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White Pass lease takes heat during town hall meeting

About 40 people attended a July 17 informational meeting to raise questions and voice concerns on a proposed tidelands lease between White Pass & Yukon Route railway and the Municipality of Skagway which, as of now, residents will be voting on in an August 25 special election.

Economic corridor between Yukon and Skagway considered feasible

With the recent release of a study on an electrical link between Skagway and the Yukon, cruise ship exhaust and emissions could be a thing of the past.

White Pass lease approved, special election set for August 25

After five years of negotiations, trips to Florida, legal counsel and executive sessions, the tidelands lease between the Municipality of Skagway and the White Pass and Yukon Route railway is being sent to the people for a public vote.

Mitigation resolution postponed after AIDEA voiced concern to Municipality

After the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority received a notice of violation from the Department of Environmental Conservation in April, the municipality created a resolution to protect itself from future mitigation issues at the Skagway Ore Terminal.

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