Southeast Alaska’s only ski area has a new manager. The Eaglecrest Board of Directors yesterday (Wednesday, July 27) announced the hire of Oregonian Ray Gardner for the job.
Eaglecrest is owned by the city and borough of Juneau, which held a lengthy hiring process earlier this month that resulted in Gardner’s selection.
- The Alaska Marine Highway is taking reservations for October through April sailings. The schedule changed so the Matanuska can get new engines.
- The U.S. Department of Labor says the state ferry system is violating the Family and Medical Leave Act. It's filed a civil complaint in federal court.
- Formerly bankrupt Miller Energy Resources and its subsidiaries want cash-credit payments its owed, frozen until lawsuit is resolved.
- Anchorage Police are searching for five people involved in an assault and kidnapping in East Anchorage. Police say the suspects abducted and beat Abshir Mohammed, 24, on Sunday in a house on the 6500 block of Cimmaron Circle.