Daniel Henry, a member of the Skagway Assembly, plans to plead guilty to federal charges of willfully failing to file tax returns, and has to pay back more than $600,000 to the government as part of a plea deal. Jerzy Shedlock
Despite being subjected to the environmental and health risks of upstream mining projects in Canada, Alaskans have no say in their approval. Which is why thousands of Alaskans have been clamoring about them. Brendan Jones
I like to think that reading John Steinbeck's words imprinted on me the first intense love of place that I have kept alive all my life. Some places have charisma to shape stories and draw storytellers to them. Sitka is such a place.John Straley
Studio Incamminati, a four year school for contemporary realism in Philadelphia, founded by renowned artist Nelson Shanks, is offering an "In Your Town" Oil Painting Portrait Workshop in Haines, AK June 20-24, with instructor JaFang Lu.
When 200 million metric tons of rock tumbled down a remote Southeast Alaska mountain in October, nobody was around to see it. But thanks to a beefed-up seismic network and a new system that can distinguish landslides from earthquakes, scientists knew it had happened.Yereth Rosen