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Exxon Valdez memories from Alaska’s Capitol still fresh 25 years later

Exxon Valdez memories from Alaska’s Capitol still fresh 25 years laterMemories are still fresh of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. The tanker ran aground 25 years ago today.

Ferry workers’ testimony cut short again on salary bill

Ferry workers’ testimony cut short again on salary billFor the second time this legislative session, Alaska Marine Highway workers were shut out from testifying against a bill that would cut their salaries.

New scanner to ease luggage backlog at Juneau airport

New scanner to ease luggage backlog at Juneau airportJuneau Airport Manager Patty deLaBruere says luggage has been piling up in the lobby before morning flights, causing delays

With budget shortfalls looming, questions raised about Knik Bridge finances

With budget shortfalls looming, questions raised about Knik Bridge financesA bill authorizing the state to build a billion-dollar bridge across the Knik Arm is back for consideration.

Ferry Aurora returns to service

Ferry Aurora returns to serviceThe ferry Aurora is sailing again after being tied up for about a week. Part of the small ship’s steering system broke down March 8.

Marine highway to close ferry gift shops

Marine highway to close ferry gift shopsMarine highway officials say closing the shops will save $1 million a year.

Ketchikan-POW ferry aids seafood, retail, tourism

Ketchikan-POW ferry aids seafood, retail, tourismA small southern Southeast Alaska ferry line is of large value to the region’s economy. That’s according to a new report studying the Inter-Island Ferry Authority.

Juneau Access project begs question of ferries versus roads

Juneau Access project begs question of ferries versus roadsWhy should the state of Alaska consider extending roads to take over the function served by ferries?

Slideshow: A behind the scenes look at ferries in drydock

Slideshow: A behind the scenes look at ferries in drydockTake a look behind the scenes and under the ships of the Alaska Marine Highway System.

Wilson’s transportation fund advances in House

Wilson’s transportation fund advances in HouseA measure setting up an Alaska Transportation Infrastructure Fund has gotten some traction in the House. But two companion bills are not seeing the same attention.