It appears that the first ferry to be built for the Alaska Marine Highway Sytem could be homeported in Juneau, rather than Sitka. Sitka residents, who were hoping the vessel would finally provide adaquate access to thier community, are not pleased.
- Most of the claims are that his for-profit conservative website “Restoring Liberty” is illegally contributing to his Senate campaign by promoting his run.
- Some people are already lining up to cast their votes.
- An appeals court today upheld a federal decision to list a species of ice seals as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
- The premiums on benchmark plans are increasing by an average of 22 percent in 2017, the government says, but more than 70 percent of people can get one for less than $75 a month after subsidies.