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.
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 Yukon produces a lot of renewable energy. And they have a surplus in the summer months, when cruise ships are in port at Skagway.
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.
Alaska lawmakers received an updated proposal from the Dunleavy administration to replace the Ocean Rangers with a state-run inspection regime.
Yute Commuter Service, whose plane crashed and killed five people last week in Southwest Alaska, is owned by a family whose aircraft were involved in several incidents last year.
What happens if a megaship loses power? The Coast Guard recently met with the cruise industry looking for answers.
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.
For one Juneau-based guide, it’s a way to teach his guests about the importance of the Tongass National Forest at a crucial time.
Kenneth Manzanares pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the July 2017 death of Kristy Manzanares.