Ketchikan looks forward to seeing Prince Rupert again
February 16, 2022
The Feb. 9 edition of the Ketchikan Daily News contains a Wrangell Sentinel story about the potential return of Alaska state ferries to Prince Rupert, British Columbia — as soon as May 1.
The story details the issues that officials on both sides of the border are working on to bring back ferry service between Prince Rupert and Ketchikan.
We wish them great success.
The 90-mile, six-hour ferry connection is Ketchikan’s true gateway to the North America road system.
It’s much more affordable than ferry service to Bellingham, Washington, or barge service to the Seattle area.
It speeds ac...