Backlash brewing in Alaska over proposed Rupert Terminal purchase

The plan that the Alaska Marine Highway System is proposing of late, to purchase the Fairview Bay Terminal from Prince Rupert is finding a bit of opposition on our northern flank.

One Alaskan lawmaker, Paul Seaton, is questioning why the System wants to run traffic through a Canadian port in the first place, let along purchase infrastructure in Rupert and own the terminal here…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 1218854541 )-

I think that Captain Jack should be explaining why he wants to continue to own the Alaska ferry terminal. During the election campaign, such as it was, he said that he would be selling off City assets to raise much needed cash to fix aging infrastructure.  Sounds like he should be signing on the dotted line while there is still a willing buyer.