Kito, Dukowitz face off at Chamber debate

...funding a bunch of big projects" like the Juneau Access Project. He asked the Chamber attendees to look at the Alaska Marine Highway System as a more cost-effective option."We've still go two ferries that will still have to run Lynn Canal whether...
Ferry worker union rejects tentative contract

JUNEAU - A union representing the licensed captains and officers who work on the Alaska Marine Highway System has rejected a tentative contract agreement - and has not ruled out a possible strike.The International Organization of Masters...
Memorial announcement: Frederick "Fled" Clarence Wittanen

...stories.Fred passed away June 12, 2014. He was 77.Fred attended Douglas High School, worked for the Alaska Marine Highway System and served in the U.S. Army.He is survived by his daughter Pam (Manny); son Jeff; grandchildren Brooke...
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Alaska Editorial: Alaska Class Ferry project welcoming news

...allows the Ketchikan shipyard to negotiate an agreement with the state for construction of new ferries for the Alaska Marine Highway System. Vigor will have three weeks to respond to the RFP.Ward appeared confident that Vigor and the state will...
State closer on Alaska Class Ferry deal

...the state would move forward with two smaller vessels for the original $120 million budget to add to the Alaska Marine Highway System's aging fleet.A contract was scheduled to be issued in spring 2014, but negotiations between the Vigor...
DOT plans to finish 'The Road' by 2020

...expenses for Southeast's roads will be 24 percent higher if the plan is carried out, ensuing changes to the Alaska Marine Highway System will cut ferry costs by 7 percent. Overall costs for the region's DOT infrastructure, which also includes...
My Turn: Getting results for the Southeast

...Haines received $366,000, and Ketchikan received $1 million.Begich has worked hard to make sure the Alaska Marine Highway System will continue to receive its fair share of funds from the federal Ferry Boat Program, which gives the AMHS...
Gary Lee Pierce

...thereafter they started their family and had three children. Gary started his career with what is known now as the Alaska Marine Highway System, then worked for Caslers Men's Wear and Northern Sales, where he sustained a back injury which rendered...
State, second ferry union reach deal

...reached with the marine unions will help the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) remain sustainable for Deck Officers aboard the vessels of the Alaska Marine Highway System provide a valuable service to the citizens...
Plan addresses workforce needs of Alaska's maritime industry

...between North America, Europe and Asia. And our only designated National Highway System connector is the Alaska Marine Highway System.The sectors that drive our economy are dependent on direct maritime activity and support. The waters off...


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