Feb 11, 2019
Residents in Alaska are starting to see sales tax on their Amazon.com purchases, something commonplace in the rest of the United States, but newly implemented here. Reports through Skagway confirmed that Amazon has started...
Jan 28, 2019
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...
Nov 9, 2018
ANCHORAGE – A Skagway man has been indicted on charges alleging smuggling of walrus ivory and the illegal export and import of walrus ivory in violation of the Lacey Act, announced U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder on October 19....
Oct 12, 2018
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.
Aug 24, 2018
According to a press release from the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DOLWD), July 2018 employment was down by an estimated 0.3 percent, or 900 jobs, compared to July 2017.
Aug 15, 2018
Primaries for state office are approaching on Aug. 21. We reached out with questions to candidates running in the races for House of Representatives District 33 – the former seat of Rep. Sam Kito III – and to Senate District Q and the seat held by Dennis Egan, who is also choosing not to run again.