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Innovation required to deal with budget shortfall, Walker says

Innovation required to deal with budget shortfall, Walker saysSpeaking at JEDC's Innovation Summit, Walker says Alaska will need ingenuity - and possibly carrot beer - to deal with the state's budget deficit.

New Sealaska logging sites near earlier cuts

New Sealaska logging sites near earlier cutsSealaska says it will begin logging its new lands later this year. The first two parcels to be cut will be on Prince of Wales Island and the Cleveland Peninsula.

Gun lawsuit will be heard by Juneau jurors next month

Gun lawsuit will be heard by Juneau jurors next monthFamily of Simone Kim sues Rayco Sales over rifle used in August 2006 murder.

Juneau hosts Innovation Summit

Juneau hosts Innovation SummitMore than 200 business leaders, researchers and policy-makers gather in Juneau this week for the 2015 Innovation Summit.

Walker says Rupert terminal will be rebuilt

Walker says Rupert terminal will be rebuiltGov. Bill Walker says he’ll continue pushing for construction of a new ferry terminal in Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

Former Commissioner Marc Luiken appointed DOT chief

Former Commissioner Marc Luiken appointed DOT chiefThere’s a new boss at the state agency overseeing, roads, airports and ferries. Marc Luiken is the commissioner of the Department of Transportation.

Science societies oppose old-growth logging

Science societies oppose old-growth loggingMore scientists have joined a campaign to stop old-growth logging in Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.

Tongass transition panel chafes at early deadline

Tongass transition panel chafes at early deadlineMembers of the Tongass Advisory Committee are unhappy with U.S. Forest Service efforts to speed up their work.

DOT cleans up small slide along Glacier Highway

DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow says the slide occurred in the White path avalanche area of Mount Juneau and was mopped up relatively quickly.

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.
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