Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive » Transportation

NTSB releases documents in fatal Alaska crash investigation

(AP) — An Alaska commuter airline routinely failed to follow its own risk assessment plan in the days leading up to a crash that killed four people outside the village of St. Mary's, according to documents released Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Committee reverses some cuts to ferries

Cuts may displace thousands of tourists

The full impact of proposed ferry system budget cuts could go well beyond the initial service cuts, according to state Transportation officials.

Morrissey retires after career spanning half of rail’s history

Oil and gas activity benefits 2014 bottom line for railroad

Higher returns from several business lines in 2014 helped the Alaska Railroad Corp. overcome shrinking historical revenue streams.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive » Tours and Travel

Cuts may displace thousands of tourists

The full impact of proposed ferry system budget cuts could go well beyond the initial service cuts, according to state Transportation officials.

National Park Service readies for centennial

This year Anchorage celebrates its big birthday — 100 years — and next year it will be the National Park Service’s turn. Alaska’s parks are already prepping for the party.

Tourism hub cities had record year, revenues in 2014

Oil price collapse overshadowed 2014 politics

The collapse of oil prices sent shock waves through state government and Alaska’s business community late in the year. Prices dropped from $110 per barrel in July to about $56 per barrel in mid-December. State revenues, about 90 percent dependent on oil taxes and royalties, are now estimated to be about half of what was predicted earlier, about $2.5 billion in unrestricted general fund revenue, down from about $5 billion.

Anchorage on pace for bed tax record, cruisers hold steady

Edit ModuleShow Tags

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Subscribe Today

Manage your subscription to the Journal of Commerce.

Fish Bytes

News and notes from the North Pacific fisheries and beyond by Molly Dischner.
Edit ModuleShow Tags