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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
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...
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...
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...
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...
Ketchikan's airport named to top 10 most thrilling

...landing in Ketchikan now is much better than before the city had an airport.Travelers had to take large planes to Annette Island, and then transfer to float planes to continue to Ketchikan."And those float planes landed on their bellies...
Metlakatla celebrates 126th anniversary

...time between Metlakatla and Seattle. He was born on Annette Island, but his father took the family to Seattle to pursue...Gathering Strength Canoe Journey. The boats arrive at Annette Island Tuesday, but waited until Wednesday to make their...
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...
School construction up despite reduced capital budget

...and ventilation system overhauls.Metlakatla's Annette Island School District Superintendent Eugene Avey said oftentimes...needed for school maintenance and construction.The Annette Island district in far Southeast received the largest Major...


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