The Alaska Marine Highway System is losing funds to legislative and administrative budget cuts just as managers try to update the fleet with a set of faster ferries. Related Link: Latest pictures of construction of the fast ferry, the M/V Fairweather
- Dozens of canines howl in John Hanson Jr.’s dog yard, excited by the sound of a snow machine pulling up to the kennel.
- The 30th Alaska Legislature gavels in Tuesday to begin its 90-day session, along with live Gavel Alaska television and streaming coverage of the proceedings.
- A proposal to charge the Ketchikan Shipyard property tax or an equivalent payment in lieu of taxes was postponed by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday.
- Two new polls show only around 4-in-10 Americans view Donald Trump favorably. The president-elect responded by blasting polls as "phony" and "rigged."