Southeast’s Inter-Island Ferry Authority will soon be short on cash.
The borough assemblies from Haines, Skagway and Juneau will meet Friday afternoon in the Skagway Assembly Chambers for what’s being billed as “The Northern Lynn Canal Neighbors Summit.”
Women make up half the U.S. population but just 20% of the Senate. So the relationships among female senators tend to be close, regardless of party.
Two Native villages on Alaska’s western coast are coping with shortages of treated water brought on by failures of their supply transmission pipelines.
Army officials say a Fort Wainwright soldier from Texas who was struck by a log-hauling truck near Salcha has died of his injuries almost three months later.
The Assembly says the Planning Commission conditional use permit for Juneau Mercantile and Armory stands.
The National Transportation Safety Board wants to know how a problem with the design of batteries that led to a fire aboard a Boeing’s 787 ‘Dreamliner’ slipped through the extensive certification process for the new passenger aircraft.
Juneau is just one of many cities across the state that lets the courts handle parking ticket appeals. But as of this month, the court system won’t bother with any case where an officer stuck a ticket under someone’s windshield wiper. They offered their interpretation of the statute in a rules order that went into effect April 15.
It took several tries, and neither Shell nor the federal government announced the results. But a contractor successfully deployed Shell’s Arctic oil-spill containment system in Samish Bay in March.
As the Alaska Marine Highway System approaches its 50th anniversary, the ferry is struggling with its identity. Under intense pressure to cut costs, the ferry’s managers are trying to get back to basics — transporting Alaskans and their freight.