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Sitka partnered with Petersburg in new redistricting plan

The Southeast portion of the latest redistricting map, which shuffles the region's election boundaries.A new redistricting plan keeps Ketchikan with Wrangell. Petersburg is in with Sitka and Craig. Downtown Juneau is with Haines and Skagway. The Mendenhall Valley remains its own district.

What’s next for longtime lawmaker Albert Kookesh?

Outgoing Sealaska Board Chairman Albert Kookesh addresses Native leaders during a 2011 issues forum. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska)Angoon Democratic Senator Albert Kookesh ends his 18-year career at the Capitol when the Legislature is sworn in this January. But the longtime Southeast Alaska politician still has plenty on his plate.