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2012’s cruise season was up, but not everywhere

2012’s cruise season was up, but not everywhereMore cruise ship tourists visited Alaska this year than last. But some ports did better than others.

Coast Guard Jayhawks flying in three SAR cases

Total of twelve boaters are the focus of Seward, Sitka, and Cordova area operations.

College, Native corp. battle over land claim

College, Native corp. battle over land claimThere are new developments in the battle over a popular fishing area near Sitka. The board of a closed college and a Native corporation have filed competing ownership claims.

Fishing boat sinks near Sitka AK; crew rescued

The Coast Guard says a 50-foot fishing vessel capsized and sank while pulling in loaded salmon nets but another nearby boat rescued all five of the stricken vessel's crew members.

Southeast celebrates the Fourth of July

Southeast celebrates the Fourth of JulyHere's a slideshow of July 4th photos from Douglas, Juneau, Sitka and Petersburg.

Fisheries board takes up Southeast allocation issues

The Alaska Board of Fisheries addresses Southeast finfish issues starting on Friday (Feb. 24). Members will consider 145 proposals from advisory boards, gear groups and individuals.

Summit molds young fishermen into industry leaders

Summit molds young fishermen into industry leadersFor the last four years, the Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit has brought together some of the brightest young minds in the industry. The gathering took place in Juneau for the first time this year.

Ferry Taku breaks down again, sailings cancelled

Ferry Taku breaks down again, sailings cancelledThe ferry Taku may be back in action on Thursday (January 26th), after its second breakdown this month. The 370-passenger ship was tied up in Juneau Sunday night due to a problem with its propeller control system. Officials then cancelled a roundtrip sailing to Prince Rupert.

Sitka CG aviator faces uncertain future after hearing

Sitka CG aviator faces uncertain future after hearingLt. Lance Leone faces charges related to negligence and dereliction of duty after the July 2010 crash of his H-60 helicopter. Those closest to him say the incident won't keep him from flying.

Helo pilot, CG command await report on crash charges

Additional charge being investigated as hearing winds down on allegations of dereliction of duty and negligence against Lieutenant Lance Leone.