Category: Local

Survey finds 52% support for floating dock on Lower Lake

By Leigh Armstrong Early results for Skagway’s recreation survey show that responders are split on the idea of adding a floating dock at Lower Lake for kayak rentals. As of the Sept. 23 tally, 52 percent of the survey takers...

Moore Bridge replacement is almost ready for full use

By Leigh Armstrong The replacement for the William Henry Moore Bridge is nearing completion, with paving and final touches underway the week of Sept. 23.  The new bridge is in use, but traffic is one way and being guided by...

Bear spotted around town near the airport and Alaska Street

A large bear was reported walking around different parts of town on Sept. 25. The police received reports of a large bear on 8th Avenue and Alaska Street, and also walking near the airport. Police Chief Ray Leggett investigated...

Diocese finds ‘credible evidence’ of sexual misconduct

By Leigh Armstrong After a nine-month investigation, the Catholic Diocese of Juneau “determined that there is credible evidence” that seven men who served the diocese in the past 60 years “engaged in sexual misconduct against...

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