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Bad weather halts weekly fast ferry


The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) canceled the service of the ferry Chenega from Juneau to Petersburg on Tuesday, due to severe weather including high winds.

DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the conditions hitting Stephens Passage resembled that of fall storms.

AMHS released official notice after the decision to cancel Tuesday’s service was made on Monday.

Customers with reservations received phone calls alerting them of the cancellation.

Schedule revisions can be found at, or by calling your local terminal.

Customers can also sign up for AMHS text alerts, but you...

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