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Conditional use permit for retail marijuana shop causes a stir

A conditional use permit granted by the Skagway Planning and Zoning Commission for a retail marijuana dispensary on Third Avenue has caused a stir among nearby property owners.

School preps for phasing out No Child Left Behind policies

The Skagway School District and the state of Alaska are preparing to adapt to changes in federal K-12 education policy that will begin with the 2017-2018 school year.

Municipality agrees to purchase Matthews Long Bay property

While nothing has been finalized, the Municipality of Skagway has begun the process of purchasing 13 acres of property in Nahku (Long) Bay.

WP&YR switches RoundUp for Oust Extra

In an effort to assuage concerned citizens, the White Pass and Yukon Route railroad has removed RoundUp from its herbicide plan and replaced it with Oust Extra.

Klothes Rush