Category: Business

Store owners band together to make their voices heard

By Leigh Armstrong A new group of business owners has come together as the Skagway Business Association to push the voices of local business owners on issues with the municipality.  The SBA, currently headed by Kristine...

Expensive rents hard on downtown businesses

By Leigh Armstrong High rent is pushing some businesses farther up Broadway Street or off the street entirely.   Even though it’s prime real estate, the cost of having a business on Broadway is becoming prohibitive to small...

Alaska cities and boroughs learning to tax online sales

By Lilly Milman The Skagway Borough has received its first sales tax return from Amazon, which started collecting tax on many of its orders delivered into Alaska communities, including Skagway, on Jan. 1. The amount of tax...

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