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Funding reallocation spares summer ferry service

...despite significant budget cuts looming, the Alaska Marine Highway System announced May 12.The announcement is a departure...some Railbelt legislators have towards the Alaska Marine Highway System came through unvarnished in a May 6 House Finance...
What others say: Legislators should buckle down, end budget uncertainty

...senior benefits, early education and the Alaska Marine Highway System. He also shifted about $16 million in money...hundreds of state residents and tourists along the marine highway, Alaska's predicament would turn from a local frustration...

...Hundreds of people attending an Alaska beer festival were stranded because of a broken down ferry.The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Taku suffered a mechanical problem Sunday during the annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival...
What others say: AMHS makes the best of a bad situation

...fewer stops this summer. The Marine Highway will juggle its schedule to make...about $8 million from the Alaska Marine Highway System (the Senate cut $1...the revenue coming in. For the Marine Highway, that means increased fares...
What others say: Bars in our wake

...closing.Last week, the Alaska Marine Highway announced it will close the Most adults who travel the Marine Highway frequently have ended up in one...destinations. Why couldn't the Alaska Marine Highway do the same and turn a money-losing...
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 from Marine Highway spokesman Jeremy Woodrow and Lt. Cmdr. Desmond James of the Royal...
What Others Say: Cut Prince Rupert

...problem right now. The Alaska Marine Highway wants to build a new ferry terminal...threatened consequences if the Marine Highway goes forward with the project...Rupert as a stop on the Alaska Marine Highway.Cutting Prince Rupert would...
Marine highway loses naturalists to budget cuts

...brochures on the so-called Alaska Marine Highway System, which celebrates its...system."The core purpose of the marine highway system really is providing transportation...highway," Woodrow said.The Marine Highway system is an aging, bare-boned...
Tustumena ferry repair delays create challenges for Southcentral communities

...connection to the vessels of the Alaska Marine Highway System. Especially the M/V...said Woodrow. The Alaska Marine Highway System, whose mission is to...great. I appreciate the Alaska Marine Highway System. I just wish the damn...

...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 car...


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