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Subcommittee proposes more cuts to transportation budget

Subcommittee proposes more cuts to transportation budget

It would cut 88 positions throughout the department, 33 of those with the ferry system, compared to this year.
Interim Southeast DOT chief based in Anchorage

Interim Southeast DOT chief based in Anchorage

A Department of Transportation insider is the interim manager of the agency’s division overseeing Southeast Alaska.…

Money assigned to Juneau road, Knik Arm being redirected

Money assigned to Juneau road, Knik Arm being redirected

Jeff Ottesen, the department's director of program development, said the money wasn't specifically earmarked for Knik Arm and Juneau access projects.…

Ferry rates rising for commercial customers

Ferry rates rising for commercial customers

Department of Transportation officials are now considering large fare increases for commercial customers, those moving trucks and container vans via ferry.…

Prince Rupert pushes for ferry help

Prince Rupert pushes for ferry help

Prince Rupert leaders are in Juneau this week to lobby for continued connections with Southeast Alaska.…

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“Scrubbers” to cut cruise ship air pollution

“Scrubbers” to cut cruise ship air pollution

Cruise lines that sail Alaska waters are installing new pollution-control equipment. Scrubbers are aimed at clearing the air…

Skagway assembly reviews port expansion design options

It’s a big step in the ongoing project aimed at modernizing the ore dock and ship loader and…

Update: Fast ferry engine damage could affect service

Update: Fast ferry engine damage could affect service

One of the Alaska Marine Highway’s new ferry engines is down. That could affect service in Southeast and…

Kenai applies to build road leading to mouth of Kenai River

The road would allow dipnetters seeking salmon to avoid crossing private property.…

Deeper Alaska ferry cuts planned by state House panel

Deeper Alaska ferry cuts planned by state House panel

Alaska’s ferry system is facing even more service cuts. A House panel on Thursday yanked money from the…

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