Ketchikan is anticipating 1.4 million cruise ship passengers during the 2022 season.
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It’s amazing that access to the North American road system — not to mention roaded access to and through Central and South America — is available just 91 nautical miles from Ketchikan at Prince Rupert, British Columbia.
Ketchikan — and all other Alaska port towns and entities involved in large cruise ship tourism — can appreciate the Alaska congressional delegation’s successful effort in May to secure a federal waiver that cleared the route for cruise ships to return to the Last Frontier in 2021.
When the chapter about the COVID-19 pandemic is written in Alaska's history, it will be remembered as a time of resilience, shared sacrifice, and the never-give-up spirit that lives within all Alaskans. With new tools for economic development and prosperity, I believe we can come back strong…
I want a brighter future, not a state that people have been leaving for a record four years in a row. We can do better than the loss of thousands of good-paying jobs, a needed marine highway this governor is trying to sink, and less opportunity to succeed.
On Sept. 2, Gov, Mike Dunleavy expanded his special session agenda to include two pieces of legislation that will strengthen the state’s ongoing response to the recent COVID-19 surge.
It was difficult to not get jealous this week when seeing photos of the former Alaska ferries Fairweather and Chenega being offloaded under brilliantly blue skies at Sant Antoni in Ibiza, Spain.
Southeast Alaska is at a unique crossroads in its management of the Tongass National Forest. How will reimposition of the 2001 Roadless Rule impact development of natural resources like geothermal, hydroelectric and mineral resources? As stewards of these public lands, we need deliberative a…
September is National Preparedness Month, a designation that prompts government and other entities to issue worthy announcements encouraging citizens to prepare for the emergency situations that can arise in Alaska.
The candidate-filing period for the upcoming local elections closed Wednesday — and the community should be pleased with the number of local individuals who have stepped forward with a willingness to serve in elected office.
As the commercial fishing season for salmon in Southeast Alaska continues toward its conclusion, it’s interesting to see the harvest volume trends for the various salmon species in the region.