Jacob Resneck, CoastAlaska - Juneau
A Utah-based medevac company has settled a wrongful death lawsuit over a 2019 air ambulance crash in Southeast Alaska that killed three crew members from Juneau.
A raw fish tax that has pumped tens of millions of dollars into coastal communities over the past decade has survived a legal challenge before Alaska’s highest court.
House Bill 63 would create an Alaska Marine Highway Operations Board that would be tasked with crafting both short- and long-term planning for Alaska's ferry fleet, but Gov. Mike Dunleavy thinks the board would give too much power to the legislature.
The Lumberman could often be seen from Juneau’s main highway with a collection of skiffs moored to her rusting hull. The vintage tug became a magnet for people unable to find shelter in a community that’s long struggled with a lack of affordable housing.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will look into the human rights issues of having polluting mines upstream from tribes.
Industry experts are divided over how to best seize the opportunity presented by high lumber prices to benefit Southeast Alaska: By cutting what’s left of Tongass old-growth or by retooling to cut younger, second-growth trees.
State environmental regulators announced Monday they’re expanding radiation testing of commercially harvested Alaska seafood, including crab, using a gamma radiation detector at a state laboratory in Anchorage.
The Dunleavy administration is no longer seeking private vendors to replace six state-run Division of Motor Vehicles offices, which the administration originally proposed as a cost-saving measure.
Alaska is suing chemical manufacturers over PFAS, toxic compounds that have contaminated water in more than a dozen communities across the state.
Democratic lawmakers said the bill was a step in the right direction, but left many problems with the Alaska Marine Highway System.
The state-run Division of Motor Vehicle offices in Haines, Homer, Valdez, Tok, Delta Junction and Eagle River would be eliminated under a plan presented Thursday by Department of Administration Commissioner Kelly Tshibaka.
The U.S. and Canada say that with the completion of a 2-year report on stream monitoring, the work of the landmark commission is done. Tribes and fishing groups disagree.
Applications from fishermen will be accepted during a two-month window that opens March 1 with payments could come as early as June.
A final report released Jan. 28 by the National Transportation Safety Board says there isn’t enough evidence to explain how or why a twin-engine medevac plane plummeted from 2500 feet in just 14 seconds in 2019.
The Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission decides who gets commercial fishing permits. Commissioners receive six-figure salaries.
Why was Jason Vinberg shot to death by a special forces member at the Kodiak naval base on June 30? His family wants to know — and so do federal prosecutors.
A network failure on Monday evening has rendered the Coast Guard’s emergency VHF radio channel unreliable across much of Southeast Alaska.