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What others say: Bars in our wake

...when even the bars are closing.Last week, the Alaska Marine Highway announced it will close the bars aboard the ferries...popular tourist destinations. Why couldn't the Alaska Marine Highway do the same and turn a money-losing proposition...
What Others Say: Cut Prince Rupert

...such problem right now. The Alaska Marine Highway wants to build a new ferry...Prince Rupert as a stop on the Alaska Marine Highway.Cutting Prince Rupert would...its budget, we expect the Alaska Marine Highway to bear its share. If it...
What others say: Parnell did well

...state's declining oil revenue.In Ketchikan, he signed off on capital dollars for Ketchikan Shipyard, building two Alaska Marine Highway System ferries, City of Ketchikan port renovations, a new city fire hall, a new city library, a hospital upgrade...

...William Sound. Whittier is a gateway for many visitors who come to the Peninsula by sea, serving as a port for the Alaska Marine Highway system, the Whittier-Valdez ferry, and numerous cruise lines. For others who approach overland by train or...
Report: Ketchikan ship projects equal revenue

...that could test the study's projected benefits could be the construction of two Alaska class ferries for the Alaska Marine Highway System.In December 2012, Gov. Sean Parnell voiced his belief that the two ships could be built for the $120...
Tustumena departs Ketchikan after overhaul

...Ketchikan Shipyard recently for an annual overhaul. The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Tustumena has served nearly a half-century...believe it's one of the most exotic runs that the Alaska marine highway has." Hopkins would continue to work his way up...
Visitors galore

...between 2012-13 and 2013-14, mostly out of Anchorage. But Ketchikan also experienced a 4 percent increase.The Alaska Marine Highway System reported being down 24 percent for the most recent fall-winter. That represents a loss of 400 visitors...
Ferry Malaspina rescues one from sinking landing craft

The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Malaspina picked up an extra passenger in the waters off Vancouver Island on Saturday morning.According to accounts...
Construction season approaching on most Alaska highways

...restrictions on the section of highway during spring thaw, the department reports.While dominated by water and the Alaska Marine Highway, a few sections of paved road are getting attention in Southeast this summer, but not as many as 2013."Last...
House Finance proposes $9.1 billion operating budget

...ferries. Transportation Department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said by email that if the budget cut stands, the Alaska Marine Highway System will begin transitioning out of the gift shops currently on five vessels this summer. Woodrow said the...


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