Alaska Marine Highway System captains and deck officers have avoided a strike that could have shut down ferry service across the state this weekend.
The DOT officials were vetting a draft of the state’s latest plan for transportation for Southeast.
State transportation officials agree that a burst water pipe likely caused the Skagway ferry dock to sink last month.
With the death toll continuing to rise and likely to exceed 300, the captain and crew of the ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea last week have been called cowards and accused of murder.
A measure setting up a road-and-ferry savings account has cleared its first state Senate committee.
Marine highway officials say closing the shops will save $1 million a year.
Take a look behind the scenes and under the ships of the Alaska Marine Highway System.
A broken bow thruster on the ferry LeConte will disrupt several hundred northern Southeast residents’ Thanksgivings.