Author: Daniel Fox

Borough Briefs Feb. 9

This week in Borough Briefs we cover a proposed fee for municipal labor at the incinerator, a drive to get water and sewer over the bridge and a new ad hoc committee set up by the Mayor to work on a business plan for the senior center.

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FFL season wraps with two local teams competing at Anchorage

By DAN FOX EDITOR Skagway’s pair of FIRST LEGO League robotics teams recently traveled north to Anchorage to compete in the annual FFL Invitational on Jan. 17. Teams Prickles and Lily Inc. had both come off of strong showings at the Juneau Jamboree; Prickles took the much-vied for Champions Award, and Lily Inc. was awarded the trophy for Top Robot Design. Hopes were high that Anchorage results would also be stellar, but Prickles coaches Andy and Mindy Miller said their kids’ robot got temperamental the day before Prickles left for the invitational. “We went into it feeling really confident,...

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