Biologists earlier this month recorded whale song that they were able to attribute to a particular humpback, a male called #1652, in Glacier Bay.
The CBJ Assembly Human Resources Committee last night (Monday) recommended the city partner with AWARE to apply for up to 850-thousand dollars in federal pass-through money for the project.
Alaska State Troopers say 35-year-old John Robert Pugh, Jr. didn’t come up from his second dive of the day. The death is not considered suspicious.
It looks like the Sealaska land-selection legislation will become part of a larger bill that could be easier to pass. At least that’s the case in the U.S. Senate. Meanwhile, opponents continue lobbying against the measure.
The 10th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld the so-called Roadless Rule in a case brought by the State of Wyoming.
A recent survey to measure domestic violence and sexual assault victimization rates for women in Juneau shows that 55 percent of adult women in the Capital City have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, or both in their lifetime.
The U.S. Coast Guard has brought criminal charges against the sole survivor of a 2010 helicopter crash in which three people from Air Station Sitka died. Lieutenant Lance Leone is facing possible court martial for negligence and the death of two of his crewmates.
Lands within Petersburg’s proposed borough were previously slated for annexation to the City and Borough of Juneau.
The Alaska Marine Highway System could be another casualty of federal budget battles. Money used to repair and maintain the aging ferry fleet could become much tighter in the near future.
Alaska’s ferry advisory panel wants a few changes in Southeast’s transportation system. That could include new roads, such as one across Baranof Island from Sitka, that would shorten ferry routes.