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Rainforest Islands Ferry ready for summer start


The North End Ferry Authority is prepared to resume ferry service on Friday, after shutting down for the winter due to low customer traffic. The Rainforest Islands Ferry will complete four weekly trips from Coffman Cove to Banana Point with the M/V Rainforest Islander.

North End Ferry Authority general manager Kent Miller says a small repair was needed before the start of the season, but other than that, things are looking good. The repair to the vessels’ cooling system required taking the boat out of water in Wrangell, but it was completed earlier this week.

Miller says there will be a...

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