More than a dozen people from across coastal Alaska testified Wednesday in support of the state’s ferry system or offered suggestions for improving it.
Restaurants may not be reliable buyers of Copper River salmon this year, as owners grapple with reduced business amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Poor VHF coverage isn’t a new issue. But this many outages at once is not normal.
Senior state transportation officials warn that long gaps will be the new normal.
The VHF radio outages are affecting Prince William Sound all the way down to Sitka and other Southeast Alaska communities.
Alaska’s coastal residents have long warned of dire effects if lawmakers sharply reduce ferry budgets. Now, absent an adjustment to the ferry schedule by Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration, those warnings could become reality.
After an unprecedented summer drought drained reservoirs and wells across Alaska, hundreds of people face immediate water shortages — and lingering questions about the future.
A Mat-Su Borough man was killed in a floatplane crash on Tuesday in Prince William Sound, about 20 miles southwest of Valdez. It’s the third fatal floatplane crash in Alaska this month.
A group of Alaskans traveled to Washington, D.C., to ask lawmakers to renew the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund. Congress allowed the law to expire last year.