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2017 Leprechaun Loop

DSC_0084 DSC_0033 Racers for the Leprechaun Loop Kids’ 1k launch forward off the starting line....

Frozen Moments: Feeding Frenzy

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Hanson volunteers for Opioid Task Force

Borough Assembly Member Orion Hanson has volunteered to join the Opioid Task Force. Hanson made the offer at the May 18 assembly meeting, and his fellow assembly members – including Tim Cochran, who is already part of the task force – approved.

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  • The Windy One puts out the call for stories

    The Windy One puts out the call for stories

    A little leftover wind from last season to start us off: this was found in the deep dark corners of the bookstore this winter, down among the candy wrappers, dust bunnies and Christmas tree needles….

  • Fish This: Spirits of the Past

    Fish This: Spirits of the Past

    Just before you reach the Yukon border sign while traveling north along the Klondike Highway, a small creek empties into Tagish Lake’s Windy Arm.

  • Under the Boardwalk: Photo review stirs memories

    Under the Boardwalk: Photo review stirs memories

    By Jeff Brady During this semi-retirement phase of my life, I’m drawn to one of those coffee groups that get together in Skagway most mornings. The one I hit has a bit of an extended family element to it, with a mix of local...

  • Hi Skagway, it’s me, Suzanne Ashe

    Hi Skagway, it’s me, Suzanne Ashe

    BY SUZANNE ASHE REPORTER All children have heroes. Sometimes those heroes live on space stations, other heroes put out fires or play ball. My heroes brought down a United States President. As a child, my heroes were Bob Woodward...

  • Fish This! The joys of fly-fishing

    Fish This! The joys of fly-fishing

    BY ANDREW CREMATA FOR THE SKAGWAY NEWS After scoping out a promising area on Google Earth where a freshwater stream emptied into a shallow saltwater inlet, I drove to the nearest public parking area and began assembling my gear....

Heard on the Wind

Wind is fairly light to start the season, so let’s hope it picks up. Remember, drop your lofty wind scribblings off at the bookstore or email it directly to the windy one at alaskan@skagwaynews.com.