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50th anniversary of the Alaska Marine Highway

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50th anniversary of the Alaska Marine Highway

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – The Port of Bellingham is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Alaska Marine Highway this weekend.

Play Carolyn Casey on the Alaska Marine Highway

Port spokesperson Carolyn Casey says the celebration at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal will include a public open house aboard the MV Kennicott, a travel and trade show featuring Alaska communities, kids’ activities, cake and live music.

It all takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. tomorrow.

All activities are free including a one-hour documentary at the Pickford Film Center tonight at 5:00.

The Pickford encourages people to call ahead to reserve the free tickets.