Ferry Malaspina rescues one as two drown in sinking Canadian landing craft

The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Malaspina picked up an extra passenger in the waters off Vancouver Island on Saturday morning.According to accounts from Marine Highway spokesman Jeremy Woodrow and Lt. Cmdr. Desmond James of the Royal...
Letter: I'm voting for common sense - George McGuan

...that we don't have the money to build the Juneau Road extension. Rather, we should focus on making the Alaska Marine Highway more efficient. Perhaps McGuan took 10 minutes to read the executive summary of the Department of Transportation's...
My Turn: 2B or not 2B

...integral part of the transportation system in Southeast Alaska and other parts of the state, under its current model the marine highway has suffered from declining ridership and ballooning subsidies, as well as schedule reductions and higher fares...
Letter: Anti-road arguments far-fetched as fast as they can?Travel decisions - even in Juneau - are influenced by cost and convenience.If the Alaska Marine Highway System could magically (and drastically) reduce its fuel and labor costs and offer frequent fast-ferry service...
Letter: Abandon Juneau road alternative 2B

...our declining state dollars on improving the Alaska Marine Highway System, not on a new road to a totally undeveloped...are not acceptable.My family and I use the Alaska Marine Highway System extensively. My husband and I recently took...
Candidates on good behavior at debate

...project to the chamber, McGuan said he's not in favor of The Road, citing financial concerns. He said the Alaska Marine Highway System can be improved and become more efficient without building The Road, whose construction will cost more than...
My Turn: Vote Parnell

...Lynn Canal Highway fits into the long-term transportation needs of Southeast and the rest of Alaska. The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is a wonderful service of State Government, but the numbers regarding its usage indicate it is an...
More ferries for less ridership

The Alaska Marine Highway System serves fewer people today with...Department of Transportation numbers, the marine highway gives the Southeast Alaska region...Conference speaker to bring up the Alaska Marine Highway System and its budget. Both Department...
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Letter: Focus on the Alaska Marine Highway

Like most all Southeast Alaskans, I ride the Alaska Marine Highway. My husband Bob and I might ride it more than most, as we own a cabin in Atlin, British Columbia that we visit regularly. We...
Alaska Editorial: The start of a shipbuilding partnership in Alaska

...shipyard and the community made important history. The announcement is as monumental as the creation of the Alaska Marine Highway System and the inaugural trips of the first ferries in the early 1960s.It is the start of a shipbuilding partnership...


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