Lack of ferries drastically cuts Tenakee Springs' summer business

Tenakee Springs - In a normal summer, Tenakee Springs gets two roundtrip ferries from Juneau a week, and...delayed maintenance to Alaska Marine Highway ferries have cut Tenakee business' customer flow in the season they're most likely...
'Nicest store in Alaska' gets some TLC in Tenakee

TENAKEE SPRINGS - If you've visited Tenakee Springs recently, you've probably noticed the work being...that it's substantial.Guy Thornburgh, who now lives in Tenakee with his wife, Jolyn Davis, for the majority of the year...
Making Local Work: Tenakee Logging Company

TENAKEE SPRINGS - For Gordon Chew of Tenakee Logging Company Management, everything is connected.The trees...selectively harvest from Corner Bay, across the inlet from Tenakee Springs, are connected to homes and jobs in town. The jobs...
Tenakee resident heats homes geothermally

TENAKEE SPRINGS - The first time Kevin Allred visited Tenakee Springs, he knew it had geothermal possibilities...resource. You could even heat houses with that water.'"Tenakee residents already made at least one good use of the warm...
Museum emerging in Tenakee

TENAKEE SPRINGS - The old liquor store across from Snyder Mercantile Building is filled with Tenakee Springs history. Old toasters. Old shoes...the majority of what local historian and Tenakee Historical Collection president Vicki Wisenbaugh...
Tenakee Springs struggles to keep small school open

TENAKEE SPRINGS - The school in Tenakee Springs needs to double its enrollment by July 31 - or face closure...children recently left the community. Complicating things further is Tenakee's history of importing kids to meet the state's 10-student...
Stop development in Tenakee Inlet by opposing Sealaska legislation

For decades the residents of Tenakee Springs have been cautious about development around Tenakee Inlet. So, many of us were concerned when...Energy Fund grant application for a project in Tenakee Inlet without notifying the local government...
Tenakee Springs opposes Sealaska and IPEC geothermal site selection

...are attempting studies in geothermal power in Tenakee Inlet, but others in Tenakee are not pleased at this prospect. IPEC Chief...18 miles from Hoonah and 30 or more miles from Tenakee Springs. Mitchell said the area is estimated...
Tenakee honors veterans both young and old

The community of Tenakee recently honored Juneau veterans who have served...Trade Center, Pentagon and Pennsylvania.Joining Tenakee residents and local veterans for a fishing trip in Tenakee Inlet were Maj. Kyle Holt and Staff Sgt. Michael...
Tenakee Inlet remains closed to sport, personal use shrimp fishing and personal use shrimp fisheries in Tenakee Inlet will remain closed until further...area consists of all marine waters of Tenakee Inlet west of a line extending across the entrance of Tenakee Inlet from South Passage Point to East...


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