The Juneau Assembly needs more time to review state guidelines before deciding how to move forward with reopening public facilities.
Banks are processing Paycheck Protection Program applications again this week, racing to press their loans through the Small Business Administration before the fund is depleted for a second time.
As oil and gas company BP presses ahead with the sale of its Alaska business to privately-held Hilcorp, questions loom around how low oil prices are impacting the deal. On Monday, the companies released answers to a state agency that’s scrutinizing a key piece of the transaction, but with a catch: The companies and their…
Norwegian Cruise Line is telling investors it’s raising $2 billion through a combination of stock offerings and private bonds that would be paid back first in the event of the cruise giant going bankrupt.
Alaska Air Group says “unprecedented” impacts from COVID-19 caused a sharp decline in passenger bookings during the first three months of 2020, continuing into April and May.
The 2,124-passenger Carnival Spirit was scheduled to make 22 trips to Alaska this summer. Half of the sailings were canceled last month. Monday’s announcement nixes the remaining 11.
Even though many of the canceled Alaska cruise sailings have been rescheduled for next year, some tourists are looking for ways to support local businesses in the meantime.
Local government is one of Juneau’s biggest employers. The city, which includes the school district, hospital and airport, budgets for about 1,800 full-time equivalent jobs a year.
Passengers will be required to wear masks while in the airport and on planes.
ConocoPhillips says it will cut oil production in Alaska by about 100,000 barrels per day for the month of June. That’s about half of Conoco’s daily production in the state, and roughly a fifth of the crude that typically flows down the trans-Alaska pipeline.