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Ferry system budget slashed in committee

...suitcases," she said. "I think we did a pretty good job here."Ortiz's community of Ketchikan is home to AMHS headquarters. He said after the meeting that he thinks the cuts to the system, if maintained, will damage the economies of...
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Vitriolic nature of Juneau's reaction to move is offensive

...take exception to the rhetoric surrounding Gov. Murkowski's decision to move the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) headquarters to Ketchikan. This move has been analyzed, debated, recommended and subsequently avoided for almost 15 years...
DOT: Ferry system move under preliminary review

...Salazar sent DOT a proposal on Sept. 25 to move AMHS headquarters to the largely vacant former Ketchikan Pulp Mill...affordable. Schijvens said a similar attempt to move AMHS headquarters to Ketchikan in 1997 was dropped because of cost...
My Turn: Changes lead to better ferry operation

...Point" column in Sunday's newspaper regarding our management of the Alaska Marine Highway System. The move of AMHS headquarters to Ketchikan was not "a bad decision for the wrong reasons." On the contrary, it is a management decision that...
My Turn: The real ferry agenda

...providing safe, dependable marine transportation to family and friends in our coastal communities. The move of AMHS headquarters to Ketchikan was purely a political issue and was never based on facts or fiscal concerns. No spin doctor can hide...
Ketchikan approves proposal to move ferry system out of Juneau

...Pulp Co. administration building to the state for AMHS headquarters. Ketchikan Gateway Borough would cover up to $420...difficult to envision any benefits from moving the AMHS headquarters that would outweigh the additional cost and other...
Ferry system considers moving more staff to Ketchikan

...venture a guess that they would want to stay here, their jobs are here and they live here," Neussl said. When the AMHS headquarters moved several years ago, many long-time employees quit their jobs to remain in Juneau. Any decision for such...
Environmentalists shouldn't be blamed

...closure. It is time for the governor to stop trotting out his fabricated chronicle of the Tongass to justify his AMHS headquarters move. Why does this governor favor the move? Perhaps the real reason can be found in his family's long connection...
New ferry HQ has history of toxic substances

...Gateway Borough Assembly voted to take no action on plans to demolish a wood room and powerhouse at the site. Juneau AMHS headquarters at Channel Drive The move will leave empty about 6,200 square feet of office space on Channel Drive in Juneau...


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