Category: Local

No injuries from small fire after oil leak in train engine

By Leigh Armstrong An oil leak in a train engine caught fire on Monday but had extinguished itself by the time Skagway firefighters arrived. The train was carrying passengers  but the small fire never escaped the engine and...

Electronic sign tracks State Street speeders

By Leigh Armstrong In response to complaints of speeding on State Street, Skagway police put up an electronic speed-tracking sign near the Garden City RV Park that displays miles per hour. They put up the sign the week of June...

July in history: The first plane lands in Skagway in 1922

By Lilly Milman It was almost 100 years ago that the first plane landed in Skagway. The first plane to ever touch down was piloted by Clearance Oliver Prest, who landed on a makeshift airfield near Sylvester’s Wharf at about...

State wants assessment of needed repairs at ore terminal

By Leigh Armstrong  With the anticipated reopening of the Minto Mine, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority is looking for a repairs assessment and maintenance plan for the state-owned ore terminal. It...

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