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Train operator: Track failure caused derailment

Train operator: Track failure caused derailmentThe operator of a popular Alaska vintage tourist train says a track-switching failure caused a recent derailment that left 23 people with minor injuries.

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.

Roads, ferries, airports: Meetings spotlight Southeast transportation plan

Roads, ferries, airports: Meetings spotlight Southeast transportation planSoutheast Alaskans can learn more about regional transportation projects at a series of meetings starting Aug. 6.

Planning underway for Mendenhall Glacier visitor improvements

Planning underway for Mendenhall Glacier visitor improvementsProposed changes could highlight link between greenhouse gas emissions and retreating glacier at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

Subsistence Alaska village fights mining road

Subsistence Alaska village fights mining roadThe residents of Allakaket are bristling at the prospect of a 200-mile industrial road running through their hunting and fishing grounds.

State Archives accepts Alaska Railroad, Territorial court records

State Archives accepts Alaska Railroad, Territorial court recordsHistoric documents to be stored in SLAM now under construction

Headlights on, all the time

Headlights on, all the timeStarting now, sections of state highways throughout Southeast Alaska will require drivers to turn their headlights on at all times, even during the day.

Sitka airport work reducing appeal to birds

Sitka airport work reducing appeal to birdsA wildlife expert says last year's improvements at Sitka's airport are helping to reduce the risk of collisions between birds and planes.

Train derails north of Skagway; no serious injuries reported

Train derails north of Skagway; no serious injuries reportedA tourist train apparently derailed north of Skagway Wednesday afternoon, though early reports suggest there were no serious injuries.

Auke Bay roundabout close to completion

Auke Bay roundabout close to completionPaving should be finished by Friday