Next Issue: Nov. 9
Skagway News Headlines
Following a retreat aimed at solidifying the Borough Assembly’s direction on a waterfront lease with the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, the assembly planned to meet again on Nov. 8 for a special session to finalize details on a memorandum of understanding with the railroad.
Flags across the state of Alaska were lowered to half-staff in honor of Chief Warrant Officer Two Jacob M. Sims from Oct. 29 through sunset on Nov. 2.
Skagway school’s volleyball team is looks to state, and the Chilkoot trail Artists in Residence have been selected for 2018.
At her first meeting at the head of the Borough Assembly table, Mayor Monica Carlson began pushing for a different direction regarding discussions of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad.
Musicals, rockslides and king salmon are all discussed in this issue’s borough briefs.
If the scaffolding, constant construction and fresh coats of pink paint work weren’t clues enough, two buildings at State Street and Fourth Avenue are undergoing renovations by the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.
On Oct. 23, the State Legislature is going into its fourth special session of the year to address public safety and revenue.