Charting Southeast's economy through 2020

Southeast Conference begins its two-day Mid-Session Summit today at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. The annual summit kicks off with opening remarks at 8 a.m.
Keynote: A big slice of the renewable energy pie

...projects and a quarter of projects currently in operation are located in Southeast Alaska, said Sara Fisher-Goad, Director of the Alaska Energy Authority. She was the keynote speaker during Tuesday's Southeast Conference Mid-Session Summit held...
State | Local | AK legislature
Quiet ceremony concludes Sealaska land transfer after years of work

Sealaska received 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest in a land transfer Friday, culminating decades of negotiations.
A big night in the arts

...of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly and as borough mayor (both twice), and a member of the Board of Directors of the Alaska Humanities Forum, among other roles.He is a third generation Alaskan and earned his Ph.D. in Northern Political...
Sockeye marketers look to pink campaign

SOCKEYE MARKETERS LOOK TO PINK CAMPAIGN Alaska seafood marketers are ramping up promotions and bankrolling a $1 global million media blitz to counteract a tough sockeye salmon market.
Anchorage Assembly considers rules on public pot consumption

ANCHORAGE - The Anchorage Assembly is considering an ordinance that would ban all public consumption of marijuana in Alaska's largest city.
My Turn: Standing united against domestic violence, child abuse

...Jan Rutherdale is chairwoman of Alaska's Children's Justice Act Taskforce. Lauree Morton is executive director of the Alaska Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
Alaska might not be able to afford film subsidies

...said."The film-credit issue is one that we might not be able to afford going forward," he said Friday.The director of the Alaska Film Office warned in an email to a group of television and film producers that their subsidy applications will...
State | AK legislature
Cruise ships still king

For the country's second-youngest state, older travelers are essential.
Walker's opening choices are hard ones

JUNEAU - Bill Walker is coming into the governor's office faced with high expectations for a renewed spirit of bipartisanship in Alaska politics and the grim reality of plunging oil prices and gaping budget holes.


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