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Marine Highway to dock fast ferries this winter

SITKA, ALASKA The Alaska Marine Highway system plans to take both fast-ferries out of service this winter.
The move will leave Sitka with only two mainline ferry calls a week from October through June 2010.
Sitka city and school officials registered their objections to the proposed schedule in a teleconference on Wednesday (5-27-09).
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