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Southeast Alaska's invisible (and invasive) war

...Winter, Invasive Species Program Director in Metlakatla Indian Community, spoke at the conference about efforts on Annette Island, where invasive species are edging out traditional subsistence plants. Some salmonberry, thimbleberry and huckleberry...
Metlakatla Founders Day coming up

...people from British Columbia followed William Duncan, an Anglican missionary, over the Canadian border to Annette Island.Now Annette Islands Reserve is Alaska's only Indian reservation, and, ever since that day in 1887, Metlakatla Indian Community...
Empire Editorial: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...except Mount McKinley National Park, national monuments established before 1977, Native corporation selections, the Annette Island Reserve, and land controlled by the Department of Defense or the Alaska Power Administration."By an overwhelming...
Opinion | AK legislature
My Turn: Since time immemorial

...paid a pittance of $7 million for the taking of 17 million acres that comprised the Tongass, Glacier Bay and the Annette Island Reserve. Undaunted by the paltry award for the richest land in Alaska, we joined with other Alaska Natives to pursue...
Southeast sees year's first 70-degree temperature

The thermometer at Annette Island, west of Ketchikan, hit 72 degrees Thursday, tying a record high set in 1957 and topping the 70-degree mark for the first...
Metlakatla student expelled for bringing gun to school

...out and used to threaten other students or staff."Annette Island School District Superintendent Eugene Avey, in a...students have brought toy weapons and air weapons to Annette Island schools before, those incidents don't happen frequently...
Gold Medal tournament games set

...are supposed to have a group of young guys that can really run," Wilson said of the team with Tsimshian roots from Annette Island.Arguably, one of the two best teams in the tourney could be sent home after two games.Haines will open the opposite...
House Finance hears student restraint bill

...Now she's on the honor roll with a staff that's now trained," Cyprus said.Superintendent Eugene Avey of the Annette Island School District said the key to diffusing situations was a trained staff."We had two children literally ransack...
Roger A. Sylvester

...transferred a Änal time and Juneau became the base of operations as he worked to develop the timber industries from Annette Island to Elim to Arctic Village for the BIA and Alaska Natives. Roger was that rare federal worker with a bilingual business...
Report: Safety, justice systems in rural Alaska worst in U.S.

...Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 effectively eliminated Indian country in Alaska, with the exception of the Annette Island reservation in Southeast Alaska. While the state won the case, the commission doesn't agree that the decision exempts...


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