Next Issue: Dec. 8
Skagway News Headlines
Recent correspondence has indicated the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) may not seek to renew its tenure at the Ore Terminal when its lease expires in 2023.
With a 6-0 vote on Nov. 30, the Borough Assembly overturned Mayor Monica Carlson’s recent veto, which had temporarily blocked sending a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad.
This issue Borough Briefs covers the final student tally for 2017, changes to the winter ferry service and a new social studies curriculum at the school.
The Skagway School Board has approved the pursuit of a new anti-bullying program called STOPit.
The morning after the Skagway Borough Assembly unanimously approved presenting a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad over a proposed tidelands lease amendment and new lease agreement, Mayor Monica Carlson exercised her right to veto the assembly’s action.
With a year and a half of work under its belt, the Princess Sophia Ad Hoc Committee has made headway towards its goal: A tandem set of displays providing information on the worst maritime tragedy to occur on the west coast of the United States.
A letter from the National Park Service.