the transition to harvesting younger Tongass trees can happen within five years, a half to a third of what the Forest Service expects.
It's the finale for some high school sports while other activities are just starting up.
The Petersburg Borough assembly wants to look into informing the public about borough service areas.
A jury trial is set for January for a Wrangell doctor accused of distributing and viewing child pornography. A not guilty plea was entered for Dr. Greg Salard during his arraignment in U.S. District Court in Juneau on Tuesday.
The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously passed a resolution that seeks more government involvement for transboundary development along the borders of British Columbia and Alaska.
Mark Weaver has pleaded not guilty to charges of possessing unregistered explosives.
Dan Sullivan interviews with KFSK about Southeast Alaska issues.
A federal grand jury indicted Wrangell doctor Greg Salard Wednesday, charging him with distribution and possession of child pornography.
One vendor at this weekend's Oktoberfest looks to raise money to bring clean drinking water to a Thailand village.
The Petersburg High School swim team won a meet in Sitka even though their coach says they could have had better times.
The Wrangell-Petersburg area’s month-long moose hunt ended last week with an almost-record harvest. The harvest from the Stikine River is also the highest going back to 1990.
Byron Mallot, who is running for Lt. Governor alongside Independent Bill Walker, says education, energy, and transportation are their top priorities.
A Wrangell doctor was arrested following allegations of distribution and possession of child pornography. Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation served a search warrant yesterday at the home of Greg Salard.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday passed a new animal control ordinance to tackle the problem of dogs running free downtown.
Alaska Sen. Mark Begich has signed a pledge that would make third-party ad spending in the Senate race more transparent. Challenger Dan Sullivan refused to sign it, and accused Begich of not signing his pledge to curb outside spending.
A nearly-completed British Columbia mine in the Stikine River watershed is expected to begin full production at the end of this month. Meanwhile, protesters blocking access to the controversial Red Chris mine may be forced out Tuesday.
The Forest Service plans three more timber sales in a part of Prince of Wales Island conservationists say needs to be protected. They’re much smaller than a recent sale in the same area.
The two candidates running to represent Ketchikan, Wrangell and surrounding communities in the Alaska State House of Representatives were in Wrangell Thursday for a candidate forum. Republican Chere Klein and non-affiliated candidate Dan Ortiz took questions from voters on balancing the state budget, Medicaid expansion and the minimum wage.
A Wrangell running group is trying to become a nonprofit organization so it can give more to local charities and help residents with their medical expenses. The group hopes official nonprofit status will provide more sources of funding and more services for the community.
A controversial British Columbia mine northeast of Ketchikan has gained some key permits needed for construction.
The Forest Service has awarded a contract to log two-thirds of a controversial Southeast Alaska timber sale. Officials say it’s the first of several contracts for an area called Big Thorne.
About 250 people crowded into Ketchikan’s Ted Ferry Civic Center to hear what Libertarian Care Clift, Republican incumbent Sean Parnell and independent Bill Walker had to say.
Three candidates for Alaska governor, independent Bill Walker, Libertarian Care Clift and Republican incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell, participated in a debate Wednesday in Ketchikan. Click here to listen to the entire event.
This summer's visitors asked about the waterfront's elevation, whether Alaska takes American money and where the Sarah Palin statue is.
It’s official: The Ketchikan Shipyard will build two new ferries for the State of Alaska over the next few years.
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