Businesses in Petersburg responding to an annual survey say they lost nearly half of their revenue because of the COVID-19 pandemic and laid off 9% of their workforce.
The project will include the longhouse pavilion and new trails connecting Tlingit Park to Front Street and the waterfront.
The Malaspina was built in 1963 and has had several overhauls over the decades. Its last sailing was in late 2019 when the state put the ship in layup rather than invest at least $16 million in needed steelwork.
It was at a Tlingit celebration that Rinehart first fell in love with Chilkat weaving, a traditional style marked by its curved lines and simple color palette.
The submarine cable would add to a growing number of internet upgrades in Alaska.
Almost every day, sometimes twice a day, Haines residents are receiving alerts from the Haines Police Department that there is a bear in the area.
The case has been closely watched as the CDC argued Florida’s challenge to federal pandemic rules could imperil an exemption to a law that required Alaska-bound cruise ships that are foreign flagged to make a stop in Canada
Skagway officials are preparing for nearly 100,000 cruise ship passengers to visit this summer, and are taking steps to make sure the same sort of outbreak doesn’t happen on their side of the border.
The agency is working to catch up on a backlog of repairs and replacements and has a relatively new source of federal funding to address some of those needs.
Assembly members chose not to raise property taxes in the city after seeing better-than-expected property values and a potential uptick in tourism.