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IFA readies fleet of ferries

...System service by January 2002, according to IFA project development coordinator Kent Miller...this service for years." Meanwhile, the IFA has exercised an option to buy a second...operation in spring 2003, Miller said. The IFA's main offices will be in Craig. When...
DOT resists 2nd IFA ferry

...boil because of an Oct. 1 deadline for the IFA to exercise its contractual option to get...indefinitely, despite consistent support for the IFA from lawmakers in Washington, D.C...projects funded by federal highway dollars. IFA was established as a port authority in 1997...
DOT's credibility takes a hit in IFA dispute

...Highway System in the Southern Panhandle, the IFA has produced a plan to meet transportation...Memorandum of Understanding in support the IFA's efforts. It now appears that the commissioner...surrounding the DOT's dealings with the IFA is placing a lot at risk. Officials at...
IFA celebrates eight years of POW Island service

...In the eight years through Jan. 15, the IFA has transported 436,294 passengers and...Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island, stated IFA general Manager Bruce Jones. With the exception...said. The M/V Stikine was added to the IFA fleet in May, 2006. This vessel is basically...
My Turn: State supports Inter-island Ferry Authority

...supports the Inter-island Ferry Authority (IFA). We are proud of the success of our cooperative...educated on the state's support for the IFA before writing its Aug. 22 editorial, "DOT's Credibility Takes a Hit in IFA Dispute." In fact, the state has spent...
Local Briefs

IFA gets money for second ferry JUNEAU - The Inter-Island...Stevens of Alaska. The best news is that the IFA ferry will not come out of Alaska's annual...highway funds, said Tom Briggs of Craig, the IFA chairman. The new appropriation supplements...
New SE ferry to cost $16.9 million

...service in April 2006, according to the IFA. Dakota Creek Industries of Anacortes, Wash., also built the IFA's first ferry, which began service between...with several improvements, according to IFA Northern Route Project Manager Loren Gerhard...
Inter-Island Ferry Authority shows way

...forming the Inter-Island Ferry Authority (IFA) and starting Hollis-Ketchikan service...other obligations. And it lost money. IFA's annual average traffic since starting...that the state couldn't handle. But the IFA communities did it, and did it without...
State Briefs

...Ketchikan and Hollis, making way for the IFA vessel Prince of Wales. The LeConte's...have been canceled. Travelers can contact IFA at (866) 308-4848. The LeConte will...during the rest of the day Wednesday. The IFA, a public corporation formed by the municipalities...
My Turn: D.O.T. means Department of Trouble

...their own Inter-Island Ferry Authority (IFA). The resolution passed last year by the...inauguration of the north Prince of Wales ferry for IFA from 2003 to 2006, which means it is no...northern Alaska. This despite the fact that IFA will provide the state match for the northern...


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