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Lease discussions with White Pass remain suspended

After a long process of creating, reviewing and approving a memorandum of understanding (MOU) governing a potential new tidelands lease agreement and amendments to the current lease between Skagway and the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, the railroad’s attorney had taken a first crack at producing a lease based off the MOU.

Skagway Borough Briefs April 13

This week in Borough Briefs, the mayor makes a proclamation supporting suicide prevention services, Rep. Sam Kito III announces that he will not run for the 33rd District in the House of Representatives and an art contest is announced for the school.

Borough Assembly votes to suspend White Pass MOU

Following receipt of a letter from the Holland America Group proposing an economic collaboration in Skagway’s port, the Borough Assembly has voted to suspend the recently-approved memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the municipality and the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad.

Editorial: Cutting out screen time

New protocols on student cell phone use recently came down from Skagway’s school and caused a noticeable hullabaloo on Facebook – and few things in this town catch the attention like a post on Skagway Swap with hundreds of comments.

Skagway Borough Briefs March 23

This week we see what local students have been up to, and look a recent decision by APOC on a 2017 borough assembly candidate.

Borough Briefs March 9

This week in Borough Briefs the Assembly takes a first look at the uplands management for the Nahku Bay area, a pair of committees continues to examine parking and traffic flow and the Elder Care Committee works on a senior center business plan.