Letter: A former page's perspective

...categories: suicide, addiction and domestic violence, to name a few. Regional issues such as cuts to the Alaska Marine Highway System and rising classroom sizes represent other problems for Southeast Alaska which cannot be ignored.The ADN...
Ferry system missing 30 prints from Ketchikan office

...prints from the state ferry office building in Ketchikan.The Ketchikan Daily News reported officials at the Alaska Marine Highway System reported the art theft late last week.Troopers say their investigation found 30 prints commemorating the...
New ferries on schedule, on budget

The Alaska-class ferries destined to be the future of the Alaska Marine Highway System in Lynn Canal are under construction on schedule and on budget.That was the report of AMHS General Manager John Falvey to the...
Thief steals $3K worth of art from AMHS office

...Alaska State Troopers were notified Thursday of the theft of more than $3,000 worth of art prints from the Alaska Marine Highway System office in Ketchikan, the Ketchikan Daily News reported.About 30 AMHS 25th anniversary prints signed by artist...
Transportation Secretary Foxx talks Native issues in Anchorage

...numerous Alaskan-focused provisions - including $31 million annually for the Alaska Railroad, funds for the Alaska Marine Highway System and critical Tribal Transportation (Program) dollars - within the Surface Transportation Reauthorization...
Letter: Lawmakers are taking away the marine highway

Do you remember the friendly days of our state's ferry system? The Alaska Marine Highway System would change schedules for our students' sporting events or other community events like Gold Medal. Two years ago, the Taku...
Empire Editorial: New idea for DOT: Look at an old one

The Alaska Marine Highway System needs a new plan in light of employee layoffs and ferry layups that are likely to continue in future years. In finding a new...
Southeast residents protest ferry cutbacks

...number of suggestions to raise revenue for the Alaska Marine Highway System, like selling assets and imposing tolls on roads to the north."The Alaska Marine Highway System is basically Alaska's only toll road. We're...
Alaska Editorial: Budget reality

...News:This week's news of layoffs at the Alaska Marine Highway System has brought home the state budget situation...cycle end?Most Southeast Alaskans view the Alaska Marine Highway System as core transportation infrastructure that's...
AMHS seeks public review of summer 2016 schedule

The proposed Alaska Marine Highway System schedule for the summer 2016 season, which runs May through September, is now available for public review and comment. The proposed...


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