In 30 years or so, visitors might not be able to see the Mendenhall Glacier from the visitor center. The U.S. Forest Service is preparing for that reality.
Haines Borough Assembly has decided to organize trips for the public on Feb. 23 and Feb. 29. The private charters were made in lieu of ferry service from the Alaska Marine Highway System.
Service on the ferry Matanuska, the Alaska Marine Highway’s sole operating mainliner this winter, has yet to begin. Transportation officials have announced more cancellations through the middle of April, when the Columbia is expected back in service.
The National Archives in Seattle is slated to close. It warehouses federal documents obtained from states across the Northwest. And it’s especially important for Alaska.
Significant rain and snow, warmer temperatures and high winds are contributing to risk of avalanches off Mount Juneau and Mount Roberts.
As the shutdown in regional ferry service continues, private business owners in Southeast Alaska are trying to keep up with the demand as customers look for options.
Five new vans are in the City and Borough of Juneau’s paratransit service, now called CAPITAL AKcess.
The Alaska Marine Highway System has not provided regular service for the past month. That’s made it difficult for people with mobility issues to travel for medical care.
Hundreds of people rallied around the state Tuesday to restore the Alaska Marine Highway System’s regional ferry service.
The Alaska Marine Highway System’s shutdown of regional service till March is having ripple effects for Southeast Alaska’s miners. Some of the 30 or so miners living in Haines are struggling to get to work — and keep their jobs.