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Kupreanof man found dead outside home

A Kupreanof man was found dead on the beach in front of his cabin on the south end of Kupreanof Island last Tuesday, Aug. 19. Alaska State Troopers responded to the report of a deceased person in front of a remote cabin on the Wrangell Narrows. The...

7th annual Rainforest Festival brings stars to town

The 7th annual Rainforest Festival kicks off next week. There are many highlights this year including a portable planetarium for viewing a projection of the night sky indoors and the first ever Rain ... Full story

Work continues on the Drive Down dock

The Drive Down dock project is on schedule and workers are driving piling and assembling steel components this month. The three-phase project is well into the second phase now, which includes... Full story

Stedman Elementary gets a facelift

When students return to Rae C. Stedman Elementary School next week, they will experience a lot more than just a bump up in grade. The exterior walls of the 45-year-old building have all been replaced ... Full story

William Betts Phillips, 70

William Betts Phillips, age 70, passed from this world to the next on August 4, 2014, in Juneau, Alaska. He was born to David and Francis Phillips, January 22, 1944, in Petersburg, where he lived... Full story

Fish Factor: Researchers working to explain decline of Alaska's Chinook salmon

More than 100 researchers and three dozen projects are underway to find clues as to why Alaska’s Chinook salmon production has declined since 2007. The ambitious effort marks the start of a state-backed five year, $30 million Chinook Salmon...

Relocation efforts help sockeye salmon reach escapement goal

Efforts by the Canadian agency Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) to relocate salmon across a barrier created by a landslide in late May are helping sockeye salmon reach escapement goals. DFO began relocating sockeye and Chinook salmon via...

 
 
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