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Central Council votes in new president

...Peterson was originally born in Ketchikan but was raised and lived his entire life in Kasaan on the eastern coast of Prince of Wales Island. He has served as the tribal president for The Organized Village of Kasaan and on its seven-member tribal council...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-13/central-council-votes-new-president
Local
On the Trails: Middens

...Aleutians, on the North Slope, and all over coastal Southeast, except where long sandy beaches are common. On Prince of Wales Island, middens composed mostly of barnacle and mussel shells have been estimated to be as much as 5,500 years old...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/trails-middens
Outdoors
SHI to Sponsor Latseen Leadership Academy

...in two Southeast Alaska villages. This year's academies for high school students will be held July 6-19 on Prince of Wales Island and July 19-31 in Angoon. Travel scholarships are available for students living outside of those areas. Students...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-10/shi-sponsor-latseen-leadership-academy
Art
Hoonah carvers restore history with Xuna Shuka Hit

...except these are inside). Right now, they're working on the exterior screens.All the wood is red cedar from Prince of Wales Island, milled in Hoonah by Icy Strait Lumber, and the carvers do all the work by hand.Each house post took between...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-03/hoonah-carvers-restore-history-x%C3%BAna-
Art
First Friday Art Walk

...Stout. Stout makes copper ornaments and pins. The shop will also feature earrings made of XtraTuffs created on Prince of Wales Island. New work by Johnny Ellis and Jessica SullivanAnnie Kaill's244 Front St.Reception: 4:30-7 p.m.Jewelry...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-03/first-friday-art-walk
Art
U.S. relationships with Asia-Pacific region: A confluence of imperatives for Alaska

...drones. China currently dominates the global market of dysprosium, but the discovery of dysprosium on Alaska's Prince of Wales Island could provide the opportunity to break the Chinese monopoly. In December 2011, the United States Department of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-01/us-relationships-asia-pacific-region-
Opinion
Agency to review Archipelago wolves

...A subspecies of gray wolf found on Alaska's Prince of Wales Island will be considered for listing under the Endangered...of Alexander Archipelago wolves, which live on Prince of Wales Island near the tip of Alaska's Panhandle.Rebecca...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-30/agency-review-archipelago-wolves
State
Senate throws its support behind pair of Southeast mining projects

...allows AIDEA to issue bonds to help finance Bokan-Dotson, located about 40 miles southwest of Ketchikan, on Prince of Wales Island.The second amendment does the same for the Niblack mine project - also on Prince of Wales - and the Gravina Island...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-27/senate-throws-its-support-behind-pair-s
State | AK legislature
Sealaska to resume minerals exploration on POW Island

...prices steeply declined. The corporation continued, however, to conduct small-scale mineral assessments on its Prince of Wales Island lands.Rick Harris, the corporation's executive vice president, said seeing progress made on the Niblack and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-20/sealaska-resume-minerals-exploration-po
State
Proposal to bring tourists to Pelican raises eyebrows

...facility and adventure center."The important distinction there is that unlike places like Waterfall (a resort on Prince of Wales Island), which is really just fishing, the idea is to have some diversity in application and use, and that kind of...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-04/proposal-bring-tourists-pelican-raises-
Local

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