The Alaska Marine Highway has a new logo. The blue-and-white “retro” image includes a ferry surrounded by a circle with the system’s name, plus an orange anniversary banner.
Labor was celebrated in Juneau on Monday at the annual Central Labor Council picnic at Sandy Beach.
Despite the failure of Ballot Measure Two, Alaska could still reestablish its Coastal Management Program.
Alaska is known for pioneering, self-reliant residents who are accustomed to remote locations and harsh weather. Despite that, Gov. Sean Parnell worries a major earthquake or volcanic eruption could leave the state’s 720,000 residents stranded and cut off from food and supply lines.
GCI representative Wayne Haerer said the site will enhance the signal strength for voice, digital data and text to the Mendenhall Valley, where the signal is inadequate.
Alaska voters have voted against a proposal to re-establish coastal management program.
Wrangell Representative Peggy Wilson knocked out two Ketchikan opponents to win the Republican nomination for the new House District 33.
Today is primary election day statewide.
Polls open at 7 a.m. and will stay open until 8 o’clock tonight.