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Proposed Pebble Mine blocked over environmental worries

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency took an unusually strong step Tuesday and blocked a proposed mine heralded by...

State board approves elk hunt on Zarembo for next year

The state Board of Game has approved a proposal to reopen an elk hunt on Zarembo Island, though the odds that a local could nab a tag and take a...

Regional art show arrives at Clausen

Clausen Museum Director Cindi Lagoudakis and local artist Suzanne Fuqua are both participants in...

State ferry system will get $284 million from federal treasury

The federal ship has come in for the Alaska Marine Highway System, carrying more than $284 million for upgrades to old vessels, money to help pay...

Report shows Alaska has almost eliminated its backlog of untested sexual assault evidence

Alaska’s backlog of untested sexual assault examination kits has all but disappeared after a five-year, multimillion-dollar effort, according to a... Full story

Lady Vikings level up against Craig Lady Panthers

The Petersburg High School girls basketball team fell twice at home last weekend against the...

Vikings pounce on Craig Panthers last weekend

The Petersburg High School boys basketball team took care of business last weekend, claiming two...

To the Editor

Unsettled Science To the Editor: This letter is in response to Sam Bunge’s response to my letter two weeks ago. The contention is based on the...

Guest Editorial: Sen. Murkowski is right: Don't mess it up

Sen. Lisa Murkowski succeeded in convincing her colleagues that the Alaska Marine Highway System deserves more federal funding. The proof of her...

Yesterday's News News from 25-50-75-100 years ago

February 2, 1923 – The halibut boat Flora was wrecked on the morning of January 24th on Whale Rock in Danger Pass, between Duke and Mary Islands...

Southeast commercial Chinook trolling fishery threatened by environmental lawsuit

This summer's commercial Chinook trolling fishery is in jeopardy following the recent release of a...

Trident will reopen this summer after 3-year shutdown

Wrangell — After a three-year closure blamed on weak chum returns, Seattle-based Trident Seafoods plans on running its Wrangell processing and...

Inside Kodiak's crab standoff

After the heat wave-induced collapse of the Bering Sea snow crab fishery, some fishermen were looking, with hope, at the upcoming tanner crab... Full story

Obituary: Colleen Nicholson

Colleen Nicholson was born on November 7, 1928 in Idaho Falls, ID, the eldest child of George... Full story

Police report

January 25 – A driver on Mitkof Highway was issued a warning for inoperable tail lights. An officer spoke with an individual on South Nordic Drive...

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