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.
- Alaska protesters are joining a national effort by Trump opponents who want Congress to act as a check on the president.
- Tim McLeod, AEL&P’s president, says the company thought heating with natural gas could save customers money but circumstances have changed.
- Senate President Pete Kelly said the plan in Senate Bill 70 will prevent spending from getting out of control. The Senate isn't including an income tax.
- Hilcorp recently informed state regulators that the company is unlikely to begin repairs on a gas leak in Cook Inlet until mid- to late March, according to a letter obtained by Alaska's Energy Desk through a public records request.