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Dan's Dispatch


October 10, 2019

As many of you know, the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) service to the port of Prince Rupert, British Columbia (B.C.) ended on October 1st. Although that ferry route is no longer running, there are ongoing developments in hopes of restoring service.

When the Alaska Department of Transportation (AK DoT) announced early last month that it would

end service to Prince Rupert, their reasoning was that AMHS was unable to enlist the Royal Canadian Mounted

Police (RCMP) to provide armed protection for the U.S. Customs & Border Protection agents (CBP), which is a recent federal


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