Next Issue: April 27
Skagway News Headlines
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.
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.
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.
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.
This week we see what local students have been up to, and look a recent decision by APOC on a 2017 borough assembly candidate.
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.
A replacement request for Skagway’s ferry terminal took a priority spot in the borough’s comments and response to the 2018-2021 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).