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Yuletide begins in Skagway

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

Body Vox Performance Dance

Dancers at the Body Vox performance used dance, in conjunction with light and audio to create an...

Fun at Fall Festival 2018

Lara Labesky looks on as Tina Cyr offers hilarious advice to Denny Bousson at her Fall Festival...

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Skagway News Headlines

March special election candidate preview

With the passing of Mayor Monica Carlson, Skagway is scheduled to have a special election on March 19. Two candidates, Andrew Cremata and Dave Hunz, filed with the borough and are slated to be on the ballot. The Skagway News...

Amazon charges Alaskans sales tax

Residents in Alaska are starting to see sales tax on their Amazon.com purchases, something commonplace in the rest of the United States, but newly implemented here. Reports through Skagway confirmed that Amazon has started...

Borough Briefs Jan. 25

Port Commission term limits and updates on the borough manager search in Borough Briefs.

Tazlina set to replace Fairweather Ferry in May

The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) announced that the Tazlina Ferry is set to replace the Fairweather in May. Late in 2018, AMHS had indicated that the Tazlina was going to be delayed until winter 2019. AMHS made the...

Dahl awarded for community focus

The Dahl Memorial Clinic has received the Primary Care Quality Excellence Award from the Mountain Pacific Quality Health Association. The award, which is given for primary clinics displaying an excellent performance and...

Mayor Monica Carlson and mother killed in bus accident

Skagway Mayor Monica Carlson and her mother were both struck by a bus in Washington, D.C. and killed, according to a report from NBC Washington. The crash happened near the National Archives around 10 p.m. EST. Both Carlson and...

Elks win $10K grant to start vitamin D awareness program

The Skagway Elks #431 have won their first ever Impact Grant from the Elks National Foundation. The grant will be used for a project called “Light for Skagway”, a health and educational program concerning vitamin D deficiency....

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