Angela Denning, CoastAlaska
Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corp. pled guilty to illegally burning fuel and waste at its hatcheries, which led to a worker being seriously injured.
Southeast Alaska’s regional Native corporation, Sealaska, plans to distribute $15.4 million to its approximately 23,000 shareholders on Wednesday.
The State of Alaska fined Yakutat’s village corporation, Yak-Tat Kwaan, $500 for violating election requirements that shareholders receive annual financial information.
The shortfall was due to a combination of a much lower harvest and a smaller price per pound.
The aging state ferry Tustumena's replacement is likely to be a battery-powered diesel-electric hybrid, as the state leverages federal funds to green up its fleet.
Southeast Alaska’s wolves tend to favor deer and moose at mealtime, but in a pinch they won’t say no to black bear – or even sea otter.
The State Department of Transportation has decided to keep the ferry Columbia sidelined this winter, limiting cross-Gulf of Alaska service until May.
The Alaska Marine Highway System will put a winter pause on dynamic pricing, which increased ferry fares up to 50 percent based on capacity.
The Tulsequah Chief mine is in Canada, about 20 miles from the Alaska border near Juneau.
The 418-foot flagship Columbia will be back online in November for the first time since it was sidelined to save money in 2019.
The famous Brown family tried to buy land in Alaska after living in Washington the last three years. But locals did not welcome them as neighbors.
Last year’s haul was worth about $25 million. This year will probably be better.
Most businesses in Southeast Alaska say a lack of workforce housing is hurting their economic outlook.
Cube Cove is on the northwest side of Admiralty Island. The area was heavily logged – mostly by clear cut – in the 1980s and 90s.
The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is a state agency with a mission to increase the economic value of Alaska seafood and create a demand for it.
It’s only the third time in the last 20 years that the season has been shortened — 2013 and 2017 saw early closures, too.
The change means descendants of original shareholders no longer need to prove they have one–quarter Native blood to become a shareholder, which was a requirement set by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971.
Although seniors lose the most money to fraud, people aged 18-30 get scammed the most often.
Through photographs shared by whale watchers, Happy Whale has recorded thousands of whales that travel to and from Alaska.