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Folk Fest profile: Jane Roodenburg

...the deciding factor in convincing Roodenburg to move to Juneau in the first place. She came to work on an Alaska Marine Highway System ferry as a U.S. Forest Service interpreter and was planning to stay just for the summer (a familiar tale...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-10/cajun-kitchen-jane-roodenburg
Local | Art
Letter: Shelf ill-advised SB182

I would like to voice my opposition to Senate Bill 182. I've worked for Alaska Marine Highway System for 12 years and reside in Juneau. This bill would cut the wages of hard-working Alaskans who spend locally. Since I started...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-03-27/letter-shelf-ill-advised-sb182
Letters
Don't cut the cost of living differential pay

...comment here. I have had my thumb on the pulse of the U.S. merchant marine for a long time. I worked for the Alaska Marine Highway System for eight years in the engine rooms of most of our ships, and believe me, wasted revenue does NOT come from...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-20/dont-cut-cost-living-differential-pay
Opinion

...was a graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School and was employed with Greens Creek Mine, Odom Company and the Alaska Marine Highway System. He was preceded in death by his father, Wesley "Buzz" Moulton, and brother Bill Moulton. He is survived...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-03-19
Death Notices
Gov told to 'hold the line' in union talks

...State legislative leaders have called on Gov. Sean Parnell to "hold the line" in contract talks with the Alaska Marine Highway System's unions.The state is negotiating new contracts with unions representing ferry workers.The lawmakers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-12/gov-told-hold-line-union-talks
State | AK legislature
Bill would cut Alaska ferry workers' salaries

...reached, Alaska ferry employees could lose $8 million in wages, according to the bill's fiscal note.The Alaska Marine Highway System is the only branch of state government that sets its minimum salary on Seattle's cost of living. Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-06/bill-would-cut-alaska-ferry-workers-sal
State | AK legislature
House Finance proposes $9.1B operating budget

...ferries. Transportation Department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said by email that if the budget cut stands, the Alaska Marine Highway System will begin transitioning out of the gift shops currently on five vessels this summer. Woodrow said the gift...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-04/house-finance-proposes-91b-operating-bu
State
JAHC names Mayor's Awards for the Arts recipients

...Exhibits and the Alaska Smithsonian Exhibit.Two pieces of Lobaugh's work can be seen on board vessels of the Alaska Marine Highway system which were obtained as part of the 1 Percent for Art program. Her work has been included in numerous juried...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-23/jahc-names-mayors-awards-arts-recipients
Art
State ferry takes aircraft to mainland

...aboard the Tustumena, it isn't alone in its unusual amphibious voyage.Jeremy Woodrow, spokesman for the Alaska Marine Highway System, said Jackson and one other pilot have booked airplanes on the ferry this year. Last year, one plane rode...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2014-02-03/state-ferry-takes-aircraft-mainland
Weddings
Sullivan: State must unplug resources tap

...new Fast Response Cutters for the Coast Guard in Southeast and helped secure our fair share of funds for the Alaska Marine Highway System," Fleek-Green said in an email.As DNR commissioner, Sullivan said, he saw Alaska's mining and oil and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-21/sullivan-state-must-unplug-resources-ta
Local | AK legislature

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