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Kennicott repairs, upgrades put state ferry back on line of the AMHS' cross-gulf vessels, meaning it operates across the Gulf of Alaska, linking Southeast and Southcentral Alaska. The ferry is 382 feet long and can transport up to 499 passengers, according to its AMHS vessel profile...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 9, 2015

...this year is particularly special. For only the second time ever, the race is starting in Fairbanks instead of Southcentral Alaska. As the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner pointed out, a handful of mushers in this year's race will have another...
Geologic guidebook commemorates 50th anniversary of '64 earthquake

...Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys has released a new technical guidebook on the geology of coastal Southcentral Alaska that compiles the most recent developments in understanding the earthquake geology of the region. The guidebook...
My Turn: The land of the 9 O'clock sun

...Southeast Alaska was on Pacific Time. Interior and Southcentral Alaska gained an hour of daylight in the evenings and...legislation passes, residents of Interior and Southcentral Alaska would revert to the same evening daylight hours...
Plans suspended to double wind turbines at Fire Island

...the Railbelt at 20 cents a kilowatt-hour. In comparison, the cost to produce natural gas-powered energy in Southcentral Alaska is closer to 5 cents a kilowatt-hour."We support renewables, but do we support renewables that raise (the...
My Turn: Fix the budget, but not at the expense of long-term prosperity

...of shortsighted and would almost certainly set us back decades. Complete with an 800-mile gas pipeline from Southcentral Alaska to the North Slope, a gas treatment plant and an LNG plant, the Alaska LNG project is expected to draw nearly...
Roadside geology: Connor's book time travels into the newly known

...south coast of the Yukon and lifted up the St. Elias mountains; now it's moving northwest, is colliding with Southcentral Alaska, and is probably responsible for lifting up Denali, she said. Scientists now have very precise mass spectrometers...
3 men see snout, free moose buried in avalanche

ANCHORAGE - There's an extra moose alive in southcentral Alaska thanks to three snowmachiners who freed it from an avalanche.Marty Mobley, Rob Uphus and Avery Vucinich, residents of the Matanuska-Susitna...
Four southcentral legislators form 'freedom caucus'

ANCHORAGE - Four Republican state representatives from southcentral Alaska will promote conservative topics through a newly formed "freedom caucus."The four include Lora Reinbold of Eagle River, Shelley...
Brown winter is abnormal but no record

...winter. The chair lifts that carry skiers upslope have stayed idle.The unusually warm conditions extend into Southcentral Alaska, where Anchorage International Airport has not recorded a temperature below zero since 2013 and December is likely...


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