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Sitka shops offer free coffee for comments on ferry system

...service in Sitka in res ponse to cuts in next summer's Alaska Marine Highway schedule.The Sitka owners of Highliner Coffee, the Backdoor...comment cards Monday.The comments will be submitted to the Alaska Marine Highway System.
DOT forced to cut road crew OT as result of budget cuts

...5 percent reduction - to its fiscal 2016 general fund operating budget, most of which goes to running the Alaska Marine Highway System and maintaining the states roads, runways and other facilities."We had cuts across the entire department...
What others say: Budget reality

This week's news of layoffs at the Alaska Marine Highway System has brought home the state budget situation...cycle end?Most Southeast Alaskans view the Alaska Marine Highway System as core transportation infrastructure that's...
What others say: New idea for DOT: Look at an old idea

The Alaska Marine Highway System needs a new plan in light of employee layoffs and ferry layups that are likely to continue in future years. In finding...
What others say: Implicit value

...implicit endorsement of the Alaska Marine Highway System, a critically important...the No. 1 role of the Alaska Marine Highway System is to provide an invaluable...bit.An analysis of the Alaska Marine Highway System by the Alaska University...
Alaska Marine Highway System cuts ferry terminal positions

...KETCHIKAN, Alaska - The Alaska Marine Highway System has cut 20 shore positions...challenges keeping the Alaska Marine Highway System in good financial position...clear plan for how to manage the marine highway system while Alaska deals with...
Deals herald PFD payout

...relations consultant with Alaska Airlines, said customers can expect to see more deals as early as Sept. 22. The Alaska Marine Highway System has not participated in a PFD-specific sale for some years, but special fares that coincide with the PFD...
The last kid in Cold Bay

...AND DEPARTURES Sunday brought a stiff wind, gray skies and the arrival of the M/V Tustumena, the Alaska State Marine Highway ferry that visits twice a month during the summer. Wake Kremer drove to the dock in a pink pickup to unload his wares...
Alaska Marine Highway system launches new website

The Alaska Marine Highway System launched its newly rebuilt website Tuesday. The new website, a product of the AMHS marketing department, is "streamlined...
How we'd rather see $866,000 spent

...Generally speaking, we would have rather seen that money go toward education, nonprofits, the needy, the Alaska Marine Highway System, communities with exorbitant energy costs, youth athletics programs, scholarships, deferred maintenance...


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