Rep. Young requests a few earmarks — 15 years after his ‘Bridge to Nowhere’ made earmarking taboo

What’s not on Young’s list? One very large bridge from Ketchikan to Gravina Island, where the city’s airport is.

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Some accuse Instagram of censorship after posts for Missing, Murdered, Indigenous Persons Awareness Day disappear

On May 5, people all across the country shared stories and pictures, and memorialized the thousands of Indigenous people who have disappeared.  Later, many users reported that content they shared to their stories disappeared too. 

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Could rising timber prices aid the Tongass transition to second-growth logging?

Soaring lumber prices could be a boon for Southeast Alaska’s struggling timber industry. The pandemic has fueled the demand for both renovations and the new home construction market, and supply has not kept up.

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Sitka Tribe of Alaska’s suit over state’s herring management is resolved

Sitka Tribe of Alaska filed suit against Fish and Game in 2018 over the department’s management of the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery.

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