A mechanical issue has sidelined the state ferry LeConte today, cancelling its scheduled roundtrip sailing from Juneau to Haines.
The Alaska Marine Highway System has technicians on board investigating the issue. In the meantime, passengers are being rebooked for later trips.
- Sitka fishermen volunteer to audit how much fuel they're using in hopes of cutting expenses and boosting profits.
- A 38-year-old Juneau man injured in an officer-involved shooting early Saturday on Ocean View Drive has been medevaced to Seattle.
- Juneau police reported five people injured in a four-vehicle accident on Egan Drive at Fred Meyer.
- A state economist said the oil and gas industry is shrinking fast, but it could bottom out soon.