Lack of ferries drastically cuts Tenakee Springs' summer business

...engine failure and could no longer operate in Prince William Sound," Woodrow wrote.The Aurora went north to be the only ferry in Prince William Sound; the Fairweather went to Ketchikan for repairs, and...
Home Runs: Homegrown solutions can end fossil fuel rollercoaster

...oil rides high, Alaska still pays for its dependence. Twenty-five years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, Prince William Sound still hasn't recovered its $20 million herring fishery. Northern Alaska is now bracing for the 75 percent chance that...
New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council

...vacant seats to be filled on the nine member board, one of which represents the Kenai Peninsula, Valdez and Prince William Sound, and the other two seats representing Western Alaska and Southeast Alaska. The terms for these positions will expire...
Coast Guard says remains of missing Alaska pilot found

ANCHORAGE - Searchers have found the remains of the pilot of a plane that went missing in Alaska's Prince William Sound.The Coast Guard says the man's remains were recovered after being found Wednesday evening.Responders say the...
Off the Beaten Path: Transboundary mining efforts are just another gold rush scam

...hoodwinked by steamboat companies advertising a supposed easier route to the Interior, were dropped off in Prince William Sound. In the ensuing months the would-be prospectors tried to reach the Klondike via a route over the Valdez Glacier...
Exxon CEO talks Arctic oil drilling

...part of the world, including successful projects in Russia - but also a catastrophic oil spill in Alaska's Prince William Sound when the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground in 1989.Below are excerpts of the interview, edited for length and...
Budget passes from Senate

...cuts stand now, M/V Lituya service, which runs between Ketchikan and Metlakatla, and fast ferry service in Prince William Sound may be reduced.Egan also introduced amendments to restore more money for public broadcasting and bring back a Haines...
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Legislators reverse $1.75M in cuts to Alaska Marine Highway

...the Senate and reverses a reduction of M/V Lituya service to four trips per week. The Chenega serves the Prince William Sound communities of Whittier, Valdez and Cordova. The Lituya is the only vessel that serves the Southeast community of...
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Search begins for pilot in trouble over Prince William Sound

ANCHORAGE - The Coast Guard is searching for the pilot of a small airplane who reported engine trouble over Prince William Sound.Anchorage television station KTUU reported the pilot of a Cessna 180 reported he was near Perry Island. Coast Guard...
Senate passes operating budget

...cuts stand now, M/V Lituya service, which runs between Ketchikan and Metlakatla, and fast ferry service in Prince William Sound may be reduced.A successful floor amendment sponsored by members of the majority and Olson compels DOT to report...
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