Michael S. Lockett

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Some assembly required: Shipping process for new Eaglecrest gondola is underway

More than 5,000 miles from Juneau over the top of the world, the newest addition to the Eaglecrest Ski Area is getting broken down into pieces and readied for shipping across two oceans to...

Deadline approaching to apply for PFD

The final date for filing for this year’s Permanent Fund dividend for Alaska residents is today, March 31. According to the PFD division’s website, more than 530,000 Alaskans had filed for their PFD as...

Recovery efforts for grounded tug near Sitka continue

Recovery efforts for a tugboat that grounded hard and breached a fuel tank while bound for Sitka Monday continue. Hundreds of gallons of diesel have been recovered from the water, and the damaged fuel...

Organizations unite to celebrate legacy of Elizabeth Peratrovich

Local and state Alaska Native organizations came together last Wednesday evening for a digital celebration of the life of civil rights activist Elizabeth Kaaxgal.aat Peratrovich on the day commemorating her life. Speakers came together...

Crewing the cutters: Pandemic complicated recruiting, says Coast Guard

Closed schools and mitigation protocols have complicated recruitment for the U.S. Coast Guard over the two years of the pandemic, said members of the recruitment apparatus, even as other services are dealing with their...

Coast Guard rescues two from sinking vessel near Sitka

Coast Guard aircrews from Air Station Sitka rescued a pair of fishermen from a sinking vessel on Monday evening. Watchstanders received a distress call at approximately 8 p.m. that the 40-foot fishing vessel Glory...

Local companies and Royal Caribbean anticipating busy cruise season

Following a recent joint venture between Huna Totem Corp. and Doyon Limited forming the organization Na-Dena’, both Alaska Native organizations and cruise companies are looking forward to a fruitful 2022 cruise season. Instability abroad...

Coast Guard offers boatload of support for local communities

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa saw an opportunity to give back to their homeport this February, assisting local nonprofits in an annual drive to help those experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity....

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