Next Issue: March 9
Skagway News Headlines
Following receipt of a letter from the Holland America Group proposing an economic collaboration in Skagway’s port, the Borough Assembly has voted to suspend the recently-approved memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the municipality and the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad.
New protocols on student cell phone use recently came down from Skagway’s school and caused a noticeable hullabaloo on Facebook – and few things in this town catch the attention like a post on Skagway Swap with hundreds of comments.
This week we see what local students have been up to, and look a recent decision by APOC on a 2017 borough assembly candidate.
This week in Borough Briefs the Assembly takes a first look at the uplands management for the Nahku Bay area, a pair of committees continues to examine parking and traffic flow and the Elder Care Committee works on a senior center business plan.
A replacement request for Skagway’s ferry terminal took a priority spot in the borough’s comments and response to the 2018-2021 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).
The Juneau Community Foundation and the Brady family of Skagway have announced that the Margaret Frans Brady Fund will make available up to $7,500 in scholarship funding in 2018 for qualifying area students who are pursuing artistic excellence. Applications for the 2018 arts scholarship are requested.
This week in Borough Briefs, the Assembly approves resolutions supporting accessible gardening and fruit and nut tree-planting initiatives, the Elder Care Committee begins drafting a business plan and more.