Next Issue: Feb. 9
Skagway News Headlines
A chilling tale that subverts the classic siren myth into a film that will give any artist goose bumps, and a documentary that touches on cultural issues familiar to Skagwegians – these are two in a full lineup of movies showing at the upcoming Skagway Film Festival.
Registrations are now being accepted for the 32nd annual Buckwheat Ski Classic, which will be held on the Log Cabin Ski Trails north of Skagway on Saturday, March 24.
This week in Borough Briefs we cover a proposed fee for municipal labor at the incinerator, a drive to get water and sewer over the bridge and a new ad hoc committee set up by the Mayor to work on a business plan for the senior center.
A recent development befalling the Garden City RV Park adds a new wrinkle to the ongoing housing shortage problem in Skagway – a wrinkle that requires smoothing if the facility is to be fully usable in the oncoming summer season.
A five-to-one vote on Jan. 18 saw the long-debated memorandum of understanding between Skagway and the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad approved by the Borough Assembly.
The New Year kicks off with ongoing parking improvement discussions and news on the sentencing of a former Traditional Council employee.
By DUSTIN STONE FOR THE SKAGWAY NEWS Skagway’s Opioid Task Force discussed the nationwide upswing in opioid abuse, and its gradual encroachment on Skagway, with a small group of concerned citizens during a town hall meeting Jan....