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  1. POW Arts Extravaganza coming up Sept. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The second annual Prince of Wales Island-Wide Arts Extravaganza is coming up on Sept. 15th.


  2. Non-subsistence deer hunting limit announced for POWRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Hunters on federal land on Prince of Wales Island will be limited to two male deer this season, unless they are federally qualified as subsistence hunters. The Craig/Thorne Bay District Ranger issued that emergency special action to restrict the harvest limit on federally-managed public lands in Unit 2. The order is effective immediately and will expire in 60 days, or when new subsistence wildlife regulations are published in the Federal Register, whichever happens first.


  3. Agriculture secretary, Sen. Murkowski hear from POW sawmill operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Agriculture Seretary Sonny Perdue and Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski listen to Kirk Dahlstrom of Viking Lumber in Klawock. The two officials toured Prince of Wales on June 5. While it's been on the decline for years, logging remains an important segment of the economy in Southeast Alaska, particularly on Prince of Wales Island.


  4. Murkowski, U.S. ag secretary tour Prince of Wales IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, left, and U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski talk July 5 with Kirk Dahlstrom at the Viking Lumber mill in Klawock. The mill is the largest private employer on Prince of Wales Island.


  5. Coast Guard Rescue Roundup: June 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | National Fisherman

    Rescue and recovery tales from around the country and beyond. In this edition, two medevacs, a boat runs aground after losing power and seven people escape a sinking boat.


  6. Secretary of Agriculture to visit Southeast timber industry sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, right, shakes hands with owner Ray Keenan after touring Rollo Bay Holdings, which specializes in potato producing, marketing, shipping and exporting, in Souris, Prince Edward Island, Canada, on Friday, June 15, 2018. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will visit Southeast Alaska on Thursday as part of a "Back to Our Roots" tour of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska.


  7. Seven rescued after fishing boat sinks off POWRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A group of seven, including two children, was rescued Friday morning by U.S. Coast Guard crews after a fishing vessel hit a rock and sank near Thorne Bay off Prince of Wales Island. Petty Officer Third Class Lauren Dean said the Mystic Lady's skipper sent out a mayday a little after 4 a.m. Friday that the 58-foot fishing vessel had hit a rock and was sinking fast.


  8. 7 rescued in Alaska waters after fishing boat sinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a lifeboat Friday morning in southeast Alaska waters after their fishing boat ran aground and sank.


  9. Local students named to UAF honors listsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Area students who are named on the UAF Chancellor's List are: Sophie Clark of Craig; Jillianne Fazakerley of Ketchikan; and Madi Janes and Alexis Wagner of Metlakatla. To earn a spot on the Chancellor's List, students must have a grade point average of at least 3.9. On the UAF Dean's List are: Jeremiah Jacobson of Craig; Antoinina Hammersland-Pillaca, Alexandra Hurley, Joe Jolobenco and Cameron Showalter of Ketchikan; and Curtis Clowar of Thorne Bay.


  10. A cover dressed to the ninesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Linn's Stamp News

    This cover features a surfeit of nines: nine 9A stamps; the cancellation date of Sept. 9, 1999; and the 99919 ZIP Code of the point of origin, Thorne Bay, Alaska.


  11. Thunder Mountain sweeps Capital InviteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau-Douglas High School senior Tim McKenna, third from right, and junior Dalton Hoy, far right, round the second turn in the 800-meter run on Friday at the Capital Invitational track and field meet at TMHS. on Friday at the Capital Invitational track and field meet at TMHS.


  12. POW man allegedly shot gun in houseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A 74-year-old Thorne Bay man faces assault and weapons charges after allegedly shooting a gun inside a residence Sunday evening. According to the Alaska State Troopers online dispatch report, Troopers got a call at about 9 p.m. Sunday reporting gunshots inside a Thorne Bay home.


  13. Load moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    One year we lived in the only remaining, standing building in the old, burned cannery where I grew up. We were fixing up our floathouse to sell and the only place left to live was the small, one-room-with-a-loft, dilapidated cabin.


  14. You've heard of the King of the North. But have you heard of - Girl from the North Country'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    Sophia Martin, 13, of Thorne Bay, who performs under the name 'Girl From The North Country, will perform at on the main stage at Centennial Hall 2:30 p.m. Saturday. and her younger siblings, Jolie, 10 , Tess, 9, and Everett, 7, .


  15. New state Forest Service leader has Alaska experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A timber sale sign is posted in the Tongass National Forest on Prince of Wales Island. The new Forest Service regional forester for Alaska, who takes over in April, was a district ranger on the island.


  16. Local UAF students named to fall honors listsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Students who have earned a 3.9 grade point average or higher are on the chancellor's list, while those earning a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.89 are named to the deans' list. Area students on the chancellor's list include Sophie Clark and Lily Turley of Craig, Alexis Wagner of Metlakatla, and Iliamna O'Malley of Thorne Bay.


  17. POW residents testify about spotty/nonexistent cell and internetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Prince of Wales Island residents testified about limited internet, cell and landline service on the island during a public conference last week with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska. Underscoring the problem, many of those testifying by phone from the big island were difficult to understand because of poor connections.


  18. Southern Southeast scrap metal recycling to restart this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Scrap metal and junk cars are piled up at Petersburg's landfill in 2017. Eight Southeast cities are working to set up regular barge runs to recycle metal junk.


  19. RCA wants to hear POW internet woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Regulatory Commission of Alaska has scheduled a public conference for Tuesday about Prince of Wales Island's limited internet and cellular service. According to the conference notice, sent out on Wednesday, the RCA wants to gather information about the issues POW residents face with the lack of internet and broadband data service.


  20. Teams head to Prince of Wales for six-game gauntletRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2018 | The Skagway News

    Standing a little over the halfway point in the season, the Skagway Lady Panthers are still going strong, with two losses to Kake being the team's only recent setbacks. "I was a little surprised in this last series of games, kind of hoping for the big W's," said coach Paul Myers.