Wrangell’s municipal workers’ strike is over, at least for now. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Wrangell Borough officials returned to the bargaining table today. That came as the 24 striking workers went back to their jobs.
Oprah Winfrey and some of her friends will be cruising through Alaska next month. Forbes reports that the seven-day Holland America cruise “Share the Adventure” departs from Seattle on July 15 on July 15. The 2,104-passenger ship will visit Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan sites.
In visits to the Lower 48, Alaskans may have caught a ride in an Uber or Lyft car. Now, people around the state can use the ride-hailing companies at home. This month, Alaska became the latest state to make way for the transportation apps.
Karl Kruger stroked 750 miles solo from Port Townsend up the Inside Passage into Ketchikan. The exhausted and soft-spoken 45-year-old glided to the dock, stepped off his 17-foot standup paddleboard and rung the finisher’s bell.