Legislators called the hearing to find out why Governor Sean Parnell recently pulled the plug on the so-called Alaska Class Ferry.
Lifelong Democrat says it was 'gut wrenching' to join Republican Majority, but was best way to protect Southeast Alaska's interests.
A number of Southeast leaders are upset about the governor’s plan to scale back the Alaska Class Ferry project. He made his announcement Tuesday in Ketchikan. Legislators and members of an advisory board say they should have been consulted first.
An Alaska transportation official says design work for a new state ferry is on track and construction of the 350-foot ship could start by next fall.
About 500 people are in Anchorage this week for the Alaska Travel Industry Association’s convention and trade show.
Poor advice from a car's GPS unit led a man to drive off the ferry in Whittier and straight into the small boat harbor.
Officials in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough are trying to figure out what to do with their $80 million ferry.
The Alaska Marine Highway System is rethinking part of its Lynn Canal summer sailing schedule. Ferry chief Mike Neussl says it’s a question of logistics.
Defendants get the case moved to federal bankruptcy court.
State is suing MTU Friedrichshafen for allegedly defective engines for the Fairweather and Chenega.