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New ferries on schedule, on budget

The Alaska-class ferries destined to be the future of the Alaska Marine Highway System in Lynn Canal are under construction on schedule and on budget.
Analysis: Pay now or later for gas pipeline?

Chances are, you have at least one credit card in your wallet. Any time you pull it out and use it - whether at Foodland, Fred Meyer or Shoefly - you know you're not just paying the cost of what you're buying.
State | AK legislature
Letter: Time to honor Prop. 10

About 45 years ago (on the 1970 ballot), Alaskans were asked to approve Proposition 10 - the State General Obligation Ferry Construction asking for $21 million.
AMHS may explore selling Taku ferry

If the state's budget outlook remains unchanged, the Alaska Marine Highway System will begin investigating whether to surplus the state ferry Taku in the next six months.
State | Local
Fish and Game gets new deputy commissioner

Acting Fish and Game commissioner Sam Cotten announced Tuesday the appointment of Charles Swanton as the deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Swanton has been the director of Fish and Game's sportfish division since 2007. Gov.
New ADOT deputy commissioner named

John Binder was named deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation Monday. "John brings to the department proven leadership and management from his time with the Air Force.
Assembly approves $7M for Valley library

The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Monday night approved several appropriations of grant money and dismissed an appeal of a Planning Commission decision allowing Professional Plaza to construct a second driveway.
My Turn: An opportunity to bring common sense to a federal program

...then-Senator Frank Murkowski in the senator's Washington, D.C. office. Reinwand also served as Deputy Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation in both the Egan and Hammond administrations.
Stevens presents fish farm permitting bill to Congress

Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens supports a new fish farm permitting system proposed by the Bush administration, but wants states to have the option of banning the industry within 200 miles of their shorelines.
My turn: Ferry system returns to its roots for Alaskans

...ask for the input and good ideas of ferry user groups and all interested Alaskans. Robin Taylor is deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.


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