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Letter: Time to honor Prop. 10

...general manager for the ferry system, and Michael Neussl, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation, need to fix the ferry schedule to meet the intent of the bond approved. We did not approve it to be a cruise ship...
State plans to lay up more ferries

...Venables said to make a difference, Alaskans need to also talk to state lawmakers."We really need to focus on the transportation needs and what is basic transportation, and make our case to the Legislature," he said.After the public comment...
My Turn: Vote Parnell

...the Lynn Canal Highway fits into the long-term transportation needs of Southeast and the rest of Alaska. The Alaska...environmentally-responsible approach to Alaska's transportation needs.Others seeking to lead Alaska for the next four...
Legislators worry that bill could create more school districts

...neighborhood schools into charter schools."It would free up the list for entering charter schools and assist in the transportation needs of the schools," Tuck said.He told the committee that the state grant for charter school start-up and a law...
State | AK legislature
Transportation plan calls for expansion

...Alaska Transportation Plan that aims to identify transportation needs and offer suggested improvements for those needs...reliability and frequency; provide for emergency medical transportation needs; better meet current travel needs and latent...
Senator blasts federal rejection of refuge road

...and respect."Environmental groups bitterly oppose the road, noting that Congress in 1997 addressed King Cove transportation needs and appropriated $37.5 million for water access to Cold Bay that included a $9 million hovercraft. They also...
State | AK legislature
Filmmaking, Alaska-style

...Kickstarter campaign that runs through Wednesday, June 20. Kalbrener said the money they raise would go toward transportation needs including boat fuel, and toward food and high-quality film equipment, as well as other needs. If they can raise...
Wreck foreshadows danger

...considerable time on these waters, I have always had a difficult time thinking the fast ferry was the answer to our transportation needs. With a cost of nearly $70 million a copy, carrying only 35 autos and the potential for a fast catastrophe...
Time to get serious about North Douglas crossing

...way as to seriously disturb the waterfowl and rich wildlife that thrives in that area. Finding a balance between transportation needs and protection of the wetlands is one of the reasons it's important to complete an environmental impact statement...
SE Conference studies ferry system structure

...too long," said Loren Gerhard, executive director of the private, nonprofit organization that advocates for transportation needs in the Panhandle. "I think it buys them a couple of years." The conference just released a preliminary draft...


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