Category: People of Skagway

Women of Skagway

“There is no use trying to discourage them, our wills are strong and courage unfailing,” Annie Hall Strong wrote in The Skaguay News in 1897, according to the National Park Service.

‘He chose to go above and beyond’

For Christmas, before Skagway resident Donovan Henson shipped out, his sisters Karissa Dissinger and Amanda Sangare gave him a small, silver token to keep with him – a guardian angel with a prayer inscribed on the back.

PRIME TIME: Skagway artist featured on ‘Blue Collar Millionaire’

Alaska is a place for people driven to do what they love, notes Skagway resident Bruce Schindler, and he loves to carve and restore mammoth ivory pulled from Alaskan soil. That passion, which has become his livelihood, has landed him on national television.

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