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My Turn: AMHS cuts off limb hoping it grows back the subsidy to the system? Can those reductions be planned in such a way as to preserve basic and essential marine highway service? I believe they can. The department must take another look at the schedule for next summer, and strive to provide...
Canadian company considers Ketchikan ferry service

...Debbie and Doug Davis said they are interested in making trips to Alaska next year, especially as the Alaska Marine Highway Service reduces service, The Ketchikan Daily News reported.Debbie Davis said at the Southeast Conference on Wednesday...
AK ferries avoid EPA low-sulfur rule

...requirements. "It's not really an issue for the Alaska Marine Highway System," said Mike Neussl, Alaska Marine Highway Service marine operations deputy commissioner. "We use ultra low sulfur diesel right now in all of our ships."A treaty...
Airport board talks coffee, cigarettes, changes

...sells and maintains coffee machines from a company called Egro. These are similar to machines used on Alaska Marine Highway Service ferries."People like the product and it's supposed to be a money maker," Johnson said.Glacier Restaurant...
Ferry service to continue to Pelican, Angoon

Alaska Marine Highway service will continue to Angoon and Pelican while the state negotiates an agreement with two unions on back pay. State officials said...
Local Briefs

...The IFA is planning to build two ferries to serve communities in southern Southeast Alaska, replacing Alaska Marine Highway service. "The important thing is to show our neighbors to the south that we're not against everything," he said...
Better ferries or new roads?

...governor has the correct future vision of transportation in Alaska. A transportation system in Alaska that improves Marine Highway service, and a transportation system that is both affordable and sustainable. If history is to be our guide then we...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...with a $8 admission for adults, $5 for school-age children. Preschoolers are free. In addition to Alaska Marine Highway service Friday night, returning early Sunday morning, and scheduled airplane flights Friday, Saturday and Monday mornings...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...rural education, senior citizens' services, safe water and sewage systems, and it needs to provide better marine highway service. Economic development also needs a lot of attention, he said. He's also concerned about deficit spending...
Alaska pushes ahead with Juneau road extension

...begin that process.The supplemental EIS will look into, among other things, an option to use existing Alaska Marine Highway Service in lieu of a building a new road. However, a press release from Gov. Sean Parnell gives the impression the...


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