Another large, wet and warm weather system is looming off the Southeast Alaska coast.
Could the firing of three top state transportation officials put the Alaska Marine Highway at risk? That’s what some ferry supporters are asking.
Alaska Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp has resigned at the request of Gov. Bill Walker.
Like 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.
Juneau 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.
Work continues on the Juneau Access Project, despite Gov. Bill Walker’s spending freeze. But it doesn’t involve moving dirt or pouring concrete.
High-intensity headlights are popular and getting more so, especially here in Alaska during the long, dark winter months.
Deputy City Manager Rob Steedle says officials have hit the reset button in the ongoing effort to update Juneau’s Capital Transit bus plan.
It 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%.
The fourth publicly accessible electric vehicle charging station in Juneau will go online the day after Christmas at the Marine Parking Garage.