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The University of Alaska Board of Regents made the right decision Wednesday in voting unanimously not to proceed with drafting a conceptual plan for merging the University of Alaska Southeast and University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Saturday started the 2020 municipal election filing period. But with City of Ketchikan and Ketchikan Gateway Borough offices closed over the weekend, the opportunity to file as a candidate for local public office begins when the government opens for business today.
The magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck offshore south of the Alaska Peninsula at 10:12 p.m.Tuesday is a stark reminder that we reside in a seismically active part of the world — and should prepare accordingly.
City of Ketchikan staff have been prudent in making a realistic assessment of future city revenues available to the Ketchikan City Council and general public as work to develop a city municipal budget for 2021 begins.
While the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects have been felt throughout the United States, few areas have experienced the sort of immediate, deep and potentially far-reaching economic impact that Southeast Alaska has witnessed during the past three months.
Commercial troll boats have been active in local waters of late, and it’s been good to see commercial purse seine and gillnet fishing boats heading out for salmon harvest openings in the region.
Recent changes at Ucore Rare Metals Inc. have renewed curiosity about the future of its potential Bokan-Dotson Ridge Rare Earth Project on the southeast coast of Prince of Wales Island.