BETHEL - Residents from the western Alaska village of Mekoryuk are seeking a larger musk oxen harvest to fit their subsistence lifestyle, as well as a more active management role.
Next week, the Juneau Economic Development Council will host the third Innovation Summit in Juneau. The U.S. Forest Service co-sponsors this gathering of business leaders, government officials, and local stakeholders every year.
JUNEAU - The Alaska Food Policy Council is conducting a series of town hall meetings across the state to answer people's concerns on food security.
What do Juneau and Iceland have in common? A fish-driven economy, of course. And soon, they'll also share the economic insights of Thor Sigfusson, visiting from Iceland next week to speak on innovation in the seafood industry.
The Channel Terrace apartment building in Douglas will be sold to ensure it continues to serve low-income families in Juneau. The purchase of the 22-unit apartment building by GMD Development is helped by grants and tax credits totaling $32.
ANCHORAGE - The longest river in Alaska and the third-longest river in North America does not have a landing. Emmonak, the community of about 800 at the mouth of the Yukon, has plans to change that.
ANCHORAGE - The former CEO of a Mat-Su Valley creamery said she hopes a federal grand jury indictment against her ultimately will set the record straight on the company she helped create.
...working out a contract with NANA Management Services LLC to provide food services for Juneau's schools.The U.S. Department of Agriculture has levied the price increase to bring paid school lunch prices in line with federal reimbursements for free...
A bill that would allow regional Native corporation Sealaska to complete its land entitlement moved through a Senate committee Tuesday. The legislation - which is sponsored by U.S.
KETCHIKAN - When kids come to the Tern Festival at Yakutat this month, they will be learning about birds from artists, naturalists, birders and biologists. They will also be getting outdoors and learning to love it.
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