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Sealaska board chairman Kookesh to leave post

Outgoing Sealaska Board Chairman Albert Kookesh addresses Native leaders during a 2011 issues forum. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska)Albert Kookesh is stepping down as board chairman for Sealaska, the regional Native corporation for Southeast. He’ll leave the post at the same time Sealaska CEO Chris McNeil retires.

Democratic candidate Mallott visits Sitka

Democratic candidate for Governor Byron Mallott called Sitka his "second home" on a campaign stop at the ANB Hall on December 18. (KCAW photo/Rachel Waldholz)Democratic candidate for governor Byron Mallott visited Sitka on Wednesday night. He discussed his opposition to SB21, expressed support for the Sealaska land bill, and reminisced about time spent in Sitka.

Sealaska dividends total close to $12 million

Sealaska Plaza, left, in Juneau is home to the regional Native corporation’s headquarters. Winter dividends will be sent out or deposited starting Dec. 6. (Casey Kelly/KTOO)Most Sealaska shareholders will get a $713 check or direct deposit in about two weeks.

Competition targets Southeast entrepreneurs

Haa Aani CEO Russell Dick, left, listens as The Nature Conservancy Southeast Director Norman Cohen talks about the Path to Prosperity competition.A Southeast Alaska Native corporation and a conservation group are combining forces to try to spur sustainable regional development.

Update: Sealaska bill passes Senate committee

Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski’s version of the Sealaska lands bill has passed out of its only committee of referral.

Sealaska, Sitka Tribe sign Redoubt Falls agreement

Redoubt MOA_250Sealaska and the Sitka Tribe have reached an agreement on the management of Redoubt Lake Falls -- when, and if, the property is ever conveyed by the federal government. Representatives from both organizations met in a signing ceremony Friday afternoon (6-14-13) in Sitka.

Sealaska land bills back before Congress

A smaller, stopgap Sealaska land bill is on the back burner – at least for now. But the full measure is scheduled for markup during a congressional hearing this week.

Sealaska bill going before Senate lands panel

The revised Sealaska land bill will have its first Senate hearing on Thursday.

Spring Sealaska dividends total $12 million

Sealaska Plaza in Juneau, headquarters of the Southeast regional Native corporation.Sealaska’s approximately 21,000 shareholders will get their spring dividends around April 12th. Sealaska’s Board of Directors approved the distribution at a meeting today at its Juneau headquarters.

New Sealaska land bills introduced in Congress

Sealaska Plaza in Juneau, headquarters of the Southeast regional Native corporation.Alaska’s congressional delegation today introduced new Sealaska land-selection bills. Both would turn about 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest over to Sealaska, the regional Native corporation for Southeast Alaska.