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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.

Legislature passes bill shortening driver’s license validity for immigrants

Legislature passes bill shortening driver’s license validity for immigrantsStarting this year, foreign nationals who wish to drive in Alaska may be getting more scrutiny when they go to the DMV.

New Capital Transit plan boosts Mendenhall Valley bus service

New Capital Transit plan boosts Mendenhall Valley bus serviceThe CBJ Planning Commission will consider the plan Tuesday. It goes before the Assembly in March.

Two lanes cleared for the fuel of one

Two lanes cleared for the fuel of oneDOT's trailer tow plow to save operating costs and free up a snow plow truck for other Juneau roads

Update: Richardson Highway now open

Update: Richardson Highway now openAfter nearly two weeks, the Alaska Department of Transportation says the Richardson Highway in the Keystone Canyon area could reopen as soon as Wednesday.