Skagway Newswire (Page 8)

Skagway Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Second Skagway rockslide in under 2 weeks; ships relocatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A rockslide early this morning near the north end of Skagway's largest cruise dock will close the railroad dock for the rest of the day, the dock's operator said in a statement. This is the second slide near the railroad dock in just a couple weeks.

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  2. Leaving the summer for a taste of winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... sun, when the sun doesn't set. didn't have to go overseas to get a taste of winter when they took a cruise to Skagway, Alaska. The twins and sister Katie are experienced travelers: The kids have only 17 more states to go to have seen all of the ...

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  3. Two finalists for Alaska Teacher of the Year call the Interior homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... learning group. The other finalists are Kent Fielding, who teaches high school English and history in the Skagway School District, and Ben Walker, who teaches seventh-grade science, as well as applied technology, robots and media technology in the ...

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  4. Rockslide draws attention to potential hazard looming over Skagway cruise dockRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Tourists walk on Skagway's railroad dock in summer of 2016. The cliff, where a rockslide occurred Aug. 26, is adjacent to Skagway's biggest cruise ship dock.

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  5. Yes, babies and backpacking go togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Chilkoot, hoping that other friends with babies would want to go, too." The Chilkoot Trail stretches from Dyea near Skagway up and over steep, rocky Chilkoot Pass on the way to Lake Bennett, British Columbia. Managed by the National Park Service on ...

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  6. Borough Briefs Aug. 25Read the original story

    Aug 28, 2017 | The Skagway News

    ... In English language arts, the statewide percentage of students at proficient or advanced levels was 38.3 percent. In Skagway, the number for language arts was at 89.3 percent. For mathematics, the statewide percentage was at 31.7 percent; Skagway's ...

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  7. Airplane passengers survive emergency water landingRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2017 | The Skagway News

    A wheeled Alaska Seaplanes Cessna 207 carrying four people made an emergency water landing during a Skagway to Juneau flight in the morning on Aug. 14. The four passengers, and the pilot, survived with no injuries, according to a press release from Alaska Seaplanes. The plane took off that morning in Haines, came to Skagway to pick up additional passengers and then headed for Juneau.

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  8. Heard on the Wind Aug. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | The Skagway News

    ... off at the News Depot on Broadway and we will enter you in our final monthly drawing for both volumes of Best of the Skagway Police Blotter, Vols 1 and 2 , featuring the best of "Heard on the Wind." Our August winner is Grandma Ginny Cochran!

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  9. It's about the journey, not the destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | The Skagway News

    During the Klondike Gold Rush, the Chilkoot Trail was used by stampeders to travel from Skagway to Lake Bennett, British Columbia. In those days, men, women and children carried their "ton of goods" for 33 grueling miles, taking them up more than 3,000 feet in elevation gain.

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  10. Fire & Police Blotter Aug. 6-Aug. 21Read the original story

    Aug 25, 2017 | The Skagway News

    ... The business was contacted by an officer. Police responded to a complaint of juveniles using stink bombs near the Skagway Recreational Center. Unable to locate the suspects. A report of a possible fire on the Dyea Road was reported. It was ...

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  11. Ask a Climatologist: Rainy...even by Ketchikan standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | APRN

    ... with. Brian: Most of the rest of the state is above normal. There are some areas like Nome, Kotzebue, Haines and Skagway that are a little bit below normal. But then there are a lot of places that are way above normal. So most of the mainland, ...

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  12. LETTER: We get little from cruise industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Squamish Chief

    ... for the town. All those tourists hitting the local souvenir shops cause cash registers to ring. But on a trip to Skagway, Alaska a few years ago (not by cruise ship), I found out from the locals that very little money stays in town. The cruise ...

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  13. Southeast in Sepia: President Hardinga s visit to SkagwayRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    It's a pleasant July morning in 1923, as three ships pull into the Skagway harbor. The passengers are on a cruise through Alaskan waters, having left Juneau early that morning.

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

    Aug 22, 2017 | 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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  15. Sidelined ferry bid deadline delayed - againRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | 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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  16. Alaska unemployment rate up slightly in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | 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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  17. What's Happening the week of Aug. 16-22Read the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | 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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  18. Passenger recalls emergency landingRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | 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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  19. Passenger recalls emergency plane landing near Alaska islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | 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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  20. Five rescued after plane crashRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | 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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