Because the Mendenhall Glacier is melting, the magazine says there’s “less time to see one of the most breathtaking visions available.”
“One, two, three, enjoy the ride, bye-bye,” was the last thing I heard before the whoosh of speed and air drowned out most sound. I was ziplining — and attempting to voice a story — on one of six parallel lines running down a mountain in Hoonah.
The bidding process for construction of an estimated $11 million seawalk, island and park near the Douglas bridge could begin in the next few weeks–creating a home for a major Juneau landmark.
Seven major cruise lines face penalties for polluting the air while sailing Alaska waters. The state has issued 18 notices of violation involving 48 instances.
The report calls Southeast the ‘epi-center’ of cruise ship traffic in the state – and that’s the main driver of the visitor industry.
RSVP cruise, which caters exclusively to gay and lesbian patrons, made it’s first stop in Juneau, during it’s week-long Alaska tour.
The publicly financed dock is being built where it serves a local Native corporation’s interests, only indirectly benefiting residents — although many are also shareholders.
Two seasonal workers have admitted to Juneau police that they stole the U.S and Alaska flags. Police have yet to name or arrest them.
Not all employees in Alaska speak English proficiently, but the State Department of Labor and Workforce Development wants to make sure that all of them understand their rights.
Federal officials want cruise ships, tour boats and kayaks to stay far away from harbor seals in Alaska’s glacial fjords.