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Beverly Elysee Jones

...put "Jacques", the poodle, and son Tommy behind all the boxes and drove cross country to Prince Rupert. A short ferry trip later the family settled for good in Juneau.During the next 36 years Billy and Beverly lived a good Alaskan life with...
Alaska Editorial: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects

...road could provide more reliable access to the state's capital, but it's also a lot of money to spend to shorten a ferry trip, as a link-up with the rest of the state road system still would be unfeasible. The Knik Arm bridge would ease Anchorage's...
DOT: Accommodating walk-ons 'unnecessary'

...2000 study by the McDowell Group put that figure much higher, at 45 percent of the canal's passengers.A one-way ferry trip from Juneau to Haines in June 2015 will cost a walk-on traveler $37. If that traveler were to drive a 19-foot pickup...
My Turn: Road economics make sense

...400 that users must pay. That figure doesn't include another $800 or so that the state has to pay to subsidize your ferry trip. Building the road, however, cuts that subsidy per vehicle by 75 percent.So, for every round trip you take on the...
Letter: Abandon Juneau road alternative 2B

...into Canada and back to Skagway to enjoy the fall colors. Our five-day camping trip was relaxing and enjoyable. The ferry trip home was the perfect transition back to life in Juneau. In addition, this summer we took a pair of visitors up to Skagway...
My Turn: Vote Parnell

...ridership has declined while the number of vessels has increased. From an annual high of about 400,000 individual ferry trips 22 years ago, AMHS passenger loads are down about 25 percent to 300,000 a year.AMHS has never paid for itself...
Debbie and the dream of horses

...most formative years of training took place in Juneau, though he's currently boarded in Washington. After a few ferry trips costing more than $3,000 each with the 30-foot trailer, the Canadays spent most of 2013 in the lower 48, putting...
The cost of travel by sea

...system by shipping materials or moving vehicles to avoid paying parking fees while working multiple days on the longer ferry trips, Thayer said.He added that efforts to get workers to pay "a couple hundred bucks" for an unlimited seasonal pass...
State | Local | AK legislature

...he started his work here.One high school coach still has hers. "You learn more about your students on a 35-hour ferry trip than you do in the classroom," she said.That is connecting.I do not have any children going to Floyd Dryden or...
Crimson Bears ravage Kings 63-6 in season opener

...a chain gang, scoreboard and pregame."Sjoroos also noted the extreme difference in travel as this was the first ferry trip for the Crimson Bears in many seasons. Prior conference action required air travel."We left Thursday night for a...


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