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To find ferry funding, backers target Southcentral minds

...special-session compromise with Democrats restored $2 million in funding to the system."That's just woeful," said Mike Korsmo, a member of the Skagway commission, speaking about ferry funding.The Skagway commission, Southeast Alaska Conservation...
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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
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...
Voters elect new mayors in Skagway, Kake

...for the seat being vacated by John Mielke. The mayor has a two-year term. Incumbent Council member Dan Henry and Mike Korsmo defeated three other candidates for three-year seats on the panel. Council member Stan Selmer did not seek re-election...
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...
Paved with pork

...alternative for the Upper Lynn Canal. For those of you who are using this as a political issue, I'd say be careful and look at the costs. A road is not going to save you or be the answer to your transportation problems. Mike Korsmo Skagway


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