Petersburg Pilot -

Petersburg Visitor Guide

News / State Of Alaska

Sorted by date  Results 51 - 75 of 417

Page Up



Contract awarded for federal port facility in Ketchikan

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal agency announced Wednesday it has awarded a contract to rebuild its port facility in Ketchikan, work state leaders...

 

Alaska health officials pausing use of J&J COVID-19 vaccine

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The state health department Tuesday said upcoming appointments for the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in...

 

Report sheds little light on fatal Alaska helicopter crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A preliminary report from the federal agency investigating the fatal helicopter crash in Alaska that killed five people,...

 

Hilcorp ordered to replace aging Alaska pipeline after leak

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal regulators have ordered Hilcorp Alaska to replace a 7-mile (11-kilometer) undersea pipeline after a helicopter...

 

Plan to upgrade Gustavus airport is criticized by residents

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A plan to upgrade an Alaska airport has faced criticism from residents as contractors plan to begin construction on the $20...

 

Alaska lawmakers contemplate sinking ferry to save money

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska lawmakers are contemplating sinking a ferry to save money. Members of the Alaska Legislature have considered...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    March 25, 2021

Higher oil prices, federal aid ease state budget woes

Legislators started the session in January amid a shortage of revenues and debate whether the state...

 

GCI will move call-center operations overseas

GCI, the largest telecommunications provider in the state, is planning to move all of its call-center operations out of Alaska and will contract with...

 

FBI arrests Wasilla man on Capitol riot charges

ANCHORAGE (AP) – A Wasilla construction worker faces federal charges in the January breach of the U.S. Capitol. Aaron James Mileur, 41, was...

 

First Sitka test set conducted

Wednesday’s aerial herring survey covered Sitka Sound from Redoubt Bay to Shoals Point and north to Krestof Sound. Weather during the flight was...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    March 18, 2021

Legislators, governor differ on ferry system advisory board

Gov. Mike Dunleavy wants to create a new state ferry system advisory board with one state official...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    March 18, 2021

State sells fast ferries to Spanish operator

After spending almost $1.1 million to keep the vessels out of service to save money and safely tied...

 

Southeast Alaska Sablefish tag recovery drawing winners

Each year the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) rewards all persons who return an ADF&G sablefish tag with a tag reward (e.g., hat or...

 

Authorities identify 2 people killed in AK plane crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers have identified two people killed in last week's crash of a small plane in Wrangell-St. Elias Nationa...

 

Murkowski says she can't fear fallout for impeachment vote

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Tuesday she knows her vote to convict former President Donald Trump during...

 

Program launched to help AK Natives find missing

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) _ Three rural Alaska communities have launched a pilot program intended to create more culturally sensitive protocols on how...

 

Lawmakers don't extend disaster order, ask Dunleavy for help

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) _ Alaska lawmakers, facing a looming deadline and disorganization in the House,...

 

Over $266,000 in drugs seized in Ketchikan

On February 5, Alaska State Troopers in Ketchikan, along with the Ketchikan Police Department, Ketchikan Airport Police, and Juneau DEA conducted a...

 

Sitka Sound Herring fishery announcement

The guideline harvest level (GHL) for the 2021 Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery is 33,304 tons of mature herring; however, based on input from proc...

 

Judge refuses to invalidate Dunleavy appointments

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A judge has refused to invalidate more than 90 appointments made by Gov. Mike Dunleavy who haven’t been confirmed by Alaska...

 

Dunleavy plans appeal of mine project denial

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy said the state will appeal the U.S. Army Corps of...

 

Navy rolls out new strategy for expanding Arctic operations

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Department of the Navy released details of a new strategy for operations in the Arctic as competition for resources...

 

Alaska service industry cheers new federal relief funding

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Small businesses in Alaska say new federal coronavirus relief funds will provide needed aid, especially for those in the...

 

Shooting of Alaska bald eagle investigated; bird euthanized

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the shooting of a bald eagle near Alaska’s capital city, which led to...

 

Congress approves bill to train prospective fishermen

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — A bill to establish the nation’s first ever federal program to train prospective commercial fishermen has passed Congress...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021