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.
- Juneau police reported five people injured in a four-vehicle accident on Egan Drive at Fred Meyer.
- A state economist said the oil and gas industry is shrinking fast, but it could bottom out soon.
- Tlingit battle helmets were designed to inspire fear. The thick, wooden head armor carried imagery of strong warriors, fierce animals or revered ancestors.
- After loss of tax credit payments from the state and construction delays, a Cook Inlet oil company asks for help.