The borough assemblies from Haines, Skagway and Juneau will meet Friday afternoon in the Skagway Assembly Chambers for what’s being billed as “The Northern Lynn Canal Neighbors Summit.”
AMHS to get eight new engines for Fairweather and Chenega.
Public release of the new design has been delayed while the department expands the report to address scrutiny and feedback received since plans for the Alaska Class Ferry were scrapped.
The joint Alaska House and Senate Transportation Committees Tuesday sent the name of Governor Sean Parnell’s pick for Transportation Commissioner, Pat Kemp, to the full legislature for confirmation.
Still a lot of skepticism of Governor Sean Parnell’s decision to replace the proposed Alaska Class Ferry with smaller shuttle ferries.
Captain Mike Neussl’s departure comes on the heels of a decision by Governor Sean Parnell to scale down the Alaska Class ferry project, but he says that’s not the reason he’s leaving.
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.
Employees of MTU Friedrichshafen not compelled to answer questions about the engines for the Fairweather and Chenega.