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Construction to begin on Icy Strait Point dock

...onto ISP property, something Gaffaney told the Capital City Weekly changed when Huna Totem became majority owner.Tour operators not affiliated with ISP will also be allowed onto the property to pick up tourists for pre-arranged trips via a...
Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...watching birds," Baluss said. That's since around 1927.As for the colony near South Sawyer Glacier in Tracy Arm, tour operator Steve Weber said it's the first time in the 21 years he's been taking boats of tourists into the fjord that the...
Predicting seal behavior

...South Sawyer Glacier. Depending on the results, the study may recommend hours of operation for the cruise ships and tour operators that travel the fjord in the summer.Seals develop a liking for particular areas and sometimes travel hundreds of...
Gear stolen from tour van

At approximately 11 a.m. Tuesday, a tour operator reported that a van parked on North Douglas near Outer Point had been broken into and several items had been stolen from it. Items...
State amplifies response to KSM mine

...the state of Alaska asked that Canada either conduct the more in-depth review Alaskan fishermen, Native groups, tour operators and organizations have been calling for, or take another approach to address Alaskans' concerns.Department of Natural...
Letter: Alaska Wilderness League

...employing 20 percent of southeast Alaskans. As the outreach coordinator for the League here in Southeast, I work with tour operators and the Forest Service on a regular basis to promote sustainable growth and management of tourism. Developing sustainable...
Hoonah's dock divide

...sometimes picks up independent tour passengers. Gaffaney said ISP plans to change that policy and give independent tour operators access to ISP. "It's the right thing to do for the local operators, and it's safer than right now," he said...
Changes coming to Egan Drive

...pedestrian crossing between Whittier Street and Main Street without the need for an additional stop light.Local tour operators in attendance voiced concern over the bottleneck that could arise at Egan Drive and Main Street as tourist buses and...
Family seeks man missing since death of girlfriend

...about his disappearance May 30.One of Johnson's sisters said her brother had been threatened by a commercial lava tour operator after Johnson took a family out to see lava flows."He just showed up at my brother's house in Kalapana," she...
State | Local
Innovation Summit: compete and cooperate for success hundred people have participated in the group over two years, Day said. This number includes state agencies, tour operators, community leaders, Alaska Native organizations and others."A little bit of everybody," he said.Day said the...


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