The ferry Aurora is in the shipyard a week earlier than scheduled after a crack was found in its hull.
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott says the state will share its knowledge and ask for input on Canadian mines near rivers that flow into Alaska.
State government will formally involve tribal groups in its transboundary mining work. Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott made that commitment Wednesday while meeting in Juneau with Southeast Native leaders.
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.