Eric Stone, Alaska's Energy Desk - Ketchikan
A new company would like to build a $12 billion natural gas export terminal in Southeast Alaska waters near Prince Rupert, British Columbia. But some aren’t convinced the project will be viable.
Some teams are spending more money to fly to their away games. The higher price tag means fewer students can go.
Chinook salmon, also known as king salmon, are getting smaller, and a team of scientists at the University of Washington think they know why. A new study says killer whales might be behind Chinook’s declining size.
During a 16-month drought that only ended this past November, Southeast communities had to turn to diesel to fill the gap left by underfilled hydroelectric lakes.
The planned move is part of a wider effort to centralize dispatch operations, which also involves closing dispatch facilities in Wasilla and Soldotna.
A month of near-constant downpours has finally lifted the Ketchikan area out of drought — but getting all that rain at once presents an entirely new set of problems.
Bellingham-area resident Spencer Hill was arrested Nov. 6 in a Ketchikan hotel with a half pound of methamphetamine, a small amount of heroin, a pistol reported stolen and a money counting machine, police said.
A dozen common shellfish harvest sites and recreational beaches in the Ketchikan area exceeded safe bacteria levels at least once this summer, according to a coalition of groups that monitor water quality.