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Alaska State Museum Awards $105,600 in grants to institutions

...Inupiat History, Language and Culture Department, Barrow, $6,000; Pioneer Air Museum, Fairbanks, $5,600; Port Alexander Historical Society, $1,277; Museums Alaska, statewide, $8,781; Seward Museum, $6,000; Sheldon Museum...
Elderly pit bull survives encounter with bear

...several times by a brown bear in Port Alexander last week and flown to through the night, another Port Alexander resident offered to fly and is slowly recovering at Port Alexander."He's still really stiff...
Douglas-born woman celebrates 100 years

...well-traveled man who whisked Emma and the family off to the Puget Sound area for a couple years, then sailed up Port Alexander and spent a few years in Sitka, then another year in Skagway before going back to Seattle and eventually settling...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 29, 2015

...after being bitten several times by a brown bear in Port Alexander last week. The Daily Sitka Sentinel first reported...bear. Monkey's owner scared away the bear, and a Port Alexander resident offered to fly the injured dog to Sitka for...
Eyak's sinking leaves Port Alexander isolated

...get mail, fuel and freight to Port Alexander, a small community of 45 people...bunch," said Debra Gifford, Port Alexander's mayor. "It changes things...available."Gifford has lived in Port Alexander since 1976, before the Eyak began...
Coast Guard medevacs woman in Port Alexander

...woman reportedly suffering from complications associated with a lower back injury aboard the fishing vessel Annie B in Port Alexander on Sunday.An Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the injured woman and transported her to...
My Turn: Alaskan timber industry may jeopardize Alaska

...the country. Craig ranks in the top 100. I know fishermen in the big capital city, as well as smaller towns like Port Alexander, Point Baker, Wrangell, Hoonah, and others. Salmon pay the bills, and salmon need healthy upland habitat.My...
Good memories keep solo hiker going strong

...complete an 18-day hike and paddle from Sitka to Port Alexander. "Selective memory is the only way I keep paddle down Chatham Strait from Port Lucy into Port Alexander. MacFerrin said he's not sure what his plans are...
Marc Livingston

Former Port Alexander and Juneau resident Marc Livingston, of Bellingham, Wash.,, including the trans-Alaska oil pipeline. He settled in Port Alexander in 1976, helped to build that community, and fished seasonally...
Brown winter is abnormal but no record

...far above normal for this time of year. On Dec. 15, Petersburg, Klawock, Craig, Point Baker, Coffman Cove, Port Alexander, Ketchikan, Hoonah, Pelican, Juneau and Haines all either tied or set record-high temperatures. In Craig...


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