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Fast-ferry decision expected

...Highway System's experimental winter fast-ferry runs are attracting more passengers than when they began. But ferry system chief Robin Taylor doubts enough people will use the Southeast sailings to continue the service into another year. "We'd...
Alaska Digest

Ferry system chief diagnosed with cancer JUNEAU - The head of the state ferry system has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and plans to step down...
Ferry chief: System needs to change

The state's ferry system chief says both roads and ferries are going to be needed to make the system less of a drain on the treasury and still transport residents...
State considers new Ketchikan-Prince Rupert shuttle ferry

Ferry proposal Alaska Marine Highway System chief Robin Taylor will hold a teleconference with the Marine...upgrades for each ferry. The Alaska Marine Highway System chief, Robin Taylor, said those upgrades may include modifications...
Fairweather scheduled to set sail this weekend

...Sound off on the important issues at But the state ferry system chief said Tuesday that crews will work "down to the wire...that's a lot to expect," said Robin Taylor, the ferry system chief, on Tuesday. "I'm praying that everything works...
Photo: Thunder Mountain slide - 1984

...the Capital. "We thought it was a big truck coming down the road," said Eugene Black, former state Marine Highway System chief, whose garage was destroyed by the slide as his family was having breakfast. No one was injured in the slide, which...
New ferry study in the works keep the Alaska Marine Highway System viable. Transportation Commissioner Leo Von Scheben appointed a new ferry system chief, Dennis Hardy, who began work in April. Stedman proposed the legislative study Monday at the Senate Finance Committee...
Governor aims ferry at feds' turf

...marine facilities committee. "We're still kind of scratching our heads," he said. Robin Taylor, Alaska's ferry system chief, said running a state ferry into the national park is an "innovative opportunity" for the state. He said discussions...
Lawmakers weigh money, management for state ferry system

...Facilities' presentation on Tuesday morning, officials did not present a draft of next year's schedule. Former ferry system chief Bob Doll said if the department is serious about creating reliable service, it should design a new schedule that addresses...
PFD denials argued all the way to court

...two-thirds of the cases, leaving applicants the option of going without a check or appealing to the state and the court system. Chief of Operations Paul Dick said the division follows parameters approved by the Legislature. ``The Legislature drew...


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