March 13, 2015 • Vol. XXXVIII, No. 4
Pedal to the Metal
Isaac Zalit watches his car race down the track during the first Cub Scouts Pinewood Derby at the Elks on March 11. Zalit took first place, with Timothy Leggett placing second and Camden Lawson third. Elise Giordano
Top Stories (now posted)
•Assembly fails both trapping ordinance ; current codes remains as is, leg traps prohibited within a quarter mile of any trails.
•Gateway Project reaches 15 percent design phase; Estimate for remediation and demolition to cost between $12 and $16 million.
• After ACS takeover, GCI has no immediate plans for improving Skagway’s service.
• Proposed leash law headed for Public Safety committee.
• Alaska’s ferry funding still remains uncertain.
Skagway’s Hailey Jensen (21) makes a pass to fellow guard Madison Cox (24) in the team’s down-the-wire game against Hoonah at region tourney in Sitka. See report on pages 6-7. Jeff Brady
• BOROUGH DIGEST: Assembly agrees to learn more about fiber optic cable; White Pass and AIDEA leases still in the works; Skagway Rec. Center to expand to the east.
• SCHOOL REPORT: State Poetry Out Loud; Skagway competes in MATHCOUNTS, Junior high students to travel to Fairbanks for state finals.
• ARTS BEAT: PArtists selected for Chilkoot Trail Residency.
• SPORTS & REC.: Panthers finish off memorable hoop season, Both teams end season winless, girls get close in finale.
Next issue is March 27, 2015 (deadline: March 23).
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