My Turn: Government shutdown won't happen

...reductions while funding all critical government services, including education, public safety, health and welfare, and transportation. Including cuts to the capital budget, the Senate reduced spending by $809 million, a savings of $1,100 per Alaskan...
Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

...eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. But a second probe could prove more...Attorney Seth Williams expects to wait until the National Transportation and Safety Board issues its findings before deciding on...
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Summer youth camp roundup

...from June 8-12 and the cost to participate is $175; transportation is provided from Harborview or Riverbend elementary schols...July 6 through July 17 and cost to participate is $140; transportation to UAS is provided from Gastineau School and the Mendenhall...
No bail for suspected killer

...brief hearing Tuesday, District Court Judge Keith Levy agreed the court should hold Tomaszewski on no bail pending his transportation; Tomaszewski waived his right to an extradition hearing and agreed to return to Maryland.Consistent with previous reports...
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches leaked before it was discovered or discuss the rate at which oil escaped.Federal regulators from the Department of Transportation, which oversees oil pipeline safety, investigated the leak's cause, the pipe's condition and the potential regulatory...
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My Turn: Murkowski on Arctic ignorance: Let it go!

...reduced polar ice cap, there is greater access to the natural resources contained in the region, as well as shorter maritime transportation routes to connect Europe, Asia and North America. With nations around the globe realizing the council is the place to...
Glacier Highway exit to remain open at Brotherhood Bridge

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has delayed the intersection closure of Old Glacier Highway near the Brotherhood Bridge Replacement Project...
Investigators unsure anything struck train

...trains started running to New York again.The National Transportation Safety Board said it has not ruled out the possibility an...something had struck the train.The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority said it doesn't know what caused the damage...
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Empire Editorial: AMHS makes the best of a bad situation

...road closures to gripe and curse about. In Southeast, we have changes to the ferry schedule.The Alaska Department of Transportation announced this week that the ferry Taku will be out of commission from July until August for maintenance before returning...
Flooding closes Dalton Highway again

...little more than a month ago prompted Gov. Bill Walker to issue a disaster declaration.KTUU-TV reports the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities issued a news release saying the flooding has washed out parts of the road that connects the North...


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