First of all I would like to thank ADN, Michelle Theriault Boots and Marc Lester on their excellent story on Cordova and the Alaska Marine Highway System.
I lived my entire life in Anchorage, don’t use the ferry system and realize the cost is a bottomless pit. I still believe that the communities the ferry system serves should be called upon at least a couple times per month, year-round.
I also would like to mention to residents of Cordova that in my 81 years I’ve lived in Alaska, at least three times they were offered the chance to be tied in to the road system; the last was with Gov. Wally Hickel’s administration. This generation of Cordovans need to push that road, even a gravel road.
— George Patterson
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