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Clanton man reels in once in a life time catch

Mark Adams was born and raised in Jemison. He moved to Clanton in 1993 where he has lived ever since. However, on May 14, Adams may have become a legend 3,444 miles away from home. Adams reeled in a 188-pound halibut while on a deep-sea fishing while on a mission...
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A Southeast Alaska village wants to build a tourism industry from scratch as logging fades

A Lingít village in Southeast Alaska plans to transform itself into a cruise ship destination to create a new economic opportunity as logging fades in the area. The Alaska Native village corporation in Klawock is working with other Native corporations to install a relatively low-cost floating dock and make other upgrades to receive cruise ships in the village starting a year from now, project officials said.
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Alaska Is Getting a New Cruise Port

It doesn’t seem long ago that Icy Strait Point near Hoonah, Alaska, opened as a new destination to cruise passengers, but that was all the way back in 2004. The then-fledgling port has since become a world-class place to visit. Following in Icy Strait Point’s footsteps, Klawock, Alaska, is set to be available to cruisers by 2023.

New Alaska Cruise Port Scheduled to Open Next Year

Next year, there will be a new Alaskan cruise port to explore. A new cruise destination is being developed near the Tlingit village of Klawock, which is located west of Ketchikan on Prince of Wales Island. The joint venture between Alaska Native corporations Dayon, Limited, and Huna Totem Corporation —...

Alaska Native Businesses To Build New Port in Klawock

Alaska Native businesses Na-Dena` LLC and Klawock Heenya Corporation have announced the development of a new cruise destination to be built in Klawock, Alaska with the first call scheduled by Oceania Cruises for May 24, 2023. Developed similarly to Icy Strait Point near the Tlingit village of Hoonah, this new...

Joint Venture seeks to make Klawock a cruise destination

Klawock, Alaska (KINY) - Na-Dena`, A Joint Venture between Huna Totem and Doyon limited, is working with Klawock Heenya to make the village of Klawock a cruise ship destination. Oceania Cruises will be the first cruise line scheduled to visit on May 24, 2023, with three additional calls in the...

Report: City of Craig, IFA celebrate anniversaries

Ketchikan, Alaska (SITN) - The Spring of 2022 has featured two significant historical anniversaries for Prince of Wales Island - The 20th anniversary of Inter-Island Ferry Authority and the 100th Birthday of City of Craig. According to SIT News, the IFA first began connecting POW with Ketchikan on Jan. 13,...

Housing Supplemental Relief Program available to Klawock tribal members

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Tlingit & Haida has launched a new supplemental relief program for tribal citizens who are registered to the voting community of Klawock. The Klawock Housing Supplemental Relief program is part of Tlingit & Haida’s Community-Directed American Rescue Plan Act program and will provide $1,000 per eligible resident and non-resident tribal citizen 18 years of age or older.
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Abbott Otto “Peter” Greene

Abbott Otto “Peter” Greene, 89, died Friday, April 29, 2022, at a Bangor hospital. He was born Dec. 6, 1932, to Ardenia Abbott Greene and Otto Pierre Greene, but was raised by his Aunt Lillian and Uncle Earl Butterfield, who instilled a love of the great outdoors in him that he carried throughout his life.

Klawock man gets prison for illegal possession of ammo

Klawock, Alaska (KINY) - A Klawock man was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Timothy M. Burgess to 16 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release for being a felon in possession of ammunition. According to court documents, Michael Delane Howard, 36, purchased approximately 1,000 rounds of .223...

Three in Craig arrested on drug charges, Troopers seize $267,000 in pills and meth

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Ketchikan police reported a drug bust last week seeing three southeast residents arrested and found with fentanyl pills and meth. Ketchikan police reported that at noon on April 27th, investigators with the Southeast Alaska Cities Against Drugs, or SEACAD taskforce, identified a suspicious package being sent to Craig, Alaska which was believed to contain narcotics.

Agencies across the state seize large amounts of fentanyl

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - Over $356,000 worth of illegal narcotics were seized in both Southeast and Southcentral Alaska this week. Two Alaska High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Taskforces were notified of suspicious parcels that contained counterfeit fentanyl pills in addition to crystal methamphetamine. According to the Department of Public Safety...

Alaska drug taskforces pull down $356K in seizures

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Two Alaska High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Taskforces seized over $356,000 worth of illegal narcotics in Southeast and Southcentral Alaska this week. The two seizures are among the largest fentanyl seizures in Alaska history. On April 26, at approximately 2 p.m. investigators with the Anchorage Airport...