Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska - Juneau
When you think about an elementary school music class, a choir might come to mind. The students sing choral standards with their teacher standing in front, or backing them up on piano. But these days, some of those classes are different. In Juneau, one music teacher has hundreds of kids playing guitars, mandolins, ukuleles and banjos – together, as a band. Listen Now
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority is advancing plans to mine Gulf of Alaska beach sands about 75 miles northwest of Yakutat. Listen Now
According to Southeast Alaska’s largest tribal organization, a warrior is someone who fights to preserve subsistence rights or Native languages. It's also someone who works for clean water or cares for other people’s children. Listen Now
A new ferry governance study released by the Southeast Conference, a regional development organization, concluded that the Alaska Marine Highway System should break into two agencies to prepare for the future. The study examined ferry operations in Alaska and elsewhere. Listen Now
After years in the legislative minority, all Southeast representatives are in positions of power. Listen Now
The Alaska Marine Highway System is paying more than $1,200 a day for long-term storage of two unused ferries. Listen Now
Alaska and British Columbia officials signed a statement of cooperation Thursday aimed at protecting rivers that flow through the province and the state. Listen Now
About 4,500 acres of heavily-logged forest will return to wilderness under a deal involving the federal government and a Southeast Alaska Native corporation. Listen Now
The Alaska Marine Highway System’s largest ferry needs work on one of its propellers. LISTEN NOW The 500-passenger Columbia will soon head to a Portland, Ore., shipyard for repairs. As a result, most of Southeast Alaska’s larger...
Searchers continued looking Wednesday for a Sitka man last seen Monday on the Mt. Verstovia Trail.
Enrolled members of Alaska’s largest tribal government are getting enhanced photo IDs. They can be used for border crossings and some other situations where official identification is necessary. Listen now
Southeast Alaska's regional tribal government is temporarily ending programs that provide food, clothing and shelter to its most needy clients. Listen now