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  1. Upper Lynn Canal left with one commuter airline after Wings shuts downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    SeaPort Airlines sold Wings of Alaska to Gustavus-based Fjord Flying Service in 2015. In recent years, Wings of Alaska, which was founded in the 1980s, has changed hands and reduced its flight schedule.


  2. Ask the Energy Desk: What happens when our hydropower sources are frozen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Snow falls on the Governor's mansion in Juneau. The capital city is under a winter storm warming, as of Monday, March 13. Parts of interior Alaska, like Fairbanks, have been seeing record cold temperatures this winter.


  3. After uncertainty, Alaska national parks get green light to hire summer staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Seasonal staffing was thrown into limbo when President Donald Trump ordered a federal hiring freeze in January. After about a month of questions and waiting, Mike Tranel is superintendent of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Skagway.


  4. Skagway man sentenced in September shooting incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Skagway man who pleaded guilty to September armed confrontation with local police was sentenced in Juneau Superior Court this week. Skagway police responded to Estep's home Sept.


  5. With fireweed cosmos and spruce tip gin, Skagway distillery set to open in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    This fireweed-infused Cosmo is one of the drinks Janilyn Heger plans to include on Skagway Spirits' cocktail menu. "So I'm gonna put an ice cube in there and a little bit of lime," said Janilyn Heger, as she mixes cocktails in her "test kitchen."


  6. Alaska Marijuana Control Board nixes on-site consumptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The state's Marijuana Control Board was set to regulate the consumption of marijuana at licensed retailers . If it had been approved, Alaska would have been the first state in the nation to allow on-site consumption .


  7. Juneau Assembly votes 6-3 to support the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Juneau Assembly reopened the debate over the stalled Juneau Access Project that envisions 50 more miles of road up Lynn Canal to a ferry terminal closer to the road system. The road debate has divided the community for decades and faces significant opposition from other Southeast cities, including Haines and Skagway.


  8. Juneau Assembly to weigh in on 'the road'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The view of Berners Bay from Cascade Point. The Juneau Access Lynn Canal Highway would be built through this area.


  9. Reported thefts of heating fuel, firewood in SkagwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    According to Police Chief Ray Leggett, the department has recently received four or five reports alleging thefts of stolen heating fuel from home tanks, gasoline from vehicles, wood pellets and firewood.


  10. Juneau's legislators talks fiscal crisis with AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Juneau's state legislative delegation told a half-dozen members of the Juneau Assembly on Thursday morning that the state's budget outlook isn't rosy. Democratic Sen. Dennis Egan said there are real risks to middle-class public sector jobs under threat by budget cuts.


  11. Coastal lawmakers consider ferry system's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The fast ferry Fairweather docks in Petersburg Aug. 20, 2013, after a trip from Juneau. Budget cuts eliminated that route and reduced Fairweather sailings.


  12. Haines School enrollment down, while Skagway keeps growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    After an unexpected boost in enrollment last year, student numbers at the Haines School have dropped to some of the lowest the district has ever seen. That's in stark contrast to Skagway, where the school continues to see growth in the student population.


  13. Ferry sailings canceled after high wind forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said scheduled sailings for the ferry Aurora on Friday and Sunday were canceled after forecasts for high winds. "Those high winds bring with freezing spray and that provides danger to the life rafts on that vessel," Woodrow said.


  14. Juneau mayor meets with pro-road boosters ahead of 2017 legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A sign at the end of Glacier Highway in October 2016. The Juneau Access Improvements Project extension would begin near here.


  15. Haines and Skagway participate in annual Christmas bird countRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Despite snowy weather, Skagway and Haines participated in the National Audubon Society's annual Christmas Bird Count this month. Organizers say that, among the usual suspects, there were some surprises.


  16. State extends $6.5 million Skagway port grant for second timeRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Skagway Borough has an extra year to spend $6.5 million for city dock improvements. The state legislative grant was set to expire in about six months.


  17. Don't build the road, Walker says, citing state's financial crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Citing the state's multibillion dollar financial crisis, Gov. Bill Walker announced Thursday that the state is no longer backing construction of the Juneau Access Improvements Project. It would end at the Katzehin River.


  18. Bitter cold expected to stick around in Southeast, meteorologist saysRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Mount Juneau bears the recent Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, snowfall that fell on Alaska's capital city about midday. After a mild start to December, it's gotten bitter cold in Haines and Skagway, with temperatures dropping into the teens and single digits.


  19. Before contamination in Skagway harbor is cleaned up, some want another studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is taking a more proactive approach to motivate cleanup of the ore basin in Skagway. It brought together harbor owners and users to meet in-person and work toward a solution to long-standing lead contamination in the harbor.


  20. Skagway business owner denied request for retail marijuana storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    This month, the Skagway Planning and Zoning Commission denied a local business owner's request for a marijuana retail store. The conditional use permit was denied not based on local zoning code, but on state law.


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