The prospect that President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans will fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat before the year is out has ignited a call for major changes on the court, including expanding the number of justices.
The recent announcement of a $21 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to the Alaska Energy Authority is a promising sign to those who are involved in the planning and negotiation processes for the expansion. The funding is to be utilized in developing an constructions a $90 million, 190,000 square-foot cold storage facility.
A collection of photographs believed to be the largest collection taken by a Tlingit person will soon give anyone wanting to learn more about the history and culture of Angoon a unique window into the past.
Tyonek the beluga gained notoriety when stranded as a calf in Alaska in September of 2017. After being nursed back to health here in the state the whale would ultimately be sent down to San Antonio Seaworld where he now draws attention to the plight of the endangered Cook Inlet beluga population.