Mike Swasey, KHNS - Haines

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A blue ferry with white cabin pulls up next to an elevated dock on a foggy day.

Matanuska breakdown leaves Southeast Alaska travelers in limbo

The M/V Matanuska is stranded in Bellingham, Washington and residents face a tough choice of hiring an expensive charter or paying for expensive plane tickets.
A ferry at dock

In an effort to save money, the Alaska Marine Highway considers sinking one of its oldest ferries

Officials say sinking the Malaspina would cost up to $1 million, but it would be cheaper than t he $16 million needed in repairs.