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To the Editor

Ferries and politicians don’t blend To the Editor: Buying the two fast ferries was a horrible mistake and has made no common sense; the politicians...

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    March 3, 2022

Petersburg likely to receive USCGC Elderberry replacement

During the February 21 Petersburg Borough Assembly meeting, Assembly Member Dave Kensinger gave a...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    March 18, 2021

State sells fast ferries to Spanish operator

After spending almost $1.1 million to keep the vessels out of service to save money and safely tied...

 

To the Editor

Ferry system needs to be own entity To the Editor: Governor Dunleavy's AMHS Reshaping Work Group...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 28, 2021

DOT taking comments on AMHS schedule

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has begun taking comments on the 2021...

 

Guest Commentary

Last week, the Alaska Marine Highway Reshaping Group released a report it had been working on for several months throughout the pandemic. Even though...

 

Guest Commentary

Over the past eighteen months, Alaska's ferry system faced unprecedented challenges: a reduced budget, a strike, unanticipated mechanical and...

 

To the Editor

AMHS work group update To the Editor: As the marine highway workgroup strides into August, I want to provide an update on what we have been doing,...

 

To the Editor

It's simple math To the Editor: Here is some simple math for the local folks who don't want to wear...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    July 9, 2020

Matanuska makes first Petersburg stop Sunday

The M/V Matanuska arrived in Petersburg late Sunday night during its first voyage of the season out...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 14, 2020

Alaska loosens intrastate travel limitations

On Monday, Gov. Mike Dunleavy released state health mandate #18, which eases previous restrictions...

 

Leters to the Editor

Ferry situation a disgrace To the Editor: The article on the AMHS receiving $10M in U.S. Virus...

 

Travel restrictions delay AMHS vessels operation

The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is developing a reduced service operating plan for spring...

 

Added ferry service won't return until mid-May

The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) vessels, M/V Columbia, M/V Kennicott, and M/V...

 
 By Tom Barrett    News    March 19, 2020

AMHS group begins review of system

As the governor’s Alaska Marine Highway Reshaping Work Group gets underway, our directive is clear: chart a sustainable, long-term path that...

 

AMHS vessel M/V Matanuska in Ketchikan to complete repairs

JUNEAU – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) vessel M/V Matanuska has arrived at the...

 

How ferry shutdown impacts school districts

The shutdown of ferry service in Southeast Alaska has impacted many aspects of day-to-day life in...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 27, 2020

Stedman speaks on AMHS at chamber banquet

Sen. Bert Stedman told the community while attending the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce banquet on...

 

To the Editor

Kake/Kupreanof road To the Editor: The assembly will be considering a resolution on the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 20, 2020

Assembly questions Stedman's take on Kake road

A resolution opposing the Kake Access Road project was discussed at an assembly meeting Tuesday,...

 

Guest Commentary

Decades ago, the Alaska Marine Highway System was a pillar of the state’s transportation network. Alaskans and visitors alike piled onto ferries...

 

Lawmakers vote to give AMHS a lifeline

Today, Alaska’s ferries are one step closer to receiving badly needed funds. Members of the budget subcommittee working on the Department of...

 

SE communities disrupted by ferry shutdown again

With the M/V Matanuska going out of service last week, ferry service via the Alaska Marine Highway...

 

Letters to the Editor

Stedman should put ferries first To the Editor: As residents of the towns near the proposed Kake...

 

M/V Matanuska cancels service through March

The M/V Matanuska will be out of service through March 1 to address issues with the reduction gear...

 

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