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Skagway News Headlines
An accident on the Davidson Glacier River resulted in the death of 50-year old Las Vegas resident Todd Willis, when an Alaska Excursions canoe overturned in the water on July 30.
A casual glance may not reveal it, but something big has changed at Skagway’s waterfront.
This week in Borough Briefs, the assembly moves a short-term rental ordinance on to second reading, a decision is made to put a pool vote to the public and more.
A fatal accident involving an AlaskaX excursion has been confirmed in a July 30 news release.
After many back-and-forths between the state and the Municipality of Skagway regarding the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry float, amendments for the 2018-2021 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) have changed the project from a planned refurbishment to a full replacement.
After flipping through pages of red font and stricken lettering in a July Planning & Zoning Commission meeting, commissioners Matt Deach, Phillip Clark and Gary Hisman lifted their heads to address their thoughts and concerns about proposed changes made by the Civic Affairs Committee to an ordinance governing short-term rentals (addressed as vacation rentals in a previous ordinance).
In this issue’s borough briefs, we look at a recently-adopted garbage by the pound program, the assembly appoints a pair of interim borough managers and the SDC continues to discuss the details of a memorandum of understanding with the assembly.