Letters to the Editor


October 22, 2020

To the Editor:

I am extremely concerned that the State has decided to cut ferry service over the winter months to the community of Wrangell.

The Alaska Marine Highway has determined that Ketchikan and Petersburg will each have 10 stops while Wrangell will have just two. We will have one north bound vessel in November and one south bound vessel in January.

How is this possible? We are literally right between Ketchikan and Petersburg. The explanation provided by the State is that timing the tides in Wrangell Narrows is the culprit. Really? Tides? I am sure that with a little pre-planning t...

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