Work starts on road to Tanana

...The last Alaska community connected to the road system was Kasaan, population on 29. It was linked to the Prince of Wales Island road system about two decades ago.State Sen. Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks, hopes the road will help reverse...
USCG: 2 medevacs in Southeast Alaska Sunday

...Life Boat from Station Ketchikan to rendezvous with the fishing vessel near Kendrick Bay, on the south end of Prince of Wales Island.The life boat crew arrived on scene, brought the injured crewmember aboard and transported her safely back to...
Scientists use CSI-style tests to count Alaska wolf packs

...ANCHORAGE - Wedged in a floatplane buzzing low above Prince of Wales Island, scientists sometimes spot the wolves after a...their droppings.That's particularly true on Prince of Wales Island, Logan said. Wolf scat doesn't last long in...

...8Camp NaNoWriMo, all month at Craig Public Library. Get help with National Novel Writing Month at the library.Prince of Wales Island Interagency Meeting, 12 p.m., Craig Youth Center.LEGOs at Craig Rec, 2-4 p.m., Craig Recreation Center...
Drug bust on fishing boat leads to more charges

...interview, Berntson said the delay in charging Petersen had to do with Petersen's frequent travel to and from Prince of Wales Island."I wanted to give him the chance to talk about it," Berntson said, adding that it also took time for the...
Thieves steal documentary film crew electronics

...a British documentary team filming in Alaska.The Juneau Police Department said the film crew had travelled to Prince of Wales Island to work on their documentary and had arranged to leave their belongings in a locked Juneau hotel conference room...
Empire Editorial: Weeding out the invasives

...exterior.Many of the invasive species prevalent in Southeast can be found in communities such as Juneau, Wrangell, Prince of Wales Island and other areas that act as transportation hubs.The good news is Alaska has it easy compared to the rest of the...
Alaska Editorial: SB99 opens wider opportunities for Southeast Alaska

...opportunities in southern Southeast Alaska is mining.Prince of Wales Island near Ketchikan has two mine sites being promoted...take time, but at the end of the process not only Prince of Wales Island and Ketchikan will benefit. Alaska and the nation...
My Turn: We love Alaska Airlines both individual customers and to businesses that utilize its cargo operation.Our son had an oyster farm on Prince of Wales Island and like other rural businesses could not have gotten his product to market without Alaska Airlines remarkable...
Former volunteer named Sitka District ranger with the U.S. Forest Service as a volunteer college student in a summer job improving fish habitat on Prince of Wales Island."I thought, this is the coolest thing ever," said Perry Edwards, who will move into the district ranger...


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