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Municipality to carefully monitor CPV funds after audit and Juneau law suit

A recent Commercial Vessel Passenger excise tax audit of Southeast Alaska communities and a lawsuit against the city of Juneau has given the Municipality of Skagway cause to carefully monitor all future use of CPV funds from the state.

Borough assembly passes first reading of FY17 budget

Skagway Borough Assembly members passed the first reading of the fiscal year 2017 budget on April 21, with two consecutive meetings and public hearings to follow.

Letter to WP&YR will require contamination cleanup by 2023

Contamination in Skagway’s ore basin isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. But the borough assembly has agreed to send one more letter to the White Pass and Yukon Route railway, informing the company of its need to clean up the contamination by the end of their tidelands lease in 2023.

Skagway School track team prepares for first meet in Juneau

As the school year comes to a close, Skagway’s final sporting event of the year is upon us. Thirteen Skagway School students are taking to the streets and trails in preparation for their first track meet in Juneau.

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