Throngs of ferry supporters packed a House hearing and called in from across the state, urging elected officials to spare the Alaska Marine Highway System from deep cost-cutting.
Logging old growth trees in the Tongass National Forest was supposed to be phased out. The owner at Viking Lumber has struggled to see a future where the business could survive. But this past year has restored some hope.
Southeast Alaska’s independent ferry system is working its way out of a ridership slump. Numbers are up on the Hollis-to-Ketchikan route.
A new report suggests the Alaska Marine Highway System should break into two agencies to prepare for the future.
Southern Southeast’s Inter-Island Ferry Authority contributes about $50 million to the region’s economy, according to a new report.
A panel developing Juneau policies governing marijuana businesses wrestled with that question on Thursday.
The Juneau Planning Commission opted not to put a rezone request for the 82-acre property back on the table.