A new bridge in Juneau and roads out of Kake and Aleknagik receive federal grants, plus some funding for statewide planning.
The Nature Conservancy in Alaska promoted Julia Nave, a conservation forester at its Juneau office, to become Southeast Alaska Program Director.
Alaska Seafood Company—a retail and wholesale provider of salmon, halibut, black cod, and caviar since 1987—has been purchased by the Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.
The Juneau School District selected Eldri Westmoreland as the first permanent Principal of the Tlingit Culture, Language, and Literacy program, which has grown since it was established in 2000.
The Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska is expanding its gaming operations with bingo at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall in Juneau.
A hotel and café in downtown Juneau are now under tribal ownership. The Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska closed on the purchase of the Driftwood Lodge and Sandpiper Café.
Sealaska Heritage Institute has taken over a three-story structure on the same block as its Walter Soboleff Building, with plans to convert it into educational space.
An elevated gondola being installed at Juneau’s Eaglecrest Ski Area had to be transported from a mountaintop in Austria by Lynden Logistics.
Tongass Federal Credit Union merged with ALPS Federal Credit Union, uniting two institutions that span Southeast Alaska.
After a five-year hiatus, the federal government accepted a fee-to-trust acquisition of Alaska Native land for just the second time. The Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska had its application for a plot of land in Juneau approved by the US Department of the Interior.