It’s costing 10 percent more to take the ferry to and from the Lower-48. The higher fare is part of another round of tariff increases aimed at boosting income and equalizing rates across all routes.
Sealaska Corp.'s approximately 22,000 tribal members will each get between $129 and $1,082, depending on their status.
The Alaska Folk Festival runs April 4-10 in Juneau. It’s a sure sign of spring for the hundreds of musicians from all over the state who come to play, jam and listen.
Southeast Alaska lawmakers are giving Gov. Bill Walker’s spending plan mixed reviews. Some are ready to change the way government is funded, while others are not.
The year 2015 saw the beginnings of major changes to the Alaska Marine Highway, the Tongass National Forest and the possible future of transboundary mines.
The Alaska Marine Highway System is not changing its rules for children traveling solo anytime soon. Rules proposed a year ago have not been implemented.
A Yup’ik skin artist living in Sitka is headed to the Institute of American Indian Arts under a Rasmuson Foundation-funded, artist-in-residence program..
Alaska Marine Highway officials have identified several ways to increase ferry service to Sitka next summer. It’s in response to community concerns about the fast ferry Fairweather being indefinitely tied up.