Glacier Bay is the only place in Southeast Alaska where humpback whale numbers are monitored year after year. Anecdotal reports throughout Southeast tell a similar story: Humpback numbers have been down.
The passengers of a tour boat that sank after hitting a rock were rescued by nearby vessels. The naturalist aboard the tour boat said it went under within a few minutes.
Seven whale watching companies in Juneau are the first in the state to participate in a voluntary stewardship program that recognizes they go above and beyond federal and state viewing guidelines.
A blood alcohol level of .04 percent is the legal limit for operating a commercial vehicle.
A breath sample revealed his blood alcohol level to be .115 percent.