Alaska regulators and fishing groups said Thursday they feel a lot more optimistic that offshore fish farming won't just get a rubber stamp from Congress.
The M/V Taku will add a stop in Hoonah when it departs from Juneau on Saturday night for its regularly scheduled southern run to Ketchikan and Prince Rupert, the state Transportation Department announced.
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KETCHIKAN - The Wrangell Sentinel celebrated its 100th anniversary Wednesday, making it the longest continuously operating newspaper in the state. The newspaper has survived 11 owners, the Depression, a gold rush, downturn in the timber industry and two fires since it began printing on Nov. 20, 1902.
Alaska's fast ferry Fairweather is out of commission again after high seas damaged the ship Thursday while it was returning to Juneau from Haines.
Alone in his boat, Juneau angler Ron Taug had some chaotic moments trying to land Taku River king salmon with two rods last spring.
Federal fisheries scientists in Juneau are suffering a budget pinch this year, and are anticipating an even tougher scramble to maintain their research projects in Alaska next year.
The Juneau School Board announced Friday the names and bios of four new superintendent finalists, plus one held over from its first search.
Last week in the Juneau Empire I read that after awarding the Alaska Lighthouse Association the Point Retreat Lighthouse, Sen. Ted Stevens is attempting to transfer ownership of that property to them.
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