Category: Local

Remembering the Princess Sophia

With a year and a half of work under its belt, the Princess Sophia Ad Hoc Committee has made headway towards its goal: A tandem set of displays providing information on the worst maritime tragedy to occur on the west coast of the United States.

Veterans Day

Whether it comes in the form of a plate of cookies, a sit-down dinner at the Elks or quilts made to honor those who’ve served, Skagway veterans have recently been on the receiving end of some heartfelt gratitude for their service to the country.

Historic Structures

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.

Distillery Trouble

In August, the nine spirit distilleries in Alaska received an advisory from the Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office (AMCO), which called for them to cease serving cocktails made with off-site ingredients.

Construction Update

Construction work on the Captain William Henry Moore Bridge replacement project is proceeding as planned, with weather being the only factor as to how much longer crews will be able to continue their efforts this season.