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Heavy rains prompt landslide warnings for Southeast communities

Heavy rains prompt landslide warnings for Southeast communitiesAnother large, wet and warm weather system is looming off the Southeast Alaska coast.

Will DOT changes help or hurt the ferry system?

Will DOT changes help or hurt the ferry system?Could the firing of three top state transportation officials put the Alaska Marine Highway at risk? That’s what some ferry supporters are asking.

DOT commissioner resigns after road conflict

DOT commissioner resigns after road conflictAlaska Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp has resigned at the request of Gov. Bill Walker.

Rep. Kito: Fund the basics, fix what’s broken

Rep. Kito: Fund the basics, fix what’s brokenLike most Alaska lawmakers, Juneau Rep Sam Kito III is worried about the impacts of shrinking state budgets. He’s especially concerned about funding for schools, police and basic services.

Rough weather stops Lynn Canal ferry sailings

Rough weather stops Lynn Canal ferry sailingsJuneau and Haines have lost a ferry sailing for the second time in three days. Skagway also lost one sailing. High winds, heavy seas and freezing spray sent the Aurora back dock.

Despite spending freeze, Juneau Access road effort continues

Despite spending freeze, Juneau Access road effort continuesWork continues on the Juneau Access Project, despite Gov. Bill Walker’s spending freeze. But it doesn’t involve moving dirt or pouring concrete.

Blindingly bright ‘moose lights’ worry Troopers – but they’re legal, unregulated

Blindingly bright ‘moose lights’ worry Troopers – but they’re legal, unregulatedHigh-intensity headlights are popular and getting more so, especially here in Alaska during the long, dark winter months.

Steedle: New timeline for Capital Transit plan update

Steedle: New timeline for Capital Transit plan updateDeputy City Manager Rob Steedle says officials have hit the reset button in the ongoing effort to update Juneau’s Capital Transit bus plan.

Ferry fares going up in summer of 2015

Ferry fares going up in summer of 2015It will cost passengers more to ride the state ferry starting in the summer. That’s when fares for most Alaska Marine Highway trips will increase by 4.5%.

Another electric vehicle charging station to go online in Juneau

Another electric vehicle charging station to go online in JuneauThe fourth publicly accessible electric vehicle charging station in Juneau will go online the day after Christmas at the Marine Parking Garage.