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By Dan Rudy 

New ferry service to hop SE islands


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The planned route map for the Rainforest Islands Ferry line, a private ferry and shuttle service that will connect Petersburg, Wrangell and Prince of Wales Island starting June 14. The roundabout system will link up with other available networks, such as the AMHS, Inter-Island Ferry and upriver charters.

While the threat of service reductions looms over the Alaska Marine Highway System as the Legislature devises its budget, starting this summer travelers will at least have another option to hop between islands in the area. The North End Ferry Authority (NEFA) in Coffman Cove is starting up Rainforest Islands Ferry, a three-stop service between Wrangell, Petersburg and Prince of Wales Island.

Beginning June 14, the ferry's new public passenger-vehicle service will connect stops at Coffman Cove, Wrangell, and South Mitkof four days a week. From spring through autumn the service will run daily...

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