The state’s ferry routes through the Inside Passage, in Prince William Sound, and out the Aleutian Chain have already been labeled as an Alaska Scenic Byway by state transportation officials. National recognition could be next. Alaska Marine Highway System General Manager George Capacci explains what that means during an interview on the bridge of the state ferry Malaspina.
- The bill is part of a national trend targeting what’s known as “civil asset forfeiture.”
- To readers 40 years later, John McPhee's 1977 book about Alaska "Coming into the Country" is still relevant and still popular.
- Matt Lillard starts work at Mad River Glen in March.
- Gov. Bill Walker signed an administrative order in early 2015, creating a mariculture task force in hopes of boosting aquatic farming and fisheries. The task force has been examining all areas of the mariculture industry and will present a comprehensive plan to Walker in 2018. The 11-member panel has split its resources into five advisory committees over the past year.