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Letter: Skagway's sunken float no joking matter

On Friday, the Empire published an article about Sen. Egan's address to the Juneau Chamber concerning the highlights of this legislative session. Sen. Egan covered important topics like education funding and many large-ticket Juneau projects.

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-04-28/letter-skagways-sunken-float-no-jokin
Letters
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-05/se-mayors-public-unimpressed-ferry-conc
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-14/se-lawmakers-upset-ferry-design-changes
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-26/mayors-split-juneau-access-road-skagway
State
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010500/Ope_korsmoltr.shtml
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.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121505/opi_20051215003.shtml
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101110/sta_718909908.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072309/let_468375496.shtml
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

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051904/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100501/sta_semayors.shtml
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