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Officials scramble to cover ferry service without LeConte

...Department of Transportation spokeswoman Nona Wilson said the administration was working...according to published schedules. Nona Wilson said Monday that schedule details...cultural gathering every two years. Nona Wilson said Monday's priority was not...
LeConte is stable, but still in danger

...moved until the holes have been patched. "If that ship came off the reef right now it would sink like a brick," said Nona Wilson, spokeswoman for the Alaska Department of Transportation. "We have to be sure that if we're rolling cars around...
Weather helps in LeConte efforts

...lifeboats. Two dogs that remained on board were reunited with their owners later in the day, marine highway spokeswoman Nona Wilson said. Sifling said the factors that caused the ferry to strike the reef remain under investigation. He said he could...
Report: Probe points to ferry's top officers

...who was at the helm of the LeConte under Williamson's supervision. Alaska Department of Transportation spokeswoman Nona Wilson said that while she is looking forward to the final report, she finds the behavior described in the preliminary report...
LeConte repairs to be worked out in Ketchikan

...arrived at the Ketchikan Ship Yards for repairs on Thursday morning, said state Department of Transportation spokeswoman Nona Wilson. She said it is expected to be put in dry-dock Monday. "We were really pleased the ship could withstand the transport...
Honored to ride with LeConte crew

...been responding in the press to the grounding of the M/V LeConte. Alaska Department of Transportation spokesperson Nona Wilson's statements of May 19 in the Juneau Empire condemn the "100 percent unacceptable behavior" of the captain and chief...
Ferry grounding unacceptable

...ship into and upon a reef. Mr. Gucker states that he is saddened by the Alaska Marine Highway System spokesperson Nona Wilson's statements to the Juneau Empire condemning the "100 percent unacceptable behavior" of Mr. Williamson and Mr...
State fires two for grounding ferry

...Harvey Williamson and Chief Mate William Petrich had been on unpaid leave since the grounding, department spokeswoman Nona Wilson said. After the department concluded an investigation she said, "it's not appropriate to keep these people on our...
Ferries add security measures

...Coast Guard, which will evaluate the level of necessary screening. State Department of Transportation spokeswoman Nona Wilson said some people boarding with vehicles will be asked to show their car registration. The marine highway system received...
Torgerson appointed to oversee ferry changes

...the system works. Torgerson was named transitions manager, a new position that is expected to last one year, said Nona Wilson, public relations officer for the state Department of Transportation. During that year he will help develop a new...


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