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Assembly adopts $300 fine for illegal tree cutting

WRANGELL — The Wrangell Borough Assembly on Jan. 9 unanimously adopted an ordinance to institute a $300 fine for illegally cutting down trees on...

 

State ferry Columbia expected back at sea this week

The state ferry Columbia, after a week in the shop to repair leaky pipes and its bow thrusters, was expected back at work starting Wednesday, June...

 

Forest Service reminds public of unguided Anan permits

WRANGELL — The U.S. Forest Service again this year is making available permits for unguided visits to the Anan Wildlife Observatory, limited to...

 

Legislators will get 67% pay raise next year; 20% boost for governor

Alaska legislators will get a 67% pay raise next January — from $50,000 to $84,000 a year — and the governor and state department heads will...

 

Petersburg will go without ferry service Jan. 11 to Feb. 3

The Alaska Marine Highway System is cutting back on port calls while it sends its ships into their...

 

Alaska, Canada tribal members talk of shared interests in protecting rivers

WRANGELL—Tribal members from both sides of the U.S.-Canada border — the headwaters and downstream region of the Stikine River — talked about...

 

Ferry system will suspend "dynamic pricing" plan

Three years after adopting a pricing plan that adds a surcharge for passenger, vehicle and...

 

Sealaska Heritage starts fall lecture series this week

WRANGELL — Sealaska Heritage Institute is sponsoring a free, 13-part fall lecture series covering a wide range of topics, including clan crests,...

 

Last-minute permits for Anan available through Forest Service office

Independent travelers and residents looking to visit Anan Wildlife Observatory apart from tour groups still have a chance to do so. The Forest...

 

State forecasts weak returns for Southeast pinks

After a strong return of pink salmon to Southeast last year, state fisheries managers are forecasting a commercial harvest of just over 16 million...

 

Dunleavy appointees fire Permanent Fund director

The board that oversees Alaska's multibillion-dollar investment portfolio has fired Angela Rodell...

 

Alaska starts assigning first 100 out-of-state health care workers

The first 100 out-of-state health care workers have started arriving in Alaska to help at medical facilities overwhelmed with record patient counts...

 

GCI will move call-center operations overseas

GCI, the largest telecommunications provider in the state, is planning to move all of its call-center operations out of Alaska and will contract with...

 

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