Traditional deer pellet counts have been going on for three decades but biologists are seeing more detailed results from DNA studies.
Ketchikan’s School Superintendent Robert Boyle is one of four finalists for the job of Alaska Department of Education and Early Development commissioner.
Sealaska just released its 2015 annual report, which illustrates its financial ups and downs. Those affect more than 22,000 shareholders, who receive dividends twice a year.
A Sitka property wiped out by last year’s deadly landslide is still taxable, at least according to city code.
Although graduation is this week, school is not over for some science students at Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka. The class, known as SeaTech, is headed to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego to present their original research on beluga and narwhal bioacoustics.
A proposed ban on retail pot in Ketchikan’s downtown core is on Thursday’s Ketchikan City Council agenda.
A dog that attacked a group of children and later bit an adult man in the Christopher Road area has been declared dangerous and will be euthanized by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Animal Protection Department.
The Port of Ketchikan has four cruise ship berths, which will accommodate about 950,000 cruise passengers this season.
Mara Lutomski takes the place of John Havrilek as the Administrative Manager of the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce.
A Sitka man is facing three felony charges for breaking into Harry Race Pharmacy last November. A Sitka Grand Jury on Friday indicted Derek R. Baird, age 28, for burglary in the second degree, after he allegedly entered the pharmacy after it was closed.
Assembly members decide to pull $20,000 from Petersburg Mental Health Services funding and put it towards WAVE.
UAS Ketchikan 2016 graduates. (Photo by Leila Kheiry)
Non-traditional students who overcome challenges to succeed in academics was the overriding theme during Saturday’s University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus graduation ceremony
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Mt. Edgecumbe High School sent fifteen students to the Native Youth Olympics in Anchorage last weekend (4-2-16 to 4-23-16). The event draws Alaskan Native teens from around the state in three days of intense competition.
A marten dragging a chicken across North Tongass Highway caused a two-vehicle collision just before noon on Saturday.
Today's meeting will be the first one in the conference room on the second story of the Hallingstad-Peratrovich building.
It’s costing 10 percent more to take the ferry to and from the Lower-48. The higher fare is part of another round of tariff increases aimed at boosting income and equalizing rates across all routes.
On Tuesday night (4-26-16), the Assembly considered allowing rentals, on a conditional use basis, in Sitka’s municipal harbors and slips. They also received an update on branding for tourists and firmed up zoning laws for marijuana business.
How many things live in our backyard, and how are they connected? That’s what little scientists were trying to discover during a Junior BioBlitz on Wednesday. The kids tromped in muskeg and listened to birds during the daylong survey of ecosystems.
The Rasmuson Art Acquisition Fund requested the art pieces owned by the Clausen Museum.
Tuesday night (4-26-16), the Sitka Assembly passed a law that would fine those using their phone while driving. Exceptions are made for hands-free use. The policy is intended to reduce distracted driving and prevent accidents.
While 15-percent of the state’s population is Alaska Native, under five-percent of its teachers are. PITAAS grooms future teachers and administrators while they’re still in college.
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott visited Prince of Wales Island and Ketchikan this week. He stopped in at KRBD to talk about his visit to the big island, current issues facing the State of Alaska and his “weird” job.
Petersburg beat larger 4A teams from Juneau and Ketchikan in the invitational meet. Several runners beat their personal records.
Petersburg borough offices will be in the second floor of the Hallingstad-Peratrovich building for about a year while the old municipal building is renovated.
A tree took out power lines in Ketchikan’s Ward Cove area Tuesday morning, affecting power throughout Ketchikan and the Southeast Alaska Power Agency system. Power was fully restored in Ketchikan by mid-afternoon.
Hundreds of high schoolers from around Southeast recently gathered in Ketchikan for Music Fest. Petersburg’s concert band, jazz band, and concert choir were recognized for the quality of their performances by earning superior ratings.
Ketchikan search and rescue crew members have recovered the body of 22-year-old Justin Nathan, missing on Deer Mountain since November.
Petersburg resident, Jack Slaght, has been spending the last few years making two fire trucks--from1928 and 1936--like new again.
The Circle of Life 5K Run-Walk will start at Sandy Beach Park at 9 a.m. Saturday and head out on Cabin Creek road before returning back to the park.
How many wolves are on Prince of Wales Island? It’s an important question because wolves are an important predator – part of the chain of life in the forest. A POW tribal group has been awarded a federal grant to help gather data used to determine that number.