Michael Queen, Chief Purser for the Alaska Marine Highway ferry Malaspina, waits as RVs and other vehicles load onto the ferry in Juneau in 2008. Juneau is reached only by air and water, but the Alaska Department of Transportation has released the most detailed plan yet to change that set of circumstances.
ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage judge agreed to move quickly Thursday on a lawsuit challenging an emergency order that allowed two Alaska gubernatorial candidates to fuse their campaigns into one ticket for the November general election.
The Alaska Marine Highway System serves fewer people today with 10 ferries than it did in the early '90s when there were only six.
The ferry system hit its peak in 1992 when it took almost 400,000 people on trips.