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Yuletide begins in Skagway

Kids gather round to check out the toys brought by Billi Clem for the Holiday Bazaar.Jodie Brown...

Body Vox Performance Dance

Dancers at the Body Vox performance used dance, in conjunction with light and audio to create an...

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Skagway News Headlines

On-site marijuana usage permits available for retailers

Licensed marijuana retailers in Alaska can start applying on April 11 for permits to allow on-site consumption of their products. Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer on March 12 signed the regulations allowing on-site sales. The new rules take...

Tom Healy starts as interim borough manager

The borough assembly on March 7 appointed former borough manager Tom Healy to serve as interim manager until a permanent replacement can be hired. Healy retired in 2007 as city manager in Palmer, where he worked for eight years...

Borough adopts CPI for employees annual adjustments

The borough assembly voted unanimously March 7 to amend the employee pay scale with an annual cost-of-living allowance based on the Alaska consumer price index. The intent is to avoid the annual task of debating annual salary...

School budgets for loss of funding

The Skagway School District would lose $200,000 in state funding — almost 20 percent of this year’s state contribution — under the governor’s proposed budget. “Unless we hear differently, (the budget) is what every district...

Residents voice hopes for community in 2030 Comp plan meeting

Skagway residents have started work on the community’s next 10-year comprehensive plan, meeting Feb. 28 with the borough’s consultant who will draft the planning report. Barb Sheinberg, who leads the Juneau-based consulting...

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