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Aleutians risk assessment unveils spill prevention plan

Aleutians risk assessment unveils spill prevention planThe plan for a new oil spill prevention and response system in the Aleutians is finally finished after years of shipping safety advocate warnings.

City installs new custom bike racks

City installs new custom bike racksThere will be 15 new racks with 12 custom designs. Each rack accommodates at least two bikes.

State ferry union averts strike

State ferry union averts strikeAlaska Marine Highway System captains and deck officers have avoided a strike that could have shut down ferry service across the state this weekend.

DOT to start herbicide spraying in Southeast

DOT to start herbicide spraying in SoutheastIt will be the first time the DOT has applied herbicides in southeast Alaska since the state eliminated public review requirements in 2013.

Alaska ferry workers approve new contract

Alaska ferry workers approve new contractThe Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific represents about 650 Alaska ferry workers

Transportation planners face skeptical crowd in Petersburg

Transportation planners face skeptical crowd in PetersburgThe DOT officials were vetting a draft of the state’s latest plan for transportation for Southeast.

Bus drivers say new Capital Transit plan is flawed

Bus drivers say new Capital Transit plan is flawed"We’re very concerned with trying to add more service and cutting lots of other needed service," said Kirt Stage-Harvey.

Alaska Marine Highway officers’ union rejects tentative contract agreement

Alaska Marine Highway officers’ union rejects tentative contract agreementMasters, Mates and Pilots represents about 100 licensed captains and officers who navigate Alaska marine highway vessels.

Engine problems cancel Fairweather trip

Engine problems cancel Fairweather tripThe Fairweather is expected to return to service Thursday on its regular summer run to Angoon and Sitka.

Damaged navigational marker replaced near Petersburg

Damaged navigational marker replaced near PetersburgA damaged navigational marker just outside Petersburg’s ferry terminal has been replaced.