AMHS seeks public review of schedules

...taken at a meeting in Ketchikan, at the AMHS Central Office off North Tongass Friday, April 5, via email at or by fax at...accessed online at
AMHS cancels two sailings between Metlakatla and Ketchikan mechanical issues, according to a release from the AMHS. The AMHS cancelled the 10:30 a.m. sailing from Ketchikan...the 2 p.m. sailing from Metlakatla to Ketchikan. AMHS engineers are working on fixing the issues in hopes of...
AMHS announces 50th anniversary event in Bellingham

The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) today announced that the system will host a 50th...this community event and other events planned for the AMHS 50th Anniversary, please visit AMHS online at The Alaska...
AMHS cancels sailings to, from Bellingham, Wash. following breakdown

...replaced, according to a release from AMHS. The part is being flown from New Jersey...Michael Neussl, deputy commissioner of AMHS, in the release "We hope to have the...according to information available on the AMHS website. Ketchikan was its last planned...
AMHS ferry Taku beached for the summer

...necessary, I don't like the way the AMHS has been treated in the process," he...Taku are being contacted individually by AMHS reservations staff about re-booking on...restored $5.5 million in funding to AMHS through unused fuel trigger funds, a program...
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AMHS: Additional ferry sailing to accommodate Klondike Road Relay travelers

...Klondike Road Relay participants.According to a release from AMHS, the Fairweather will depart Juneau at 2 p.m. on Friday...for Marine Operations. "I'm pleased to announce that the AMHS staff was able to find an acceptable solution to help those travelers...
AMHS: No budget, no ferry travel

...after that date, reservation or not.AMHS said in a news release Wednesday that the...shut down.If a shutdown does happen, AMHS reservations and terminal staff will contact...refunds. Cancellation fees will be waived.AMHS sent out the warning so travelers will...
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AMHS to interrupt service to Hoonah for more than two weeks in June

...terminal," the release states. For more information, or to rebook a ferry, contact the Alaska Marine Highway System's central reservations office at 465-3941 or (800) 642-0066. The AMHS' website can be found at
Empire Editorial: AMHS makes the best of a bad situation preserver worth $5.5 million to AMHS through unused fuel trigger funds, a program...much bleaker than it does now. Though AMHS wasn't unscathed by budget reductions...the midst of fiscal hardships, we think AMHS is making the best of a tough predicament...
My Turn: Save our ferry system

...folks at our Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) miss the memo about Alaska's $3...state's budget woes became evident, AMHS was facing service cutbacks, higher fares...Finance subcommittee recommended reducing AMHS's budget 9.5 percent - which could...


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