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The MV Malaspina docked in downtown Juneau on Saturday for the first time since the ferry terminal moved to Auke Bay.

Hundreds gather in Juneau for Malaspina tours, blessing ceremony

Hundreds of Juneau residents flocked to the downtown waterfront Saturday to celebrate two major components of Southeast Alaska’s economy – the Alaska Marine Highway System and the fishing industry. Alaska Marine Highway ferries haven’t been a regular sight in downtown Juneau for about 30 years. But early Saturday morning, the Malaspina quietly sailed into a…

What’s the secret of success? Keep swinging

At 20-something, Josh Sundquist has already written a memoir.  It’s a national best seller with a title that implies some struggles:  Just Don’t Fall. “We all have some sort of problem, some thing, some disability if you will. I happen to be missing one leg,” he said. “What are you missing?” Sundquist lost his left…

Medevac service widens reach

A new turboprop aircraft will make it easier for a medical transport service to land in some Southeast Alaska communities. Beginning Wednesday, Airlift Northwest will operate a Turbo Commander as well as the Learjet between Juneau and rural communities.  The turboprop will allow the medical service to fly into Gustavas, Skagway, Haines, Hoonah, Kake, and…

Main Street construction

Sprucing up Main Street

“When the name of the road is Main Street there’s never a good time to rebuild it.” The work was scheduled with an eye on having the least impact on both the legislative session and the upcoming tourist season.

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