Tag: cruise ship

Themed Cruises Gain Popularity

Cruise ships have been visiting Alaska for decades, but they are not like they used to be. Tara Bicknell, from member station KHNS, reports from Skagway on a emerging trend in the industry.

Conservative Political Action Conference Cruise Picketed over Labor Dispute

Unions chose to picket the a cruise ship full of well-known conservatives when it docked in Juneau yesterday. The Westerdam is carrying Donald Rumsfeld, Grover Norquist, Ralph Reed and other political conservatives and their fans through Alaska waters.

Cruise Ship Norovirus Outbreak May Be Over

An Alaska cruise ship appears to have limited the spread of an ongoing gastrointestinal illness.

Opponents Speak-Out Against Moving Alaska Commercial Fisherman’s Memorial

The board of directors for the Alaska Commercial Fishermen’s Memorial in Juneau has come out in favor of leaving the monument where it is – and against building a cruise ship dock in front of it.

Alaska News Nightly: July 7, 2011

Alaska Senators Back ‘Pilot’s Bill of Rights', ‘Bullet Line’ May Disrupt Plans for Cook Inlet Drilling, Sea Otters Tagged for Population Study, New Statistics Show Unemployment Rates are Higher for Veterans, and more...

Australian Cruise Ship Stops in Unalaska Despite Landing Decreases

An Australian cruise ship on its inaugural voyage stopped over in Unalaska this week on its way to Russia and Japan. Cruise ship landings are becoming more and more rare in the remote Aleutian community.

Alaska News Nightly: June 23, 2011

Obama’s Oil Release Dismays Alaska’s Congressional Delegation, Troop Draw-Down Concerns Alaska’s Congressional Delegation, Draft Legislation Being Written to Extend Coastal Management Program, Complaint Filed Against Unalaska for Violating Clean Water Act, and more...

Judge Calls for Deeper Look into Cruise Ship Wastewater Issue

A Juneau judge says state regulators need to take another look at cruise ship wastewater treatment systems. Superior Court Judge Patricia Collins ruled the Department of Environmental Conservation failed to consider stronger options for some ships.

Alaska News Nightly: June 10, 2011

Judge Calls for Deeper Look into Cruise Ship Wastewater Issue, Palin Emails Reveal Struggles with Sudden Public Attention, Alaskan Reaction to Palin Emails Apathetic, Frustrations Over Hastings Wildfire Rising, and more...

Alaska News Nightly: September 23, 2009

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Security Tapes Could Provide Clues to Cruise Ship Death

Onboard security tapes could help investigators determine whether a woman who fell off a cruise ship near Juneau committed suicide. Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska - Juneau Download...

Alaska News Nightly: August 4, 2009

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