SITKA, ALASKA The Alaska Congressional Delegation announced a series of grant awards earlier this month. One of them will go to the redesign and construction of a new Alaska Marine Highway Terminal in Angoon – a project that will change the current Marine Highway system to offer increased fast ferry services between Sitka and other Southeast communities. KCAW’s Emily Schwing reports.
New ferry terminal means more than fast connections
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