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Zoning revisions being made for pot businesses

Zoning revisions being made for pot businesses

On May 12 the Planning and Zoning Commission presided over a lengthy workshop and meeting meant to iron out which cannabis-related businesses would be appropriate for nonresidential zones in... Full story

Injured hiker rescued after 200-foot fall on Mount Juneau

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A hiker was rescued from Mount Juneau on Friday after he slipped near the peak and tumbled about 200 feet, suffering injuries to his head and shoulder area, authorities said. Tim Haugh, a 57-year-old from Juneau, was listed...

Local ferry out of commission again

An interisland ferry service startup has stopped again, after reporting trouble with its landing craft. After discovering water in the stern of the Rainforest Islander, operator Rainforest Islands Ferry contacted its customers last week to cancel... Full story

Ryder Cup Tournament last weekend

Muskeg Meadows saw 19 participants on Saturday and 18 participants on Sunday for the Ray Pederson Memorial Ryder Cup Tournament. Wrangell won the cup back this year with a score of 14.5 to Petersburg’s 8.5. May 21 and 22 will be the Bobs’ IGA 9...

Police reports

Monday, May 9 Nothing to report. Tuesday, May 10 Citizen Assist. Wednesday, May 11 Unlock vehicle. Report of female brown bear with three cubs at the back channel, one half mile at the end of Spur Road. Thursday, May 12 Officer responded to...

Lingcod sport limits and spring troll fishery announced

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced last week limits for the year’s lingcod sport fishing season, which for Southeast Alaska began on Monday. Running through to Nov. 30, licensed residents will be limited to bagging one lingcod a...

Fish Factor

Alaska’s salmon season has gotten underway with lots of optimism, a far cry from the bleak feelings of a year ago. Last year’s fishery was blown asunder by a perfect storm of depressed currencies, salmon backlogs and global markets awash with...

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