Michael S. Lockett

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Governor’s mansion tree arrives in Juneau

Through snow, storm and errant line, the Together Tree, the Christmas tree designated for display at the Alaska Governor’s Mansion, arrived in Juneau over the weekend. Originally intended to arrive last week, mechanical issues...

Freshly up-gunned Eaglecrest readying for opening day

Eaglecrest Ski Area is ready to welcome winter sport enthusiasts back to the slopes with freshly improved infrastructure and optimistic weather predictions, said a spokesperson for the ski area. New snow guns and reinforced...

Coast Guard edges toward full active-duty vaccination nationwide

While numbers for District 17 are not individually available due to service policy, the Coast Guard nationwide has more than 90% of its active duty servicemembers vaccinated, according to a Coast Guard spokesperson. The...

DIPAC clocks good 2021 season

This year marked a better season for Douglas Island Pink and Chum Inc. after a lean 2020 and damage to the hatchery’s freshwater supply by a landslide in December. “It’s been a pretty good...

Plane crashes at Juneau International Airport

This article has been updated to include new information. An Alaska Seaplanes aircraft crashed Friday morning during takeoff from Juneau International Airport, causing flight delays and cancellations. There were no injuries reported by...

FAA releases Alaska aviation safety initiatives

Federal Aviation Administration officials, Alaska’s congressional delegation and aviation stakeholders announced recommendations to improve flight safety in the high-risk aviation environment of Alaska. The FAA Alaska Aviation Safety Initiative comes after a year-long examination...

Leafs of autumn: Juneau Electric Vehicle Association holds meet-up

As the skies briefly cleared Saturday after the storm, Juneau played host to its eighth annual meet-up and road rally for electric vehicles. Owners and advocates for the vehicles gathered as members of the...

Revenue Department announces 2021 PFD amount

The Alaska Department of Revenue announced the 2021 Permanent Fund dividend amount on Thursday. Eligible Alaskans will receive $1,114 beginning in early-to-mid October, according to the department. Alaskans who filed electronically and chose direct...

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