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Fall Festival

These dogs got in the Halloween spirit early during the Fall Festival!

Panther Pride

The Skagway School held a pep rally on Sept. 20 to celebrate its cross-country teams and Panther Pride.

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Skagway News Headlines

Assembly overturns veto on MOU

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.

Borough Briefs

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.

Mayor vetoes approval of White Pass MOU

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.

Remembering the Princess Sophia

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.