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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...
Photo: Warm welcome

...Taku dwarfs the Tenakee Springs dock during a trial run in June, and neighbors show their enthusiasm. Alaska Marine Highway Service resumed to the Chichagof Island community later in the month. Tenakee Springs had been served by the LeConte...
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...
Juneau Empire Story Archive move would do to Juneau. We certainly support better access for Juneau, but the clear choice is improved marine highway service. We fear this issue will drive a wedge between Juneau, Skagway and Haines that may never be healed. The argument...
Ferry floats free at last

...miles north of Sitka, its next scheduled stop. It was on its way from Angoon, which has since been without marine highway service. The state Department of Transportation has looked into the matter and determined there were no engine or mechanical...
My Turn: The real ferry agenda

...Empire publisher Robert Hale's comments in the Sunday paper of Aug. 29, and also in support of my fellow Alaska Marine Highway Service vessel employees, whose main concern is providing safe, dependable marine transportation to family and friends...
DOT hides road cost

...through the winter? The new piece of the puzzle that's popped up is that the road won't be cheaper than the Marine Highway service. DOT figured that out, but it's hidden in the 300-page road analysis. I'm going to Haines this weekend...
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...
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...
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...


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