Broadway Bulletin Board

This Week

• Nov. 26 - Next Skagway News!

• Nov. 27 - HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!, 12th Annual Turkey Trot, Borough offices closed.

• Nov. 28 - Black Friday events throughout town, Borough offices closed, Fundraiser Feed (women bowlers).

Public Meetings - details in calendar

• Nov. 24 - Solid Waste Advisory Committee, Harbors Advisory Board

• Nov. 25 - Board of Appeals, Borough Assembly

 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR Includes above and ongoing meetings and upcoming events in Skagway. To get your upcomng events and meetings listed here and in the next print edition, please e-mail us! (Skagway items only, please)

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PHOTO PAGES

Fourth of July 2014

See our staff photos from Fourth of July 2014: Let It Rain!

BSC 2014

See our staff photos from Buckwheat Ski Classic 2014: "Life is a Circus" ! We are a proud sponsor of the 28th Annual Buckwheat Ski Classic: 239 skiers participated and there were more than 115 volunteers. See Official Results! 2014 race was Saturday, March 22 - Check the Log Cabin Ski Society on Facebook for photos, awards listings, trail reports, and more! See 2014 BSC story from our March 28 issue.

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Breaking News

See stories in Nov. 14 issue.

Nov. 4 - SEIS Comments deadline extended - Deadline to submit comments on the Juneau Access project have been extended to Nov. 25. Comments may be submitted online or mailed in. Read last issue for details on where to send comments.

Nov. 4 - 2014 General Election Skagway results-The unofficial 2014 General Election results from Skagway:
Ballot Measure 2: Tax and Regulation of Marijuana: For 266, Against 109
Ballot Measure 3: Increase of Alaska's Minimum Wage: For 287, Against 83
Ballot Measure 4: Protection of Bristol Bay Salmon: For 267, Against 93
United States Senator: Mark Begich 220, Dan Sullivan 127, Ted Gianoutsos 15, Mark Fish 13
United States Representative: Forrest Dunbar 176, Don Young 152, Jim C. McDermott 43
Governor/Lieutenant Governor: Bill Walker/Byron Mallot 195, Sean Parnell/Dan Sullivan 132, J.R. Myers/Maria Rensel 21, Carolyn "Care" Clift/Andrew C. Lee 17
State Senator District Q: Dennis Egan 251, Tom Williams 111
State Representative District 33: Sam Kito 258, Peter Dukowitz 98
Stay tuned for the rest of the Alaska's results!

If you have breaking local news, please call the newsroom line: 907-983-2354 or e-mail skagnews@aptalaska.net

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NEW ONLINE BOOKSTORE!

featuring

The Arctic Brotherhood by Ashley Bowman

Signed Copies Available!

Also from Lynn Canal Publishing and signed by the authors:

Fish This! by Andrew Cremata

Skagway: City of the New Century by Jeff Brady and others!

See other books and order online at our webstore or call the bookstore at 907-983-3354. Winter hours: 12:30 to 5:30 pm Mon-Fri, 12:30-4:30 pm Sat-Sun.

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November 14, 2014 • Vol. XXXVII, No. 20

We Salute Our Veterans

Attendants of the Veteran’s Day Dinner raise their hands to their hearts as Renee Koher sings “God Bless America” at the Elks on Tuesday. Elise Giordano

Top Stories (now posted)

• Local hunter shoots bear on east side of railroad tracks; Public Works discusses possibilities for the future

• Arizona pit bull finds solace with Skagway family

• Opponents outweigh supporters during Juneau Access hearing

• 2014 General Election too close to call; Begich won’t concede to Sullivan, Walker maintains lead over Parnell



THE WALKING DEAD- Participants of the 2014 Have-A-Heart Zombie Walk make their way downtown on Oct. 28 . Elise Giordano

OTHER NEWS

• BOROUGH DIGEST: NPS easement causes stir; Rezoning in Dyea; Capital Improvements projects.

SCHOOL BOARD: Skagway school named an Alaska Reward school; Spelling bee; School surveillance; New hires.

ARTS BEAT: Maria in the Shower; Silversmithing; CHICAGO.

• SPORTS & REC.: Panthers win against Sitka; Wrestling team plays in Juneau tournament, prepares for Haines.

• OPINION: Open letter to our governor elect: road vs. ferry.

Next issue is November 26, 2014 (deadline: Nov. 21).

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• 2014 Skagway News ad ratecard and publication schedule

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