Empire Editorial: Give us the whole road

If you're going to build a road out of Juneau, make it a whole road. We're talking about an asphalt and concrete highway that connects to another community; it doesn't matter if it's Skagway or Haines.
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...governor of Alaska from 1959 through 1966 and served again from 1970 through 1974. Bill was in office when the Alaska Marine Highway System was established, but he also supported a surface access project, Dennis said.During Bill's second...
Juneau grand jury indicts six

...charges allege Peters spent $1,243.99 on transactions from multiple businesses including Domino's Pizza, the Alaska Marine Highway System, Breeze-In, Mystik Treasures,, Little Tokyo, Martha's Flowers and Thibodeau's Home Liquor...
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...time for each boat). While they may be slow, the Alaska Marine Highway's boats are reliable and safe, capable of withstanding...without harm. The only death in the history of the Alaska Marine Highway took place in 1975 when a ferry ran over a fishing...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Nov. 17, 2014

...of us who love winter sports could use some powder first.Thumbs up to reversing course. Late last week, the Alaska Marine Highway announced it will delay the ban on underage kids traveling alone on the state's ferries. The state was prepared...
Ralph W. Wolfe He was born in Colville WA. on May 12, 1925.He moved to Alaska in the early 70's & worked for the Alaska Marine Highway until his retirement in 1997. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, crabbing. Most of all he enjoyed his friends many...
Minors no longer allowed alone aboard ferries

The Alaska Marine Highway System announced Thursday that minors can no longer travel unaccompanied on ferries starting Nov. 20. All children under the...
My Turn: Reconsider the ferry system

...a personalized look at the Alaska Marine Highway). On page 6 and 7 McVaugh...refer you to the paper, 'The Alaska Marine Highway System, A Review of Business...of Alaska, "Comparing the Alaska Marine Highway System with the Integrated...
Forum a (mostly) one-sided affair

...constituents on issues like fisheries, mining and the Alaska Marine Highway System.Kito said he believes lawmakers must be...Roads and ferriesAnother coastal issue was the Alaska Marine Highway System, which Egan said is misunderstood outside...
My Turn: Saving lives is everyone's first priority of roads that are known to have high accident rates, causing deaths that could have been avoided.The Alaska Marine Highway has a record of getting people up and down Lynn Canal with no fatalities. If reason prevails, we will continue...


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