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Mayors split on Juneau Access Road at Skagway summit

...cross Lynn Canal instead and connect Juneau and Haines."That corridor isn't safe," said Skagway Assembly Member Mike Korsmo of the proposed alignment up the east side of Lynn Canal, which would situate the highway between the water on one...
SE mayors, public unimpressed with ferry concept

...who maintain the new ferries will operate safely and efficiently while being built for less than $50 million apiece.Mike Korsmo of Skagway, a tugboat captain who is also a member of the Marine Transportation Advisory Board, was the first to testify...
Ferry system proposes more Lynn Canal service in new schedule

...then return to Juneau, he said."There will be a boat running in north Lynn Canal seven days a week," Woodrow.Mike Korsmo, a Skagway-based member of the Marine Transportation Advisory Board, praised the new schedule on his first review...
SE lawmakers upset with ferry design changes

...surprise."It's not the direction that we were looking at and we have been working on it for quite a while," said Mike Korsmo, a Skagway man who on the Marine Transportation Advisory Board. He wonders whether a smaller ship could handle the...
Lynn Canal ferry service to be improved next summer

...hopeful that next year we'll solve that problem and get back to an even keel on that," Neussl said.Board member Mike Korsmo of Skagway apologized for not noticing the significance of the schedule change himself when the change was made last...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Give up on road By Mike Korsmo For those of you who want a road...better chance of getting there. Mike Korsmo Skagway Share this page: Print Reddit Archives Letter by Mike Korsmo Give up on road 010500 Oped 5 The...
My Turn: Ferries prove their worth

By MIKE KORSMO On Thanksgiving Day I rode on the Alaska Marine Highway System vessel...between Juneau, Haines and Skagway. That is the ferry alternative. Mike Korsmo is a council member for the city of Skagway.
4 members reappointed to ferry board

...advises officials on operations of the state ferry system. Parnell reappointed Robert Venables, John (Mark) Eliason, Mike Korsmo and Shirley Marquardt to the 11-member board. Venables, of Haines, is the energy coordinator for the Southeast...
SEC supports court decision on mine

...plan for the mine. "The Kensington mine will play a vital role in supporting our regional economy," Board President Mike Korsmo said. "With a struggling timber industry and a fluctuating fishing industry, mining can fill a vital role supporting...
State ferries have a proven record

...expected and the consequences to Southeast Alaska aren't worth the risks. The ferry system has an excellent track record and whether it be fast or slow ferries marine transportation has proven itself time and time again. Mike Korsmo Skagway


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