DOT wants public comment on ferry schedule

...spring seasons.The draft schedule can be found online at will accept written comments until July 21, via email at and by fax at 907-586-8365...
Ferry sailings take budget hit

...can be found online at't there."She said she knows that DOT can only keep ferry service from changing...and a lot of it is budgetary," he said.DOT is taking written public comment on the...
Alaska violence prevention coordinator recognized with national award

...premiere voices of prevention leaders in Alaska. Rausch coordinates statewide violence prevention programming including the Green Dot bystander intervention program and the Coaching Boys into Men mentoring program for high school male athletes. She also participated...
My Turn: Enough is enough - we need international oversight now

...million-dollar fundraiser for current B.C. premier Christy Clark, according to the Vancouver Sun.Despite the connected dots - that all point to failure - Bennett, and some in Alaska, praise the rigor and effectiveness of the B.C. permitting process...
SHI to host lecture on Native place names

...How much can the names we give our landscape tell us about a culture?" Vasquez wrote. "How do the Tlingit names that dot the landscape reflect Tlingit culture, from time immemorial to the present day? With a special focus on cedar, this is an...
'Heart breaking' discovery

...Charity Lynn Anderson, that feeling changed last May. Anderson didn't know she was ill at first. It started with little red dots, known as petechiae, all over her legs. She passed it off as razor burn, but then more signs followed. It wasn't until...
Reinforcements scheduled for Alaska wildfires

...Highway community. The fire has burned 500 acres on an island in the Tanana River island three miles northwest of the village of Dot Lake. Water-scooping aircraft, fire retardant tankers and helicopters with water buckets joined 94 firefighters on the ground...
DOT to survey Douglas eagle nests by helicopter

...nests in the Juneau area on Tuesday.Between 10 a.m. and noon, DOT will fly aboard a Temsco helicopter to survey North Douglas Highway between the bridge and Fish Creek Road.DOT is required by federal law to take bald eagle nests into account...
Former DOT commissioner resumes post

...announced Friday afternoon.Marc Luiken, a DOT commissioner under former Gov. Sean Parnell...resign earlier this month.Luiken served as DOT commissioner from December 2010 until his...Before leading the department, he served as DOT's deputy commissioner of aviation from...
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Glacier Highway exit to remain open at Brotherhood Bridge

...Project, the department announced Monday.DOT had announced the closure on Friday and...detoured. After reviewing the project, DOT changed its mind."In discussion with...interfering in the project schedule," DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said in an email...


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