The Transportation Security Administration and Alaska Airlines are asking travelers to get to Juneau International Airport a little early this weekend.
One of two X-ray machines used by TSA to check carry-on luggage needs repairs, and is not expected to be fixed until Monday.
Officials say passengers should get to the airport at least two hours before departing flights are scheduled to leave.
- The city thinks Hecla's Greens Creek mine may be responsible. The mine says its discharges in the area meet state requirements.
- Sarah Erkmann, external affairs manager for the Alaska Oil and Gas Association trade group, said the tax amounts to “punishing” oil companies.
- The Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon canceled its annual convention slated to be held in Haines, mainly due to the weak Canadian dollar.
- For now, traffic in Gastineau Channel will not be restricted, but Hilbert said they will likely establish a no-wake zone during the actual salvage operation.