Haines residents are being told to boil their drinking water after E. coli was found in the municipal water system.
Haines, Petersburg, Wrangell, Ketchikan and Tenakee were left out of 1971’s Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, which gave land, money and corporate status to many other communities. The new bill tries to change that.
Former Alaska Coast Guard Commander Thomas Ostebo takes over July 6 as CEO of the Cruise Lines International Association. He'll advocate for an industry he once regulated.
Craig Fleener, the governor's Arctic policy head, says communities could better adjust to climate change if hunting and fishing rules become more flexible.
The Native American Fish and Wildlife Society meets in Juneau May 20-22. Tribal experts will discuss climate change, subsistence and Arctic policy.
A budget shuffle means most Alaska ferries will be able to sail their scheduled routes this summer. But one ship, the 600-passenger Taku, will be tied up.
Alaska’s public broadcasters dodged a bullet when the Legislature’s regular session ended Monday.
A new forecast says current plans for logging younger Tongass trees will not provide enough wood to maintain the region’s timber industry. But a more aggressive approach might.
State officials recently released documents showing how much each legislator spent on travel last year. Sen. Bert Stedman is No. 1 and Rep. Peggy Wilson is No. 8.
The ferry LeConte will return to service at least a day later than expected. Thursday sailings have been canceled due to ongoing bow-thruster repairs.