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Barge burns near Haines

The Coast Guard closed cruise ship traffic near Haines for about 90 minutes early Sunday evening as firefighters battled a smoky blaze on a barge just a few miles south of the upper Lynn Canal town.
Blaze on barge subdued Monday

...Lumberman - that was pulling it. "There was still smoke in Haines this morning," said Capt. Eric Daigneault of the Fairweather Express, a passenger catamaran owned by Chilkat Cruises & Tours that helped fight the fire. "The whole valley from...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Glen Jacobson maneuvered the Fjordland into the Auke Bay harbor last week, dropping off Haines High School students, teachers and chaperones for the Southeast Alaska Music Festival.
Alaska Digest

...taking on water JUNEAU - An 80-foot tour boat, the Fairweather Express II, en route from Haines to Juneau, took on...catamaran was successfully beached, Moorlag said. The Fairweather Express II is owned by Chilkat Cruises and Tours of Haines...
Lynn Canal water taxi on scene for 4 rescues this summer

Gary Hess is sure he would not be alive if it weren't for the crew of the Chilkat Express.
Cruise ship grounds near Glacier Bay

...made its way to Bartlett Cove under its own power. Passengers and some crew were transferred in the afternoon to the Fairweather Express II, a National Park Service tour boat, headed to Bartlett Cove and then to Juneau. Jerrol Golden, spokeswoman...


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