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Wrangell’s new boat lift tests upper limit

Wrangell’s new boat lift tests upper limitWrangell’s new boat lift is the second biggest in Alaska and is expected to boost the former logging town’s growing marine industry. The 300-ton lift last week tested its upper limit.

GCI completes purchase of 3 Southeast TV stations

GCI completes purchase of 3 Southeast TV stationsGCI has completed its purchase of three television stations in Sitka, Juneau and Ketchikan. The deal means the telecom giant now owns almost every commercial TV station in Southeast Alaska.

Alaska Air says it is holding its own against Delta onslaught

Alaska Air says it is holding its own against Delta onslaughtThe intensifying competition between Alaska Airlines and rival Delta Air Lines in the Western skies does not seem to be hurting the bottom line of either company.

In Tok, some grumbling over electricity rate hikes

In Tok, some grumbling over electricity rate hikesSome people are frustrated that they’re being charged more partly because they’re conserving electricity – and generating it themselves.

Southeast Alaska hydro facility transfer to SEAPA nearly done

Southeast Alaska hydro facility transfer to SEAPA nearly doneKetchikan-based Southeast Alaska Power Agency will take over running operations of Tyee Lake plant.

As budget deficit looms, Juneau Assembly eyes tax breaks

As budget deficit looms, Juneau Assembly eyes tax breaksWith another year of multimillion dollar budget deficits on the horizon, the Juneau Assembly is reviewing the city's 37 sales and property tax exemptions.

Update: Communications restored following earthquake caused disruption

Update: Communications restored following earthquake caused disruptionAn earthquake shook Southeast Alaska just before 3 a.m. Friday.

Bring your brooms and scrub brushes; downtown cleanup is Friday

Bring your brooms and scrub brushes; downtown cleanup is FridayThe downtown cleanup begins Friday at 8 a.m. at Pocket Park

Secondhand dealers ordinance getting reworked

Secondhand dealers ordinance getting reworkedPublic hearing delayed until Aug. 11

Fruit recall hits Trader Joe’s, Costco, Wal-Mart stores

Fruit recall hits Trader Joe’s, Costco, Wal-Mart storesThe recall includes Wal-Mart and Costco stores in Alaska.