By Jerilyn Lester
October 25, 2006
I really would like for those naysayers of our bridge to stand
in the rain while waiting for the ferry that may or may not get
to the town side of the Narrows depending on the weather and
if it doesn't have a break down. Then hope that there is a spot
to sit inside where it is warm and dry, otherwise you have to
stand outside in the weather. Every other place I can think of
can get to the airport without having to stand in the weather
either by driving directly on a road or taking their existing
bridge to the airport. If I am not mistaken we are the only place
in the United States, maybe the world, that has to arrive at
the airport by ferry boat. Those folks in Anchorage are also
against the Alaska Marine Highway for the most part because they
don't have to use it to get around. I would really like them
all to have to come down here and use this system for a while.
Then see how long it would take for a bridge to be built or some
other remedy for this problem.
Received October 25, 2006 - Published October 25, 2006
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