Jacob Resneck, CoastAlaska - Juneau
Governor Dunleavy's wishlist to the federal government included about $5 million less per year than it had received over the last decade.
The Coast Guard said that a watch officer neglected to properly configure a generator, which led to the outage when power demand surged.
The Alaska Marine Highway System says that with low traffic, it's still possible to keep social distance aboard ferries.
Stock in Norwegian Cruise Lines’ parent company took a dive on Tuesday, erasing more than 22% of its worth. That’s following news that the cruise line is seeking to raise $2 billion in capital to stay afloat.
The insects have been spotted within a few hundred miles of Southeast Alaska, but experts say that it's unlikely they could establish a breeding colony in the region's wet, temperate climate.
The loss represents nearly $800 million in passenger spending.
The Aurora, a 235-foot Alaska state ferry, approaches the dock in Whittier, its departure point for its trip across Prince William Sound to Cordova. (Photo by Nat Herz / Alaska Public...
While many communities will receive money directly from the CARES Act, budget vetoes might cost other communities more than what they receive.
With trapping limits lifted, wildlife advocates call on feds to protect wolves of Prince of Wales Island
Trappers’ record harvest of 165 animals threatens a wolf population in Southeast Alaska, conservationists say.
The ferry system says it is developing a reduced service schedule to match the drop in demand and crew availability.
Fishing towns are asking for more say in regulating who is allowed into their communities during the coronavirus pandemic.
In explaining the veto, the governor’s office wrote that the state libraries had enough resources to operate without extra money.
Forest Service: No link between Tongass workers detail to South Dakota and Trump’s Mount Rushmore July 4 fireworks
One watchdog group believes that two dozen volunteers were sent from the Tongass National Forest to the Black Hills in order to help out with a controversial Trump plan to bring fireworks to Mount Rushmore for the Fourth of July.
While repair work has been allowed to continue, some personnel essential for safety certification and provisioning the boat aren't allowed to return to work.
The Legislature has approved a budget that lawmakers say should keep the Alaska Marine Highway System running year-round. In the past year, cost cutting, a summer labor strike and mechanical failures resulted in months-long service gaps, both planned and unplanned, for Alaska’s ferry system.
Trappers reported taking almost as many wolves as had estimated to live on and around Prince of Wales Island. It’s a new record number of wolves — 165 taken in Unit 2 — which includes Prince of Wales and surrounding islands in Southeast Alaska.
A document drafted by Homeland Security’s acting general counsel defines “essential travel” as U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents returning to the U.S as well as travel for medical reasons, education, necessary work, emergency responses and legal cross-border trade. It also includes carve-outs for officials, military personnel and their families. Recreation and tourism are not considered essential.
The Alaska Marine Highway System says it will begin turning away ferry passengers with coronavirus- or flu-like symptoms.
Canada is closing its land borders to “non-essential travel” to slow the spread of coronavirus. And that’s leaving many Alaskans scrambling for answers.
A federal judge has ruled in favor of green groups challenging the largest Tongass timber sale in decades.