The investigating officer for a hearing into last year’s fatal Coast Guard helicopter crash off the coast of Washington State says he’ll consider an additional charge of dereliction of duty against the crash’s sole survivor, Lieutenant Lance Leone.
New head of Coast Guard in Alaska apparently pushed for prosecution of Lieutenant Lance Leone for the crash of an H-60 helicopter in July 2010.
Norwegian Cruise Line says it will sail another ship in Alaska waters. Company officials this week announced plans to return the Norwegian Sun to northern service two seasons from now. Its addition raises passenger counts almost to the historic million-cruiser high of the last decade.
The group behind a citizens’ initiative to re-establish an Alaska Coastal Management Program plans to have signature gatherers in every corner of the state.
US Coast Guard Lieutenant Lance Leone faces charges related to the deaths of two of his crew mates during a crash off the coast of Washington last year. Proceedings are expected to last into Friday.
Governor Sean Parnell and First Lady Sandy Parnell held the annual holiday open house at the Governor’s mansion Tuesday in Juneau.
A new report says Southeast Alaska’s sea otter boom has cost the region close to $30 million. Most is income lost as otters consume shellfish and crabs that otherwise would be harvested by commercial divers and fishermen.
City Manager Rod Swope says Juneau can’t make any improvements until two private companies work out their issues over the collection and disposal of garbage.
A Ketchikan House candidate faces a sizable penalty for campaigning without registering. An Alaska Public Offices Commission attorney recommends fining David Scott $2,357.
Hawaiian client of a Juneau guide is the latest to be implicated in possible poaching activities in the area.