AMHS Resumes Hoonah Sailings
(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System is again sailing to and from Hoonah after the port was closed by the U.S. Coast Guard for more than 24 hours.The ferry LeConte, carrying passengers and vehicles, was forced to bypass Hoonah Sunday following a shooting incident near the port. With the port now open, LeConte will depart Juneau at 12:15 this afternoon. The ship is tentatively scheduled to return to Juneau at 8 o’clock tonight.
Posted: August 30, 2010