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  1. Budget cuts leave Skagway court without a local magistrateRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... rural courts. "We'll be looking at putting a judicial officer likely in Haines that would cover both Haines and Skagway," Stephens said. Instead of replacing both magistrate positions, Stephens said the plan is to eventually hire a full-time or ...

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  2. Sidelined ferry bid deadline delayed - againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... or shorter sailings. They're scheduled to come into service within the next two years, connecting Juneau, Haines and Skagway.

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  3. Alaska unemployment rate up slightly in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... 29 boroughs and census areas. Fishing and tourism led to job growth in Bristol Bay and Aleutians East and West and Skagway, which all had unemployment rates of under 3 percent. The Kusilvak Census area had the highest rate of unemployment at 24.5 ...

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  4. What's Happening the week of Aug. 16-22Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Capital City Weekly

    ... Aug. 21, 8-10:30 a.m., Patio of the Ketchikan Public Library. Experience a partial solar eclipse over Deer Mountain. Skagway- Garden City Market, Saturday, Aug. 19, 3-6 p.m., STC Building. Shop local. Those interested in selling contact Emily at ...

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  5. Passenger recalls emergency landingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... commuter plane was dropping. Dunbar was one of five people aboard the plane Monday morning when it was heading from Skagway to Juneau, Haines radio station KHNS reported. An engine failure prompted pilot Joshua Poirier to make an emergency landing ...

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  6. Passenger recalls emergency plane landing near Alaska islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | NewsOK.com

    Luck Dunbar was napping during a routine flight when he heard a loud noise, woke up and realized the commuter plane was dropping. Dunbar was one of five people aboard the plane Monday morning when it was heading from Skagway to Juneau, Haines radio station KHNS reported .

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  7. Five rescued after plane crashRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... Troopers say the Monday morning incident occurred near Coghlan Island a few miles from Juneau during a flight from Skagway. Troopers say the five occupants swam to shore after the engine of the Alaska Seaplanes Cessna T207 stopped properly ...

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  8. Skagway resident sentenced to prison for tax charges is running for Assembly againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Skagway resident who was sentenced to a year in prison on federal tax charges has filed to run for borough Assembly. Dan Henry resigned from the Assembly last fall in order to report to federal prison.

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  9. 5 rescued after Alaska plane makes emergency landingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Alaska State Troopers say the Monday morning incident occurred near Coghlan Island a few miles from Juneau during a flight from Skagway.

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  10. Commuter flight makes emergency water landing in Juneau area, occupants unharmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Four passengers and a pilot are unharmed after an Alaska Seaplanes aircraft made an emergency landing in the water in the Juneau area this morning. The flight originated in Haines around 5:30 a.m. It made a routine stop in Skagway to pick up additional passengers before continuing on to Juneau.

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  11. Plane sinks after emergency water landing near Juneau; passengers safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    A small plane sank after ditching in the water near Juneau Monday when a mechanical issue stopped the engine, state troopers say. According to a troopers dispatch posted Monday, a 1974 Cessna T207 on wheels operated by Alaska Seaplanes departed Skagway and was due to arrive in Juneau at 6:30 a.m. Monday.

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  12. Dressed to impress: RCMP's Musical Ride visits YukonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | CBC News

    ... Canada as part of Canada 150 events. The show has three performances this weekend in Whitehorse before heading to Skagway, Alaska. From hockey to horses: Volunteers helped transform #Whitehorse 's Takhini arena into a stable for the RCMP Musical ...

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  13. Borough Briefs Aug. 11Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 12 | The Skagway News

    A resolution accepting the numerous studies provided by Port Consultant Moffatt & Nichol was approved by the Borough Assembly on Aug. 3. The resolution encompasses five studies: a short term needs analysis, a port governance review, a port environmental and regulatory compliance analysis, a port economic analysis and a market value appraisal. Representatives from Moffatt & Nichol have held a string of presentations on these reports since mid-June, which cover a number of facets focused around Skagway's port.

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  14. Women of SkagwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | The Skagway News

    "There is no use trying to discourage them, our wills are strong and courage unfailing," Annie Hall Strong wrote in The Skaguay News in 1897, according to the National Park Service. Skagway - both in its history and today - is filled with women who have broken molds, taken leadership roles and undergone risks.

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  15. Turning up in unusual places: Arctic terns nest at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | The Skagway News

    Skies above Skagway play host to an impressive and interesting array of avians - among them, the nimble arctic terns continue to be observed by the Skagway Bird Club and other local ornithologists. "I think that they're incredibly graceful fliers," Shelby Surdyk, an avian technician with the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, said.

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  16. Arts Beat: Music For Maggio fundraiser returnsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 11 | The Skagway News

    The Skagway Arts Council presents Music for Maggio on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 5-9 p.m. at the Dedman Stage. Bring the whole family out for an evening full of fun and live music.

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  17. Vehicular accident in DyeaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Skagway News

    A call to the Skagway Emergency Dispatch was received at approximately 11 a.m. on Aug. 9 reporting that a Unimog passenger touring vehicle had went off a road at the Alaska Excursions Dog Camp at 10 Mile Dyea Road.

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  18. Nearly 30 people hurt in Skagway tour accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    According to a news release from the city, a Unimog touring vehicle went off the road about 11 a.m. at the Alaska Excursions Dog Camp. Twenty-five of 28 people transported to the local Dahl Memorial Clinic were treated and released.

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  19. TWC Enterprises Limited Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results and Eligible Cash DividendRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | Market Wire

    ... courses at 41 locations in Ontario, Quebec and Florida. TWC is also engaged in rail and port operations based in Skagway, Alaska, which operate under the trade name "White Pass & Yukon Route." The railway stretches approximately 110 kilometres (67.5 ...

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  20. Dead whale wedged on cruise shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... also noting that the ship would leaveKetchikan on schedule for its next scheduled stop at Juneau, before sailing to Skagway. Originally departing on Aug. 6 from San Francisco for a 10-day roundtrip cruise, the Grand Princess came to port at about ...

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