Category: State

On-site marijuana usage permits available for retailers

Licensed marijuana retailers in Alaska can start applying on April 11 for permits to allow on-site consumption of their products. Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer on March 12 signed the regulations allowing on-site sales. The new rules take...

Amazon charges Alaskans sales tax

Residents in Alaska are starting to see sales tax on their purchases, something commonplace in the rest of the United States, but newly implemented here. Reports through Skagway confirmed that Amazon has started...

Tazlina set to replace Fairweather Ferry in May

The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) announced that the Tazlina Ferry is set to replace the Fairweather in May. Late in 2018, AMHS had indicated that the Tazlina was going to be delayed until winter 2019. AMHS made the...

AMHS exploring options for crew quarters on Alaska Class Ferries

As the long-awaited roll-out of the first Alaska Class Ferry (ACF) approaches next spring, the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is looking to add crew quarters to the Tazlina and Hubbard to expand the possibilities for service in the Lynn Canal.