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Empire Editorial: $1 per tank would buy a working ferry system

...shouldn't involve tapping the ferry system's budget to fix roads in Anchorage...seems to be doing. It has diverted ferry system money to lane striping and pothole...longer be talking about cutting the ferry system and skipping pothole patching...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-01/empire-editorial-1-tank-would-buy-wor
Opinion
Ferry system budget slashed in committee

...recommended a $9.5 million cut to the ferry system from the current year's budget...they will have no service."The ferry system consists of 11 vessels. The Chenega...from communities not served by the ferry system might not fully understand its...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/ferry-system-budget-slashed-committee
State | AK legislature
Alaska Airlines to maintain essential service in SE

...reported by the Associated Press on Feb. 10, include reduced mainliner service to some Southeast communities and reduced fast ferry service in Southeast and Prince William Sound. The proposed ferry system cuts would be about $8.9 million.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-26/alaska-airlines-maintain-essential-serv
Local
Walker proposes state budget amendments

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker has proposed restoring full service for the state ferry system next year and adding back partial funding for community and regional jails in budget amendments released on Wednesday.The amendments...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/walker-proposes-state-budget-amendments
State | AK legislature
Walker proposes budget amendments

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker has proposed restoring full service for the state ferry system next year and adding back partial funding for community and regional jails in budget amendments released on Wednesday.The ferry...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/walker-proposes-budget-amendments
State
Transportation department proposes ferry service reductions

...bars on ferries and raise some fares.The proposed ferry system cuts, which also include reducing spending on advertising...spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said by email that most of the ferry system's operating budget is costs associated with the actual...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-10/transportation-department-proposes-ferr
State
DOT proposes ferry service reductions

...bars on ferries and raise some fares.The proposed ferry system cuts, which also include reducing spending on advertising...spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said by email that most of the ferry system's operating budget is associated with running the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-11/dot-proposes-ferry-service-reductions
State | AK legislature
Senator questions $12 million ferry reappropriation

...operating budget, Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.Walker budgeted about $160.7 million for ferry system operations for FY 2016, about a million dollars slimmer than the current fiscal year's budget."At one point it...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-10/senator-questions-12-million-ferry-reap
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Bars in our wake

...and share stories. For many immigrants, the ferry is the first taste of Alaska.The shipboard bar is older than the ferry system. The Alaska Steamship Company and its predecessors operated bars aboard their ships. Stampeders popped champagne in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-29/empire-editorial-bars-our-wake
Opinion
Still no boss for DOT roads in Southeast

...synergies with adding more of the ferry system to the Southcoast region."The...buck."All decisions about the ferry system and all of the state's transportation...early 1990s with six.The state ferry system, established in the 1960s, hit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-03/still-no-boss-dot-roads-southeast
State | AK legislature

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