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DDF scores more firsts  in Juneau and prepares for State competition

After taking wins in Juneau, the Drama, Debate and Forensics team is rewriting speeches, reblocking duo interpretation pieces and practicing for hours, all in preparation for the state competition in Anchorage from Feb. 18 to 20.

State funds extended one year, work session to determine port’s focus

The state has approved a one-year extension for $7 million in grant money for the port, which was originally intended for the Gateway Project.

One percent sales tax increase fails during third reading

A proposed one percent sales tax increase meant for a future aquatic wellness center failed to get past the Skagway Borough Assembly on a 3-2 vote during its third reading on Dec. 17.

Port Commission continues to come under scrutiny

Port Commissioner Steve Hites nearly lost his position on the commission after Assemblyman Steve Burnham Jr. requested his replacement during a Dec. 17 assembly meeting. Burnham retracted his request after Assemblyman Jay Burnham asked that Hites be allowed to represent himself.

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