Recently announced changes to the policy regarding unaccompanied minors on the Alaska Marine Highway System have been put on hold after "numerous Alaskans" expressed concerns about upcoming holiday travel. Megan Edge
Minors traveling the Alaska Marine Highway System will need more than a note from their parents to travel alone. A spokesperson for the state Department of Transportation said the old policy was outdated. Megan Edge
Fairbanksans behave a bit differently in the winter weather. In fact, they’ve started inviting guests from around the world to see the sights of Alaska’s far north: the ice, the snow and the northern lights.