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 By Larry Persily    News    June 9, 2022

Malaspina will have new life as museum, employee housing and classroom

After 56 years of service in the Alaska Marine Highway System fleet and almost three years tied up at a Ketchikan dock, unused and in need of costly...

 

Obituary: Lois DeBoer August 26th, 1935 - May 4th, 2022

Our mother, Lois Ellen was born on August 26th, 1935 in Mandan, North Dakota to Alice and Carl... Full story

 
 By Larry Persily    News    March 17, 2022

Winning plan for Malaspina would operate it as a maritime museum

The state has started negotiations to sell the Malaspina to a company owned by a business that operates a new multimillion-dollar cruise ship...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    March 3, 2022

State asks if anyone wants to buy the Malaspina

The Alaska Department of Transportation is asking anyone interested in taking ownership of the...

 

Upcoming Tanner crab fishery sees high abundance estimate

The 2022 commercial Tanner crab fishery is set to open Friday at noon with this season's mature...

 

All aboard for Spain

The heavy-lift vessel Red Zed I resurfaces with the former Alaska Marine Highway System fast...

 

Contract awarded for federal port facility in Ketchikan

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal agency announced Wednesday it has awarded a contract to rebuild its port facility in Ketchikan, work state leaders...

 
 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...

 

Guest Editorial: We can't afford any more mistakes

At a cost of almost $200 million, the Alaska Marine Highway System took ownership in the past 17...

 

Alaska accepts bids for 2 fast ferries that faced struggles

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska is redoubling efforts to sell two fast ferries by accepting sealed bids. The state Department of Transportation issued...

 

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...

 

Officials: Six of 11 ferries will be out of service

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — More than half of Alaska’s ferries will be out of service amid a lack of funds to repair the vessels, transportation...

 

LeConte to undergo repairs at least cost

After thorough inspections of the 45-year-old M/V LeConte and the 44-year-old M/V Aurora, the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 25, 2019

SE Alaska spends $1.9 million in student travel

At a school board meeting last week, Petersburg School District Director of Activities Jaime Cabral...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    April 11, 2019

AMHS decommissions FVF Fairweather

The Alaska Marine Highway System removed the FVF Fairweather from service and transported the...

 

Guest Commentary

Many of the strongest and best memories from my childhood growing up in Juneau revolve around...

 

AMHS to operate Tazlina on Lynn Canal route in May

JUNEAU — The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is making a vessel route change with the goals of saving money and utilizing the new Alaska Class...

 

Fast ferry's return uncertain as it leaves SE Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The crew and passengers of a fast ferry celebrated the vessel's possible last...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 4, 2016

Coast Guard Appreciation Reception

After watching a U.S. Coast Guard video clip of their rescue, skipper Steve Berry recounted his expe...

 

Fish Factor: Alaska claims the top three fishing ports in the U.S.

Alaska claimed the top three fishing ports for landings again last year, and led all U.S. states in terms of seafood landings and values. “The...

 
 By Jess Field    News    October 1, 2015

Inadequate snow cover linked to yellow cedar decline

If you have traveled past Farragut Bay during the past couple of years, you have probably noticed...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    July 2, 2015

Ferry schedule changes proposed, some boats docked

Five of Alaska Marine Highway System’s 11 ferries will be laid up at some point next year under a draft vessel deployment plan released on June 24....

 
 By Dani Palmer    News    June 11, 2015

Petersburg vessel sinks on Fairweather Grounds

Owned by local fisherman Jay Thomassen, the 73-foot fishing vessel Kupreanof went down early... Full story

 

Fish Factor: Alaska fishery meetings kick into high gear

It’s the time of year when Alaska’s fishery meetings kick into high gear - with five set for this week alone. The industry will get a first...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 12, 2014

Mechanical issues alter ferry schedules

Ferry schedules are continuing to be revised after the M/V Columbia experienced mechanical issues on its way from Portland to Bellingham. According to... Full story

 

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