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  1. Juneau road proposal draws heated public responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The long-contentious road north from Juneau may be taking a new higher profile, even a national profile, as groups for and against the road have worked to turn the Alaska Department of Transportation's public comment process on the road into a referendum on the project. That process drew a surprising 42,746 comments on the $574 million project to extend the Juneau road system 50.8 miles up Lynn Canal toward Skagway and Haines.

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  2. State files for Juneau Access construction permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... terminal at the Katzehin River. From there, ferries would transport vehicles and passengers to and from Haines and Skagway. The total estimated cost of the project is more than $570 million. The Federal Highway Administration would pay for the bulk ...

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  3. Sports & RecreationRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Skagway News

    ... and how we treat others and each other," Schmidt said. "No matter what we're doing, we're making it known that Skagway brings a certain level of character and positivity." Schmidt noted the Panthers are a young team, with only two seniors and one ...

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  4. State still plans spring spraying on POWRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... and drinking water. Communities such as Thorne Bay and Petersburg have passed resolutions opposing herbicide use. Skagway approved an ordinance prohibiting the application of herbicides, and Petersburg is considering a similar measure. A bill ...

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  5. Ambassadors and All-Stars put on show for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... ty leaders are trying to do. After being in Penticton, the Harlem Ambassadors were in Whitehorse Dec. 2 then head to Skagway, Alaska for Dec.3. Their tour takes a break starting Dec. 15 after visiting Juneau, Anchorage.

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  6. Comment period on Juneau Access ends TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... unmanned ferry terminal would be built. Ferries would transport vehicles and passengers between Katzehin, Haines and Skagway. That option is estimated to cost about $523 million for road construction, and new ferry terminal and vessel construction ...

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  7. Dueling studies fuel debate over need, cost of Juneau road projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to the Katzehin River, where a new ferry terminal would be built. That would shorten the ferry ride to Haines and Skagway at the head of the fjord. Dueling studies are justifying and questioning demand for travel in Lynn Canal, as well as the ...

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  8. TWC Enterprises Limited Announces Cancellation of DRIP and Stock Option PlanRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Market Wire

    ... at 45 locations, in Ontario, Quebec and Florida. TWC is also engaged in rail, tourism and port operations based in Skagway, Alaska, which operate under the trade name "White Pass & Yukon Route." The railway stretches approximately 177 kilometres ...

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  9. Wellgreen Platinum Completes $9.1 Million Equity FinancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Market Wire

    ... Africa or Russia. The property is accessed by paved highway leading to year round deep sea ports in Haines and Skagway, Alaska. Wellgreen Platinum Ltd. has an experienced management team with a track record of value creation through successful large ...

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  10. Reading the North: Alaska watercolors, new Edie Kiglatuk mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... a fraternal order that emerged from the Klondike Gold Rush, established itself in 1899 in the boomtowns of Skagway, Bennett, Atlin and Dawson City and then spread into the Alaska Interior, all the way to Nome. In this captivating history by Ashley ...

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  11. Tackling your bucket list doesn't require giant leapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... it is never too late to pursue your dreams," he wrote about what became a 30-day bicycle journey from Bellingham to Skagway, Alaska. The scenery was breathtaking, the cycling was frigid - sipping from a flask of whiskey helped - and people, ...

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  12. Public shut out of power rate increase talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... cover higher costs mostly associated with infrastructure and administration. The rate increase would affect Haines, Skagway, a handful of other small Southeast towns and several communities near Tok. At that April meeting, Garrett said the process ...

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  13. Proposed Juneau road is a bad idea no matter who ends up governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... forward. We know local communities don't want the Juneau road extension (at recent hearings in Juneau, Haines and Skagway, opposition ricocheted through the fjord louder than ever). We know spending over half a billion dollars on the road is double ...

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  14. Comment period extended for Juneau AccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... period. The original period was scheduled to end Nov. 10. Three public meetings were held in Juneau, Haines and Skagway. No more public meetings will be held during the extended comment period, but it will allow residents, groups and agencies more ...

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  15. Legal pot use soon a short drive away for YukonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | CBC News

    ... use for people 21 and over. That will include Yukoners who often cross the border to visit communities like Skagway and Haines. People can already buy and use pot in Colorado and the state of Washington, but it won't be available to buy in Alaska ...

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  16. Nearly 5,000 vote early or absentee in Juneau's two districts so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Voters are casting ballots for governor, U.S. Senate, U.S. House and state legislature, as well as three initiatives and three judges. In the local races, Republican Peter Dukowitz is running against Democratic Rep. Sam Kito III for House District 33, which encompasses downtown Juneau, Douglas, Gustavus, Haines, Skagway and Klukwan.

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  17. Petersburg opposes pesticide, herbicide regulation changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... their last meeting voted to draft an ordinance to send a stronger message. The assembly looked at an ordinance that Skagway passed which would limit the applications of pesticides and herbicides within the Skagway borough that aren't state lands. ...

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  18. B.C. mines concern some-not all-candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Democrat Sam Kito. He's seeking to retain his House District 33 seat, which includes parts of his hometown, Haines, Skagway and nearby cities. "They have kept us informed, or they have kept the state informed, different mining companies as they move ...

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  19. Retracing Klondike miners' golden Read the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | SFGate

    Skagway was the first city incorporated in Alaska and the first to have electricity and is the location of the state's first railroad line. While the miners had to hike it, visitors today can take an excursion train from Skagway up to the Canadian border near Whitehorse.

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  20. Williams challenges Egan in race for Juneau's senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    After five years in the state capitol, Democratic Sen. Dennis Egan is facing opposition. He's running against Republican Tom Williams for Senate District Q, which represents Juneau, Gustavus, Haines, Klukwan and Skagway.

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