Tag Archives: Southeast Conference

Parnell: Gas line should help coastal communities

Gov. Sean Parnell talks about Southeast issues during the Southeast Conference's Mid-Session Summit Jan. 12, 2014. He wants the gas line's benefits to be shared with coastal communities. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)

Gov. Sean Parnell wants to get natural gas to Alaska’s coastal communities. He says a gas line and LNG plant could benefit more than the Railbelt. more

Development group pushes new Tongass approach

Second- or young-growth trees cover a Tongass National Forest hillside in southern Southeast Alaska. A proposal from the Southeast Conference could use newer forested areas to replace old-growth habitat. (CoastAlaska News photo.)

The Southeast Conference wants to change the way the Tongass National Forest is managed. more

Southeast population, payroll hit record highs

Source: Sheinberg Associates/Southeast Conference.

Southeast Alaska has more residents – and more jobs – than ever. That’s according to a report released during the Southeast Conference’s annual meeting in Sitka. more

Southeast leaders consider region’s maritime industry

The Ketchikan Shipyard is a big part of Southeast's maritime industry, which will be discussed at this year's Southeast Conference meeting. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)

About 250 Southeast business, government and nonprofit leaders will gather in Sitka Sept. 17-19. more