Adelyn Baxter, KTOO - Juneau
Change of plans due to coronavirus? Alaska Airlines is temporarily suspending cancellation and change fees.
Alaska Airlines will allow passengers to change or cancel bookings without penalty for the next two weeks in response to travel concerns from coronavirus.
During the 2019 summer tourism season, cruise ship companies dumped more than 3 million pounds of trash at Juneau’s private landfill.
As the shutdown in regional ferry service continues, communities like Angoon, Gustavus, Hoonah and others that rely on ferries are desperately seeking options to get the things they need.
The U.S. Mint released a coin commemorating the work of Alaska Native leader Elizabeth Peratrovich on Wednesday.
It was originally advertised as a special Assembly meeting, but city officials changed their minds.
The raffle is designed to raise money for K-12 education by allowing Alaskans 18 and over to donate a portion of their permanent fund dividends to enter.
Alaska Department of Corrections Commissioner Nancy Dahlstrom told state lawmakers that she canceled the bid process during a committee hearing Thursday.
Alaska Airlines cancelled nine flights in and out of Juneau by midday. A high wind warning remains in effect until Friday morning.
Strong winds and high tides over the weekend caused the tugboat Lumberman to drag anchor from its position on state tidelands.
As an executive from Norwegian Cruise Line made the rounds in Juneau to talk about plans for a new private dock downtown, neighborhood associations came together for the first time to share their own thoughts on the industry.
Cody Eyre’s family claims that the city of Fairbanks and the Alaska Department of Public Safety failed to properly train officers to respond to a mental health crisis, and that officers used excessive force.
Eaglecrest Ski Area Marketing Manager Charlie Herrington said it felt like trying to get Burning Man or Coachella tickets.
At the Alaska Municipal League conference in Anchorage, representatives from 15 municipalities signed an agreement to set up a new system for collecting online sales tax.
Hoonah has been talking about forming its own borough for 30 years, and now — for the first time — the city has filed a petition with the Local Boundary Commission.
Alaska communities that collect sales tax are getting close to leveling the playing field between online retailers and brick and mortar stores.
The Alaska Department of Corrections announced this week that it also plans to move inmates out of state to address overcapacity in its prison system.
Tourism jobs outnumber timber industry jobs by more than 20-to-1. And tour operators say allowing more logging and land development in the Tongass directly threatens their businesses.
Should the City and Borough of Juneau do more to directly address its growing tourism industry? That’s the question Mayor Beth Weldon has charged a new visitor industry task force with answering. The move follows...
While some Alaska communities and tour operators look to expand their foothold in the cruise industry, others voice concern about the need for serious conversations about how much is too much.