The abrupt firing of Permanent Fund Corporation Director Angela Rodell in December surprised and concerned many Alaskans, including some lawmakers.
A spokesperson said DOT is well aware of problems with the Wolff Point slope and that it was one of many sites in Southeast with rockfall issues.
Dunleavy said in June that it didn’t make sense for legislators to receive the money until they’ve resolved the future of permanent fund dividends.
The federal guidelines that have closely regulated the cruise industry during the COVID-19 pandemic are set to expire on Jan. 15th.
The research, published Wednesday in Nature, found that concentrated bursts of daily rainfall decreases economic growth, especially in wealthier and industrialized countries.
The decision is a loss for Ketchikan’s winter economy and is leaving some feeling cut out of the decision-making process.
The money for the program comes from a gift made last year by Norwegian Cruise Lines.
Critical state jobs are going unfilled this year. That’s led to unplowed roads, ferries tied up at the dock and slowdowns in the court system.
The airline sent a second plane from Bethel to pick up the pilot, the passengers and their luggage from the lake.
Welch will continue to write a weekly column for the Anchorage Daily News, and she says she might get into podcasting.