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Buckwheat International 2019

Mo Michaels puts the finishing touches on Aldyn Brudie’s makeup. PHOTO BY LEIGH ARMSTRONGMadeline...

Yuletide begins in Skagway

Kids gather round to check out the toys brought by Billi Clem for the Holiday Bazaar.Jodie Brown...


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Skagway News Headlines

Borough waits on attorney general for trapping decision

By Leigh Armstrong With Skagway’s trapping code deemed unfit by the Alaska Board of Game, the municipality is waiting to hear from the state attorney general on how to proceed.  In January, the Game Board turned down...

Assembly orders appraisal update

Leigh Armstrong The borough assembly has requested an update of the 2018 valuation conducted by a national appraisal firm of the White Pass & Yukon Route waterfront property, as the municipality continues to debate how much...

Opinion: Rethinking Permanent Fund dividend formula

By Larry Persily When my father was teaching me to repair a printing press — yes, it was 50 years ago, before printers gave way to bloggers — he would tell me to fix all the underlying problems rather that doing just enough to...