State Webmaster Andy Kline checks out some of the results of the 2002 Arctic Winter Games now underway in Nuuk, Greenland and Iqaliut, Nunavut. He also gets curious about Wednesday’s Vernal Equinox. You can see some of the links by clicking on the Webwalk link at the bottom of the page.
- About 4,500 acres of heavily-logged forest will return to wilderness under a deal involving the federal government and a Southeast Alaska Native corporation.
- Andy Larson, 79, and Matthew Hanes, 32, hoisted from S/V Rafiki about 170 miles south of Sand Point early Wednesday.
- The company that sent the first big luxury cruise ship through U.S. and Canadian Arctic waters is preparing the Crystal Serenity for a repeat performance in 2017. But one expert believes this year’s historic transit doesn’t mean the Arctic is likely to become a hotspot for global shipping anytime soon.
- Federal fisheries oversight required in some busy Alaska salmon fisheries