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Alaska State Troopers are investigating allegations that a village public safety officer in Kake used a stun gun or Taser on two boys.Associated Press
This picture on my desk of three fishermen is proof of the enduring nature of friendships forged on Sitka docks. Boat kids understand impermanence, the ease with which people can wash away. Tele Aadsen
A Sitka man who authorities say crashed a boat into rocks while he was drunk, prompting a rescue effort that included Coast Guard helicopters, is facing multiple charges, including for assault and weapons misconduct.Megan Edge
The state of Alaska on Wednesday canceled bids for a ferry terminal update that the Canadian government threatened to block because of a dispute over the use of American steel.Becky Bohrer | Associated Press
National Weather Service warns that streams and culverts are likely to flood, as Southeast Alaska breaks January rainfall and temperature records, and rainfall continues. Megan Edge
With an optimism that belied the state’s yawning budget deficit and the need for deep budget cuts, the 29th Alaska Legislature gaveled into session Tuesday afternoon.Pat Forgey
On Thursday, troopers responded about 11:36 a.m. to a report of the attempted suicide of an inmate.Devin Kelly
Ketchikan historian Dave Kiffer calls floatplane pilots the glue that holds Southeast Alaska together. "In this part of the state, you don't just drive to the next town," he said. "These folks face danger on every flight. If you take chances, they will eventually catch up with you."John M. Glionna
I should be ashamed of slinking by colleagues at work or sneaking into plays just as the lights go down. But I’m in a perennial battle with the clock. There is just not enough time in a day to fit everything in. And it ticks me off.Katie Bausler
The former maintenance director of the Petersburg School District in Southeast Alaska was sentenced on Wednesday to 12 years in prison for possessing and distributing child pornography.Jerzy Shedlock
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