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Home Skillet Festival a destination for musicians and music lovers in Southeast

...had pre-travel butterflies about my voyage to Sitka - I was born and raised in Sitka, so having nervousness about ferry travel to my hometown is a fairly odd occurrence. Like most travelers that day, I was greeted by many familiar Juneau faces...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-01/home-skillet-festival-destination-musicia
Art
Reflections on a fair, thoughts on a ferry

...Ordinarily I wouldn't have, but the constant Jimmy Buffet was driving me nuts.Of course, let's not forget that the ferry travels in all kinds of heavy weather and usually isn't delayed due to some paperwork glitch or blinking light they need...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-08-12/reflections-fair-thoughts-ferry
Neighbors
Enter to win a hike on the Chilkoot Trail

...the trip will happen from Juneau on Aug. 2. The group will do return travel to Juneau on Aug. 9. The trip includes ferry travel, food, gear, train ticket, guided program and permit fees. Passport ID required.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-31/enter-win-hike-chilkoot-trail
Outdoors
AMHS announces 2013-14 winter sailing schedule

The Alaska Marine Highway System announced today the release of the winter 2013-2014 schedule, covering ferry travel from October 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014.In a release, AMHS stated that despite a decreased operating budget, the department...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-31/amhs-announces-2013-14-winter-sailing-s
Local
Empire editorial: Ferries at Cascade Point are a bad idea

...a reasonably priced shuttle service will emerge from the private sector to address this need, but if it doesn't, ferry travel has just been made that much more difficult. At a time when the state is supposedly trying to save money, there's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062605/opi_20050626001.shtml
Opinion
You forgot to add the cost of the car

The letter-writer of "Build the road for cheaper costs," July 24, compares the terrible cost for ferry travel for two adults and a 19-foot vehicle to various communities in Southeast Alaska and to Prince Rupert, British Columbia, and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072706/let_20060727008.shtml
Opinion
Economic development plan should include finance plan

...needed to cut the cost of travel in and out of those towns, especially with the soaring cost of diesel used by ferries. Ferry travel is getting more expensive under the current system. If a guy and his wife want to take their three kids and car from...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080805/opi_20050808002.shtml
Opinion
Fair on ferry fares

...Skagway would be $328 instead of $301. One additional observation ... to imply that the article is suggesting current ferry travel is reasonably priced is unsupported. In fact, the article states "Yes, it's expensive but that's the nature...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081405/let_20050815027.shtml
Opinion
Winter Ferry Tales

...There is something refreshing about the sameness of ferry travel 20 years later - like scouting for the flamingo tree...rhythm of the days slow down with the lazy speed of ferry travel. Even the scenery is on slow. Although I'm ready...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120510/opi_746080528.shtml
Opinion
Cheers greet Cissna's arrival in Juneau

...says even an alarm from a metal detector can trigger a pat-down procedure. Cissna's return trip will be a mix of ferry travel and non-commercial flights, she said, a process she will work to streamline for Alaskans who have no choice but...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022511/sta_790671316.shtml
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