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.
- Friday is likely to be the first time uniformed Juneau police officers have marched in their sister city's Canada Day parade.
- The Missile Defense Agency announced Thursday a contract with the state-run launch facility that could be worth as much as $80 million over the next six years.
- An ordinance that would have removed the invocation, or prayer, from the start of Kenai Assembly meetings proved to be such a hot topic that it was dropped before even being officially taken up.
- The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast from sun up until sun down, is drawing to a close.