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Plans for ferry gift shop phase-out moving ahead

...starting the planned phase-out of the gift shops on its ferries as part of a cost-saving effort.State transportation department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the gift shops - which have been on the five mainliner vessels - are expected to be...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-18/plans-ferry-gift-shop-phase-out-moving-
State
House Finance proposes $9.1B operating budget

...new organization.The House Finance budget bill cuts $1 million for gift shops aboard state ferries. Transportation Department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said by email that if the budget cut stands, the Alaska Marine Highway System will begin...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-04/house-finance-proposes-91b-operating-bu
State
Gov told to 'hold the line' in union talks

...Egan, D-Juneau, has said it's not the job of legislators to get involved in contract talks. A state transportation department spokesman, Jeremy Woodrow, has said the department has a policy of moving vehicles on ferries on a standby basis...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-12/gov-told-hold-line-union-talks
State | AK legislature
Another delay for Tustumena

...orders have been submitted by the shipyard and reviewed by AMHS (Alaska Marine Highway System)," said transportation department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow in an email to The Associated Press.The delays were necessary when extensive corrosion...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-07/another-delay-tustumena
State
Chenega goes to Cordova for repairs

...canceled sailings for the fast ferry until Saturday after its engines sustained some type of damage. State transportation department spokesman Roger Wetherell said that occurred while the ferry was sailing in Prince William Sound on Wednesday. Wetherell...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060809/reg_448700988.shtml
Seward Highway reopens after avalanche closure

...between Girdwood and Portage closed the road at about 11:30 a.m. There were no reports of injuries. Transportation Department spokesman Roger Wetherell said the 400-foot snow slide fell between mile markers 85.5 and 86 near Turnagain Pass...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021910/sta_565024674.shtml
News
Report faults ferry captain for dock accident

...experience as a deck officer in the marine highway system, was a relief captain on the Matanuska that day, transportation department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said."He does relief on various ships in the system," Woodrow said, adding that the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-07-13/report-faults-ferry-captain-dock-accide
State
Second Alaska ferry temporarily taken out of service within one week

...was traveling at a top speed of about 12 knots, with 26 passengers and five crew members onboard, said Transportation Department spokesman John Manly. Ferry system officials said the vessel, which operates five trips per week between the two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092404/sta_lituya.shtml
News
AK Railroad a questionable standout in commuting

...carries only passengers, not more lucrative freight - gets a whopping $1.2 billion in subsidies, a Transportation Department spokesman said Friday. Much of that goes for operating expenses. Of course, the chronically ailing Amtrak travels...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071205/opi_20050712016.shtml
Opinion
Lance Mackey misses court appearance

...security officer that he had a medical marijuana card in his checked baggage, but the card had expired, said Transportation Department spokesman Roger Wetherell. Also, the card was for a different form of the drug than what Mackey was carrying...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021510/reg_563323185.shtml
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