Bars on state ferries to close

...vessels' annual overhaul this spring. The department said it is working with the Inlandboatmen's Union to "ensure that current AMHS employees are not displaced by the operational change."DOT oversees 11 ferries serving 35 communities.
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 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 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: 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 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 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
State finds no flaw in AMHS security officer hire

...Woodrow previously told the Empire that the allegations against Joel were character-based and not related directly to his job the AMHS security officer. "The department has to use criteria for the position itself not hearsay or public opinion," Woodrow said...
My Turn: Support the Alaska Marine Highway System, Gov. Walker

...mainland Alaska. Schoolchildren depend on AMHS for getting to and from inter-school...former Deputy Commissioner James Beedle, AMHS began to rebound from a downward trend...of summer and winter traveling seasons. AMHS worked with communities to help with this...
AMHS announces 2013-14 winter sailing schedule

...2013 to April 30, 2014.In a release, AMHS stated that despite a decreased operating...special during summer 2014. In the release, AMHS stated they will, however, continue to...will be released this fall, according to AMHS."When we developed the winter 2013-2014...


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