Officials from a dozen coastal communities traveled to Juneau to voice support for Alaska’s beleaguered ferries earlier this week.
The Coast Guard is recommending other communications systems as a backup, like satellite phones or texting devices, emergency beacons or even cellphones where there’s service.
A LifeMed medevac flight went into the water after taking off from Unalaska Airport on Jan. 16. The National Transportation Safety Board is still investigating the cause of the crash.
A LifeMed medevac flight crashed into the water Thursday morning near Unalaska shortly after taking off from the island’s airport. No one was seriously hurt.
From the Bering Sea to the North Slope, a take-and-bake pizza shop in Anchorage is flying pizzas hundreds of miles to the farthest corners of Alaska.
Below-average temperatures in Southeast Alaska have put a freeze on an important transportation link in the region.
The Dunleavy administration commissioned the report last spring and received it in the fall. But the state wouldn’t release it until Wednesday’s Marine Transportation Advisory Board meeting.
Budget cuts to Alaska’s state ferry system have made it harder for high school basketball teams to travel this season, school officials say.
With temperatures sinking below zero degrees in Anchorage last week, demand for engine block heaters skyrocketed.
Kodiak Island’s last ferry of the season pulled away from the dock on Saturday, Jan. 11, and there won’t be one returning until April.