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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...
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...
Thumbs up, thumbs down

...friends and family members. Thumbs up to Audrey Hudson, who will become Metlakatla's first female mayor in the Annette Island community's 126-year history. Hudson won her seat last Tuesday by a margin of 11 votes. We wish you the best...
Metlakatla elects first female mayor

On Tuesday, Metlakatla elected Audrey Hudson as mayor, the first woman mayor in the Annette Island community's 126-year history.Hudson won the seat by a margin of 11 votes, defeating Karl Cook 376-365.Despite the close...
Annette Island renovates elementary

KETCHIKAN - Annette Island School District has received $14.5 million from the state to renovate Richard Johnson Elementary School.The school was originally...
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...
Metlakatla mother testifies in son's murder trial

...Sept. 29 death of Leona Meely, 67, at the home all three shared.Metlakatla is a community of nearly 1,500 on Annette Island, near the tip of the Alaska Panhandle.William Buxton is the oldest of the six children of Marge Buxton, a lifelong...
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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