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State road projects in Sitka at $70 million and climbing

State road projects in Sitka at $70 million and climbingThe state has spent nearly $70 million on transportation projects in Sitka over the last five years, and there’s more on the way.

Residents protest home demolition, Knik Arm Bridge

Residents protest home demolition, Knik Arm BridgeMore than 50 people gathered in the Government Hill neighborhood to protest the demolition of two homes. The state is clearing the land to make way for the proposed but not yet funded Knik Arm Bridge.

109 Delta passengers sleep in SeaTac after fog turns back plane

109 Delta passengers sleep in SeaTac after fog turns back planeA Delta flight scheduled to land in Juneau Friday night had to turn around and fly back to Seattle due to fog. This is the first time Delta hasn’t been able to land in Juneau since beginning its summer route at the end of May.

Alaska highway projects likely safe despite federal shortfalls

Alaska highway projects likely safe despite federal shortfallsNews that the Federal Highway Trust Fund is running out of money is worrying a lot of states, but not Alaska.

One person dies in fatal crash at Merrill Field

One person dies in fatal crash at Merrill FieldA small airplane crashed during take off yesterday morning around 8:25 am at Merrill Field in Anchorage. The pilot and sole occupant is confirmed dead.

IFA Hollis dock breaks, cancels Sunday sailings

IFA Hollis dock breaks, cancels Sunday sailingsThe Inter-Island Ferry Authority canceled its Sunday sailings between Prince of Wales Island and Ketchikan because the Hollis dock was broken.

All hope for Knik Bridge rides on federal decision

All hope for Knik Bridge rides on federal decisionAlaska officials are hoping the Transportation Infrastructure Finance in Innovation Act will lend the state more than $340 million for the Knik Bridge.

The state ferry Columbia returns

The state ferry Columbia returnsThe state ferry Columbia is transporting passengers again this week after being out of commission for nearly nine months.

Juneau airport gets second scanner for checked baggage

Juneau airport gets second scanner for checked baggageTSA and Juneau airport officials hope the recently expanded baggage screening system will reduce airline departure delays

Downtown parking system not a city priority

Downtown parking system not a city priorityThe low-tech coin-operated boxes for hourly parking are working, says city manager Kim Kiefer.