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Skagway News Headlines
Waterfront stakeholders including the Municipality of Skagway and the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad took part in a meeting with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) on Sept. 5 regarding the contamination in the Ore Terminal Basin.
The Traditional Council makes a large amount of grant monies available to community groups, and the Public Works Committee runs down the details on a number of borough projects.
A new sexual harassment policy has been approved by the local School Board on second reading.
In mid-September, the Gateway to the Klondike will play host to over 300 students from around the state as Skagway’s Student Council hosts the town’s first-ever Alaska Association of Student Governments (AASG) Conference.
After holding a number of consecutive executive sessions throughout the summer months, the Borough Assembly faced criticism on Aug. 16 from business owners and members of the public over its use of the closed-door meetings.
Read about primary election results, soccer results and a failed short-term rental ordinance in this issue’s Borough Briefs.
A tribute to a much-respected Skagway community leader has been reinstated at the Skagway School District.