Sailing is thriving in the capital city through a club called Southeast Alaska Sailing, also known as SEAS.
The mission of the group is to promote an appreciation of sailing. That’s done through organized races in the spring and summer as well as a weekly event called Get Out The Boat.
Lisa Phu was on board the sailboat Surprise for the 3-day Labor Day Regatta to Taku Harbor.
- The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning until Saturday morning for Mendenhall River and surrounding area.
- Large projects can often be contentious, and two of the most debated state projects in the past few years have been the Knik Arm Crossing and the Susitna-Watana Hydroelectric Project.
- Gov. Bill Walker announced an additional $10 million cut to the University of Alaska.
- The largest share of that cut is to the account the state uses to partially reimburse local governments for school bonds.