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Skagway, Alaska is located in Skagway Hoonah Angoon County. Zip codes in Skagway, AK include 99840. More Skagway information.

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4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

With tighter revenue, lawmakers should stop pushing ludicrous megaprojects

OPINION: Alaska looks like it'll be facing tighter budgets no matter what it decides to do with oil taxes, so our Legislature should just stop throwing money at improbable megaprojects.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Wisconsin Gazette

Following the Klondike Gold Rush Trail

Disembarking from our Holland America cruise ship in Skagway, Alaska, we didn't realize that our upcoming detour through the Yukon Territory would follow the trail of the most important U.S. event to occur on Canadian soil since the War of 1812.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Uncontested Juneau races make for quiet election

According to unofficial results from the Alaska Division of Elections , Democratic Sen. Dennis Egan received 4,779 votes in his uncontested primary in Senate District Q. Egan, who caucused with the Alaska Senate's Republican-led majority for the past two years, will face Republican Tom Williams in the November general election.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily-Jeff.com

Hello, Jeffland

While on a cruise to Alaska and Canada, Bill and Renee Roe enjoyed visits to Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway Alaska and Victoria, British Columbia.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Investigation finds burst water pipe led to Skagway dock sinking

In hindsight, maybe it wasn't such a good idea to drill holes in the Skagway public dock's watertight compartments.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

With no primary election races, Juneau House candidates look to November

None of the candidates to represent Juneau in the state House of Representatives next year have challengers in this month's primary election.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

CBC News

Newlyweds' Yukon bike trip ends after bride takes a fall

A good samaritan from Whitehorse is helping a couple whose honeymoon bicycle trip ended early due to the bride sustaining injuries in a fall.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

State issues Alaska Class ferry RFP to Vigor

The Alaska Department of Transportation has released a Request for Proposals to the Ketchikan shipyard for construction of the Alaska Class dayboat.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Train operator: Track failure caused derailment

The operator of a popular Alaska vintage tourist train says a track-switching failure caused a recent derailment that left 23 people with minor injuries.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

KFQD-AM Anchorage

Train operator: Track failure caused derailment

The operator of a popular Alaska vintage tourist train says a track-switching failure caused a recent derailment that left 23 people with minor injuries.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Railroad says switch failure caused derailment in Southeast Alaska

Twenty-three people suffered minor injuries when two White Pass & Yukon Route locomotives and four passenger cars went off the tracks on top of a mountain near the Canada-Alaska border on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Yahoo!

Alaska's embarrassment of riches

The name Alaska derives from a native Aleut word meaning "great land" and the State is indeed a great and unusual place.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Antique cars find an unlikely home in Interior community of Fairbanks

Museum docent Paul Tekin dusts the fender of a 1904 Franklin in the repair shop of the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

APRN

Earthquake Rattles Southeast Alaska, Likely Damaging Communications Network

Mother Nature rattled Northern Southeast this morning with and magnitude 5.9 earthquake and several dozen aftershocks.

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Seattle Times

Alaska’s Klondike tourist train to resume after derailment

The White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad travels near Skagway, Alaska. Riding the train is the most popular shore excursion for cruise ships that sail each summer to Alaska.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

APRN

Alaska News Nightly: July 24, 2014

It was standing-room only at an Anchorage debate on whether to keep the new capped oil tax rate or to switch back to a system where the rate goes up along with the profits.

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