Caring for your Septic System

HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR SEPTIC SYSTEM Protecting your investment… If you own a home in Alaska, chances are that you own a septic system. A septic system is an effective method for treating household wastewater. In addition, it is cost effective and easy to maintain. Well built systems can last 20 years or more when Read More

Cleanup Underway

Cleanup underway! OVK Crew began on Monday, February 25th, clearing the road where the January 1st landslide occured.  There will be equipment on the road and trucks running from the site of the slide to the Thorne Bay Landfill throughout the cleanup process. Please continue to respect our crews and use caution. Thank you OVK Read More

Sound the Alarm Save a Life

This spring the American Red Cross needs your help to install 100,000 free smoke alarms and raise funds for lifesaving services in more than 100 cities in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands during Sound the Alarm home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events. One day of your life can change someone else’s forever. Join us in your community, April 27 – May 12, 2019. Read More

Alaska Roadless Rule Scoping Period: Written Public Comment Summary

Comments were received from members of Alaska Native Tribes indigenous to the Tongass National Forest, as well as from members of the public not affiliated with a Tribe, expressing concern that an increase in road construction, timber harvest, and industrial development on the forest would harm the cultural livelihood and spiritual well-being of Alaska Native Tribes, communities, and individuals. Read More

Thorne Bay Newsletters

Know what’s happening! We are excited to begin offering a Newsletter from the City Council for the City of Thorne Bay. Look for the latest issues each month at the Thorne Bay Post Office on Shoreline Drive. The newsletter will also be published at City Hall and on our website at Read More