The Alaska Marine Highway System’s newest vessel and the first fast ferry in the fleet, the M/V Fairweather, was christened over the weekend in a Bridgeport, Connecticut shipyard. Shipyard workers hope it’s only the first in series of projects to help revitalize thier community.
- The man was described as 5-feet 10-inches and was wearing faded blue jeans, a gray and blue hooded sweatshirt, a green camouflage baseball hat and tan shoes.
- Could you live in 200 square feet if it meant being debt-free?
- While 15 percent of the state’s population is Alaska Native, fewer than 5 percent of its teachers are.
- Public lands managers in Alaska say climate change brings new challenges to the decadeslong dilemma over balancing resource extraction with conservation of undeveloped land within the state’s 425 million acres.