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Juneau turns out for budget plea

...broadcasting were eliminated in a Finance subcommittee last week.About five people testified on further cuts to the Alaska Marine Highway System.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, said after the hearing he is "exploring some kind of amendment to restore...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/juneau-turns-out-budget-plea
State | AK legislature
How to keep our kids in Juneau

...dollars to build this would help bridge the gap during low oil prices. It would also help our financially trapped Marine Highway system by freeing mainline ferries to better serve Southeast communities, and save the state millions of dollars...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-30/how-keep-our-kids-juneau
Letters
Ferries dealt another blow in Senate subcommittee

...on the House side, the Alaska Marine Highway System continues to be whittled...would have gone to the Alaska Marine Highway System. The extra $500,000...it's costing the state for the Marine Highway System," he said in a Wednesday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-25/ferries-dealt-another-blow-senate-subco
State | AK legislature
Kennicott repairs, upgrades put state ferry back on line

KETCHIKAN - The Kennicott, a ferry in the Alaska Marine Highway System, set sail earlier this month from the Ketchikan Shipyard with more than $13 million in repairs and refurbishments complete...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-23/kennicott-repairs-upgrades-put-state-fe
State
Louise Juliana Kleinenberg

...years, the family moved to Anchorage, Alaska in November 1967. In 1972, Bert accepted a position with the Alaska Marine Highway and the family moved to Juneau. Louise and Bert divorced July 1974. Louise worked for many years with the State...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174230849
ADOT&PF launches 511 traveler information app

...Google Play or iTunes.ADOT&PF's 511 app provides Alaskans with information regarding road conditions, Alaska Marine Highway System schedules and construction activity, as well as weather advisories. The new service is designed to make important...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-18-11
Art
DOT Commissioner: Expect changes across Alaska

...are part of one system is another."The (Alaska Marine Highway System), roads and aviation all complement each...be responsible and "sustainable over time."The marine highway was discussed due to its regional importance. With...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/dot-commissioner-expect-changes-across-
State | Local | AK legislature
After 20 years, ferry bartender has last hurrah

Anyone who's ridden the Alaska Marine Highway System knows that life on the sea, even for a short while, is like living on another planet. Without cellphone service and surrounded...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-16/after-20-years-ferry-bartender-has-last
Local
House shoots down adding back funding for pre-K, UAS, ferries

...amendment to restore $2 million in funding for the Alaska Marine Highway System by replacing it with Juneau Access Improvement...Taking money from (the Road) to pay for the marine highway is not a good idea," she said. "I oppose the amendment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-13/house-shoots-down-added-funding-pre-k-u
State | AK legislature
Ferry, timber, UAS dollars added back

The deflated Alaska Marine Highway System budget saw a modest increase...roads, and their road is the marine highway ... That's the only highway...language that would compel the Alaska Marine Highway System to raise rates by 4.5 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/ferries-timber-uas-added-back
State | AK legislature

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