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Wilson’s transportation fund advances in House

Wilson’s transportation fund advances in House

A measure setting up an Alaska Transportation Infrastructure Fund has gotten some traction in the House. But two companion bills are not seeing the same attention.

Legislature passes bill shortening driver’s license validity for immigrants

Legislature passes bill shortening driver’s license validity for immigrants

Starting this year, foreign nationals who wish to drive in Alaska may be getting more scrutiny when they go to the DMV.

New Capital Transit plan boosts Mendenhall Valley bus service

New Capital Transit plan boosts Mendenhall Valley bus service

The CBJ Planning Commission will consider the plan Tuesday. It goes before the Assembly in March.

Two lanes cleared for the fuel of one

Two lanes cleared for the fuel of one

DOT’s trailer tow plow to save operating costs and free up a snow plow truck for other Juneau roads

Update: Richardson Highway now open

Update: Richardson Highway now open

After nearly two weeks, the Alaska Department of Transportation says the Richardson Highway in the Keystone Canyon area could reopen as soon as Wednesday.

Alaska Class Ferry design nears completion

Alaska Class Ferry design nears completion

The state hopes to award a contract for construction of the vessels to a shipyard this summer.

Helo 1 crash still under investigation

Helo 1 crash still under investigation

The State Department of Public Safety is reviewing its safety procedures following a helicopter crash that took the lives of three men in March of last year.

State, Valdez officials assess Richardson Highway avalanches

State, Valdez officials assess Richardson Highway avalanches

Alaska Department of Transportation continues to monitor the Richardson Highway after avalanches over the weekend cutoff road access to the city of Valdez.

Cleaning small fuel spill at Juneau airport requires group work

Cleaning small fuel spill at Juneau airport requires group work

“Everybody jumps in to make sure it’s contained rapidly,” says airport manager Patty deLaBruere.

With loss of dock, Gustavus residents worry about tourist season

With loss of dock, Gustavus residents worry about tourist season

“It’s life or death. If it’s not there then none of us can operate.”