Jacob Resneck, CoastAlaska - Juneau
The Malaspina was built in 1963 and is part of the original fleet of mainline ferries. Its final voyage is scheduled for Dec. 2.
The Alaska Marine Highway System restored ferry service Friday to some of the communities that had service slashed earlier this month. The ferry Tazlina will be brought back online to make up for previously canceled sailings.
The U.S. Board on Geographic Names has approved changing the name of a bay in Southeast Alaska following a petition from tribal leaders complaining of its association with military aggression.
As the partial ferry shutdown enters its second week in Southeast Alaska, small communities are trying to find alternative means of bringing groceries and other essentials to their residents.
Sea otters are rapidly recolonizing Southeast Alaska, breeding challenges for commercial fishermen in the region.
The Sitka seafood processor reportedly allowed its waste pile on the seafloor to balloon to more than double the size allowed by its permit.
Some 999 passengers with 526 vehicles were affected by the Alaska Marine Highway System’s recent abrupt cancellation of ferry service across much of Southeast.
Four Southeast communities have been cut off with virtually no notice, stranding passengers and vehicles.
Alaska ferry LeConte repairs delayed; long gaps in winter service possible for rural Southeast Alaska
Critics said the state should’ve planned ahead and applied for more federal funds for ferry overhauls.
Mariners are urging Coast Guard officials to keep the free, low-tech service rather than switch over to subscription-based satellites.
Local officials and the grassroots Gustavus PFAS Action Coalition have asked for contaminating foams to be removed from the local airport, but state officials say it's not that simple.
Across Alaska, there are currently about 2,000 more jobs than there were at this time last year.
The modern Kensington Gold Mine began operations in 2010. But its 28 miles of underground tunnels follow veins first explored and blasted more than a century ago.
Tribal representatives from across Southeast Alaska, British Columbia and Washington state are sounding the alarm over threats posed to wild salmon across state and national borders.
B.C. and Alaska salmon compete for the same global markets — and one key to accessing those markets is the sustainability certification issued by the London-based Marine Stewardship Council.
The five-page report calculates the U.S. Forest Service has lost nearly $600 million over two decades through roadbuilding and timber sales.
The province of British Columbia is taking public input on ways to reform its mining regulations — regulations that could impact the safety of the transboundary watershed the province shares with Alaska.
The ruling effectively puts the brakes on the federal government’s plan for logging in the Tongass National Forest.