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Folk Fest profile: Jane Roodenburg

...was 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
Dybdahl selected to Gold Medal Hall of Fame

...selections.The team struggled down the regular season stretch, however, and it was during a round trip on the Alaska Marine Highway that Dybdahl's leadership became apparent.Seniors Dybdahl, Kemp, Joe Pelayo and Carl Bogren called a players...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-27/dybdahl-selected-gold-medal-hall-fame
Sports
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...

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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-20/dont-cut-cost-living-differential-pay
Opinion
Letter: Ferry employee contracts do not belong in the Legislature

...statutes. It is a contract topic and the Alaska Department of Administration is very capable.I began working for Alaska Marine Highway in 1981 and have been a chief purser for over 15 years.The claim that bonuses are given to in-state Inland...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-14/letter-ferry-employee-contracts-do-no
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-04/house-finance-proposes-91b-operating-bu
State

...Moulton 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

...JUNEAU - 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
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

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