The Alaska Marine Highway System is designing the next generation of state ferries. But it says it’s at least a year away from putting a ship out to bid. One Southeast lawmaker wants action sooner. Representative Peggy Wilson says she’ll introduce legislation calling for three new ferries to be built.Related Link: Learn more about the Alaska Class Ferry.
- “So what we’re seeing here is a giant step — a beautiful step — backward in time, where we’re remembering that there is no us versus them. There’s only us, and we are the people, and the people are the police."
- Eaglecrest Ski Area is opening this year ahead of schedule.
- Alaska and British Columbia signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday expected to increase the state’s role in transboundary mine decisions.
- New rules could make it possible to develop more renewable energy in Alaska, by making it easier for independent projects to sell their power to the grid.