Federal officials want cruise ships, tour boats and kayaks to stay far away from harbor seals in Alaska’s glacial fjords.
Southeast Alaska community leaders hope to restore some ferry sailings cut due to state budget reductions.
The barge picking up marine debris from Alaska's coastline will skip Southeast. Regional communities are sticking with existing disposal agreements.
Haines, Petersburg, Wrangell, Ketchikan and Tenakee were left out of 1971’s Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, which gave land, money and corporate status to many other communities. The new bill tries to change that.
Former Alaska Coast Guard Commander Thomas Ostebo takes over July 6 as CEO of the Cruise Lines International Association. He'll advocate for an industry he once regulated.
Craig Fleener, the governor's Arctic policy head, says communities could better adjust to climate change if hunting and fishing rules become more flexible.
The Native American Fish and Wildlife Society meets in Juneau May 20-22. Tribal experts will discuss climate change, subsistence and Arctic policy.
A budget shuffle means most Alaska ferries will be able to sail their scheduled routes this summer. But one ship, the 600-passenger Taku, will be tied up.
Sitka and Juneau will lose a week of fast ferry sailings this month. The Chenega will return to Southeast service May 14, a week later than scheduled.
Alaska’s public broadcasters dodged a bullet when the Legislature’s regular session ended Monday.