August 29, 2014 • Vol. XXXVII, No. 15
Nightwatch on the Main Drag
The annual “Drag Show” at the Red Onion was simulcast on the wall of the historic saloon for an overflow crowd outside on the street last Saturday night. The season’s arts beat has been in full swing. See more arts photos and news on page 6 of our print edition.
Photo by Doug Olynyk
Top Stories (coming later this week)
• Five-star school rating for Skagway; Better attendance moves local district into top tier of Alaska schools.
• Compromise reached on herbicide limits.
• Races ahead for assembly, school board candidates.
• AIDEA meeting sets parameters for Gateway Project
• Recent deer sightings in area surprise locals, ADF&G
Logan Ward swings from a pole while other kids run and play at the annual Welcome Back to School BBQ. See more photos from the start of the school year on the back page. - Katie Emmets
• BOROUGH DIGEST: Voters could see bonding prop. on October ballot; Rapuzzi Committee begins work; Tribal wildlife grant support; Photo: Assembly gets iced for ALS.
• STATE ELECTION NEWS: Primary results from Skagway; Tom Williams challenges State Sen. Dennis Egan.
• SCHOOL REPORT: Sen. Murkowski to visit; Aide sought for pre-school; Coach hired, more needed.
• ARTS BEAT: African Children's Choir performs; SE State Fair winners; MFB fall grant period opens.
• SPORTS & REC.: Klondike Road Relay, SHS Cross Country previews.
• FISH THIS!: A gathering of friends who also fish.
• HEARD ON THE WIND: Many tour ramblings...
Next issue is September 12, 2014 (deadline: Sept. 8).
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