Cruise ships frequently draw the ire of environmentalists and locals for offloading their treated wastewater into Gastineau Channel and other Alaska water bodies, but another culprit has gone largely unnoticed.
ANCHORAGE - Police are investigating the discovery of a human jawbone near an Anchorage road.
Police say dispatchers were contacted Sunday evening by an individual who reported finding the bone in a wood line at a park near Brayton Drive.
ANCHORAGE - A sightseeing floatplane that crashed in a mountainous site in southeast Alaska, killing all nine on board, was equipped with technology to provide better information about the terrain, according to a federal accident report.
We love our ferries here in Southeast. We also love the pristine waters in which they sail. We'd like to keep both. That's why the Alaska state ferries are long overdue for an upgrade in their water treatment practices.
It was 75 degrees on the Melvin Park Field and over 90 in the Juneau Junior Softball All-Stars’ batters’ box as the Gastineau Channel girls put up 24 runs on the Ketchikan Little League All-Stars ... Read More
JUNEAU ICEFIELD, CAMP 17 — At the Juneau Icefield Research Program’s Camp 17 this week, 32 students — and more faculty — got comfortable on skis, started ecological surveys, and settled in after ... Read More