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Visitors galore

...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...
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...
Tustumena departs Ketchikan after overhaul

...Shipyard recently for an annual overhaul. The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Tustumena has served nearly a's one of the most exotic runs that the Alaska marine highway has." Hopkins would continue to work his way up...
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 year...
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 gift...
State's first stimulus project opens way for ferry service

The Alaska Marine Highway System's ferries will soon be providing service to Gustavus...permanent, said Capt. John Falvey, general manager of the Alaska Marine Highway System. The first scheduled ferry trip is Nov. 23, after the...
Tustumena's capt. retiring

...slightly, as Capt. Bob Crowley turned the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry toward the Pioneer Dock before the swift...John Merrill. Although he works for the Alaska Marine Highway System, Crowley said his focus has always been on...
Assembly, solution for coastal transportation

...problems that face (the Alaska Marine Highway System) and work to provide uninterrupted...home for Dillon, is the Alaska Marine Highway System and the lengthy delay to...places that rely on the Alaska Marine Highway System." The governor has allocated...
Elliott Bay Design Group opens Ketchikan office

...Elliott Bay designed the Inter-Island Ferry Authority ferry Prince of Wales and currently is involved with the Alaska Marine Highway System's design process for the new Alaska Class Ferry Day Boat project.Over the years, Elliott Bay has "worked...


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