It’s been a frustrating winter for ferry service in Southeast Alaska. A combination of supply chain issues, and an aging fleet, has made marine highway schedules especially sporadic this year. KCAW spoke with one Sitka resident about the far reaching effects of Alaska’s failing ferries.
The Alaska Marine Highway System released its summer 2016 ferry schedule today (01-12-16), and as expected, it includes trimmed-down service. But service to Sitka is far more robust than originally proposed.