Next Issue: June 14
Skagway News Headlines
Borough Manager Scott Hahn will soon be departing for a city manager position in the town of Rifle, Colorado – a move that will end his four-year tenure in Skagway.
Skagway’s municipal budget for Fiscal Year 2019 was approved by the Borough Assembly on June 21; it included money for a number of heavily-debated community funding requests, as well as capital improvement projects like the Molly Walsh Restroom expansion, incinerator control upgrades and a new garbage truck.
This week in Borough Briefs, the Assembly discusses opting into a class action lawsuit and the memorandum of agreement with the SDC receives approval.
A trio of steps have been put into motion by the Borough Assembly to work on Skagway’s housing crisis.
This week in Borough Briefs, CLAA releases a draft schedule for 2019 cruise ships, the Sales Tax Holiday is expanded and the Assembly talks about a memorandum of agreement with the Skagway Development Corporation.
With nearly double the participants of its first year, the Chilkat Challenge Triathlon is set to pit racers against the rugged, beautiful Alaska landscape on July 1.
Medevac Alaska will be stationing a light twin-engine emergency aircraft in Skagway until the end of September.