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Southeast leaders consider region’s maritime industry

Southeast leaders consider region’s maritime industry

About 250 Panhandle business, government and nonprofit leaders will gather in Sitka Sept. 17-19.

Update: Small plane still missing off Yakutat

Update: Small plane still missing off Yakutat

Officials say the search for the missing airplane is being hampered by bad weather and the pilot’s lack of an emergency beacon.

Klondike Road Relay: 1,396 people and 110 miles

Klondike Road Relay: 1,396 people and 110 miles

More than a thousand runners gathered this weekend in Skagway to run the Klondike Road Relay.

Juneau-Petersburg boundary dispute argued in court

Juneau-Petersburg boundary dispute argued in court

CBJ wants the LBC to redraw the northern boundary for the recently-formed Petersburg Borough further south

Greens Creek allowed limited tailings expansion

Greens Creek allowed limited tailings expansion

An additional 18 acres will extend the life of the mine by 10 years

Carnival cruise ships installing air-pollution “scrubbers”

Carnival cruise ships installing air-pollution “scrubbers”

The world’s largest cruise corporation will soon install new pollution-control equipment on 32 of its ships. Carnival, Princess and Holland-America vessels sailing Alaska waters are likely to be among those getting the gear.

Judge hears Juneau’s annexation case

Judge hears Juneau’s annexation case

CBJ argues that Local Boundary Commission did not properly consider their petition

Shuttle ferries now in Juneau Access

Shuttle ferries now in Juneau Access

Proposed Alaska Marine Highway day boats are now included in the Juneau Access road project. The state transportation department recently updated the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to reflect how the new Alaska Class shuttle ferries would be used if a road out of Juneau is built.

Chief’s Review includes Juneau visit

Chief’s Review includes Juneau visit

Forest Service’s Tom Tidwell says rising fire suppression costs are affecting other program budgets

NOAA: No success yet with entangled whale

NOAA: No success yet with entangled whale

Efforts to cut a humpback whale free of gill netting it has been dragging around Southeast Alaska for the last 12 days continue to fail.