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Southeast lands $6.7M in PILT payments

...of Juneau $1,895,653 Ketchikan Gateway Borough $1,102,193 Skagway $141,239 Petersburg census area $647,249 Prince of Wales $976,642 Sitka city borough $655,506 Wrangell Borough $415,588 Yakutat Borough $114,369
For some in Yakutat, Timber sale spells grief the Yakutat Salvage Sale II Project, it declined to join the tribal suit. Yakutat city planner Skip Ryman said Yakutat Borough officials believe the timber salvage project is responsible economic development. He added, "Our position right...
Cruise lines deal to skirt tax

...workers before being flown to a hospital, according to Yakutat's officials. Alaska Natives, who make up half the Yakutat borough population, worry the huge ships may be disturbing seals that raise their pups on ice floes near the glacier. They...
Beard's original Yakutat gold claims may not pan out

...Geohedral's original founders. Beard Co. president and chief financial officer Herb Mee declined to comment on the issue. Yakutat Borough manager Skip Ryman said the company was very optimistic when it first started surveying the area about 45 miles east...
State Briefs

...Air Service is now carrying mail into Yakutat six days a week. Alaska Airlines also continues to carry some mail. Yakutat Borough Manager Don Braun said service seems to have improved. Borough officials at first worried that diverting mail from...
Juneau Empire Story Archive to meet the ships," said Raymond Sensmeier, vice president of the Alaska Native Brotherhood Grand Camp. The Yakutat Borough Assembly, in an attempt to lessen impacts from increasing tour boat traffic, recently approved a head tax on passengers...
Alaska population grows since census an estimated 8,894 on July 1, 2002. The biggest percentage drop in Alaska was the 4.9 percent fall in the Yakutat Borough, to an estimated 724 people. The biggest increase, 4.2 percent, occurred in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough...
Yakutat postal clerks stop delivery of anonymous letters containing allegations of improprieties by city officials

...down at the coffee shop showed me his. My gut reaction is let's just see where the cards fall." Ryman said the Yakutat Borough Assembly knows the case, the people involved, and the tax code pertaining to those named in the court documents...
State economists see hope in unemployment rate

...Ketchikan Gateway Borough at 10.9 percent, Haines Borough at 14.6 percent, Wrangel-Petersburg at 15.7 percent, Yakutat Borough at 16.3 percent, Prince of Wales Island at 20.5 percent, Skagway at 12.16 percent, and Hoonah-Angoon at...
Vexation over Haines annexation

...the borough of Haines about 2,120 square miles. Skagway, with a year-round population of 825, points to the Yakutat Borough as precedent for its cause. Bockhorst recommended against that incorporation. Filing a petition to form a borough...


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