The history of gold rushes has no shortage of scams.
You'd be hard-pressed to find a Southeast Alaskan that doesn't love salmon, or a salmon that doesn't need clean water.
The Alaska Marine Highway System's budget - and ferry service to several dependent communities - was dealt a significant blow Thursday morning when the House Finance Subcommittee on the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities finalized its adjustments to Gov. Bill Walker's budget.The subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, recommended a $9.5 million cut to the ferry system from the current year's budget.
A bill sponsored by House Minority Leader Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage, aims to improve voter turnout - especially rural Alaska Native voter turnout, he said during a talk Tuesday in Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall downtown. Tuck and Rep.
By a unanimous vote on Feb. 20, the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska's (Central Council) Executive Council, a governing board of seven elected council members, adopted a new tribal statute clearly authorizing its Tribal Court to conduct marriage ceremonies, divorce proceedings, and establish custody arrangements.
Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has announced its adoption of a new statute explicitly authorizing its tribal court to conduct marriage ceremonies - with equal treatment for same-sex couples.
Rural governance is important unfinished business in the State of Alaska. The 1999 report by the Alaska Commission on Rural Governance and Empowerment charted pathways to remedy governance inequities between rural and urban Alaska.
Kerr Sulphurets Mitchell, a British Columbia mine in the transboundary Unuk River watershed that concerns many Southeast Alaska fishermen, Native organizations, tourism and environmental groups, has received early construction permits from the British Columbian government.
A tailings dam at Mount Polley Mine in British Columbia ruptured Monday morning, sending toxic waste into a watershed that flows into Vancouver.
The public is invited to join acclaimed author, anthropologist and National Geographic Explorer Wade Davis as he speaks about the Sacred Headwaters campaign at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14 at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.
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