The breakdown of the Alaska Marine Highway System has Southeast Alaska businesses scrambling for alternative ways to send their products out of town.
The Supreme Court has directed the Alaska Division of Elections to prepare petition booklets immediately to the group Recall Dunleavy.
If a proposed schedule goes into effect, regular ferry service to Cordova won’t resume until May 20, after the town’s tourism and fishing seasons begin.
BP announced it will donate the BP Energy Center property and building to The Alaska Community Foundation. The foundation has agreed to maintain the center as a free meeting space for at least the next 20 years.
Hundreds of people rallied around the state Tuesday to restore the Alaska Marine Highway System’s regional ferry service.
So far in this legislative session, there are no major proposals being openly debated that would close the budget gap.
“So, that’s how we got lost. Cause we were trying to catch a fox to show my mom and my dad,” he said.
They’re still early in the process, but an Alaska Department of Transportation official says they hope to complete initial steps in a year.
Nearly one and a half million people are forecast to visit Southeast Alaska this summer, but some Ketchikan residents don’t want to see tourists in places that often serve as refuges for locals.