Skagway Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Local residents organize fundraiser for Cancer ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | The Skagway News

    Local cyclist Bruce Weber is logging the miles he rides this summer, and asking folks to pledge money by the mile in a fundraiser, which will be donated to Cancer Connection. Folks from Skagway, or any town in Southeast Alaska, can attest that the cost of having a medical issue and needing to travel for it can be very expensive compared to those who live in bigger cities.

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  2. What's Happening the week of June 7-13Read the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    ... A tribute to John Williams. Costumes encouraged. Tickets available at the JACC, Hearthside Books and at the door. SKAGWAY- Duff's Skagway Marathon, Saturday, June 10. One of the hardest, most rewarding marathon in North America. The marathon runs up ...

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  3. In Southeast Alaska, The Ferry System Is A LifelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... short one, but some of the southeast runs are well over 24 hours. You'll get on in Ketchikan at 1 pm and get off in Skagway at 6 pm the next day. The kids pile on the ferry and spread sleeping bags out on the deck floor. "It's a big slumber party," ...

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  4. Pioneer Seward Doctor: A Story in Glass BottlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Seward City News

    ... had a passion for the Klondike. Loading up goods and bringing along wife Mina, the couple made their way to rustic Skagway, Alaska. Dr. Baughman practiced medicine in the wild and raucous town from 1899 to 1904. Tragically during this time the young ...

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  5. Smoke-free workplaces bill deserves supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The danger of secondhand smoke is not a new concern in Alaska. The city of Bethel went smoke-free in 1998 and, since then, Nome, Unalaska, Anchorage, Haines, Juneau, Valdez, Klawock, Skagway, Petersburg and Palmer have passed local laws supporting smoke-free air in all workplaces.

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  6. Bridge replacement on Klondike Highway beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | The Skagway News

    ... completion by Aug. 31, 2018. The bridge, which sits approximately at milepost 9.5 on the Klondike Highway between Skagway and the Canadian border, is too narrow, and does not meet current highway standards, according to Meadow Bailey, public ...

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  7. Red Carpet Concert: The QuaintrellesRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... their song "Rolling Stone" at the Alaskan Hotel . The two are spending their summer at the Red Onion Saloon in Skagway. Watch other Red Carpet Concerts with Marian Call and Laura Zahasky , as well as last year's Alaska Folk Festival guest artist The ...

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  8. What's happening the week of May 24-30Read the original story

    May 24, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    ... Ivey is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated author who is known for "The Snow Child" and "To the Bright Edge of the World." Skagway - North Words Writers Symposium, May 31-June 3. Four days in Skagway and Dyea spent on writing workshops, and engaging with ...

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  9. A one-night stand invited me on a road trip. What could go wrong?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... we would certainly feel like family by the finish line. I slept for most of the six-hour ferry ride from Juneau to Skagway, Alaska, which connected us from the island to the mainland. The fluffy trails were brimming with snow. But when we spotted ...

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  10. 2017 Juneau TourSaver App Is Now Available for Alaska Travelers...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... There also are apps available for the entire Inside Passage region, with companion passes in Ketchikan, Haines and Skagway. Also available: the statewide edition of the Alaska TourSaver . More details: Things To Do In Juneau with TourSaver Choose an ...

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  11. As states tighten restrictions on ivory, Skagway carvers worry about the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | APRN

    ... under federal law. But, non-Native carvers who only work with fossilized ivory are not shielded in the same way. In Skagway, where thousands of cruise visitors stop each summer, there is a small but significant group of ivory carvers and sellers who ...

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  12. 4.2 magnitude earthquake hits near Yukon, B.C. borderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | CBC News

    ... A 4.2 magnitude earthquake originated in British Columbia's far northwest, approximately 81-kilometres northwest of Skagway, Alaska and 135-kilometres southwest of Whitehorse. Just felt a short little #earthquake in Whitehorse that shook my house... ...

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  13. Oregon woman accused of stealing $300K from Skagway tribal organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Oregon woman faces federal charges for allegedly embezzling about $300,000 from Skagway Traditional Council, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Alaska. Delia Commander, 63, has been charged with four counts of embezzlement for allegedly stealing the money from the federally recognized tribal organization over four years, prosecutors said .

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  14. Dempster Highway fibre optic line cost could soar to $80M, twice the original estimateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | CBC News

    ... The territory is also considering a second possible route for the fibre line, along the South Klondike Highway to Skagway Alaska, then on to Seattle. If the government chooses that 150 kilometre route from Whitehorse, it would only own the line as ...

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  15. The Canada, a Klondike gold rush shipwreck in Nahku BayRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    At first glance she's merely a stain on the beach visible only at low tide at the head of Nahku Bay, also known as Long Bay or Fortune Bay during the Klondike gold rush, some four miles from Skagway by the Dyea Road. The Canada, however, is far more than that.

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  16. Alaska had more visitors last summer than ever beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the report said. Most people chose Southeast as their destination, with the cruise ports in Juneau, Ketchikan and Skagway as the most-visited spots in the state last summer. The numbers include people who are visiting for a variety of reasons, ...

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  17. Your North: Best reader photos from the week of May 8Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | CBC News

    ... to her, almost worked!" (submitted by Herman Kaglik) Yukon's White Pass is still white, but the leaves are out in Skagway, Alaska. Doug Gee took this inviting photo at the Yukon/Alaska border on the South Klondike Highway. (submitted by Doug Gee) ...

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  18. 2017 Margaret Frans Brady Scholarship recipients announcedRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | The Skagway News

    The Juneau Community Foundation and the Brady family of Skagway have announced that the Margaret Frans Brady Fund has awarded $7,000 in scholarship funding in 2017 for the following qualifying area students who are pursuing artistic excellence: a Kara Whitehead, Skagway - Kara is a member of Skagway High's accomplished Drama, Debate and Forensics team. Her powerful speech on ALS and her family's experience with the disease won every meet she entered this past school year, including a state championship in expository speaking.

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  19. Funding for pro-road group approved by Juneau AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | APRN

    ... Project, which would extend Juneau's road system by 50 miles up Lynn Canal and shorten the ferry connection to Skagway. The 6-3 majority's enthusiasm for the road isn't matched by Gov. Bill Walker's administration, which pulled the plug on the $574 ...

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  20. Police & Fire Blotter: April 26-May 8Read the original story

    May 12, 2017 | The Skagway News

    ... dog. Information was gathered regarding the situation and was passed on to an officer. The officer noted that the Skagway Municipal Code does address barking dogs. Dispatch notified the dog's owner of the complaint. A local resident reported that ...

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