April 11, 2014 • Vol. XXXVII, No. 6
Peter Pan to the Rescue
Peter Pan (Shane Sims) left, battles Captain Hook (Micah Cook) to free Wendy (Tatum Sager) and her brothers from captivity during the Skagway School musical staged last weekend. See more photos from Neverland in living color on the back page of our print edition.
Photo by Katie Emmets
Top Stories (now posted)
•Scott Hahn accepts borough manager job; contract details to be released upon signing, Hahn due to start work on April 21.
• Yukon firm looking at port for shipping oil from Eagle Plains
• Medevac membership legislation on move
SAVING SURVIVORS - Skagway grade school students hunker under their desks during the “Great Alaskan Shakeout” on March 27, the 50th anniversary of the great Alaska earthquake. Katie Emmets
• BOROUGH DIGEST: Gateway Project RFP to go out this month; Muni. supports new winter ferry schedule; Assembly eyes 15-acrew parcel for recycling, solid waste facility.
• SCHOOL REPORT: Coughran signs new 3-year superintendent contract; School submits $2.478 million operating budget; Calendar approved for 2014-15.
• ARTS FEATURE: Kendall Nordin shows art in Anchorage.
• ARTSBEAT: Artists in Residence coming in April; Spring Art Show, Folk Festival next weekend; Artists selected for Chilkoot Trail residency.
• SPORTS & REC: Twenty-two students on track team.
Next issue is April 25, 2014 (deadline April 21).
• Skaguay Alaskan 2014 Visitor Guide advertising rates & info (pdf) CLOSED: APRIL 15, 2014. Watch for the Alaskan on the streets of Skagway on May 1 and inserted in the May 9 News. Call 907-983-2354 or email us if you want an ad in the 2014 second edition (deadline June 20).
You can link to the Alaskan's list of local attractions and more at the bottom of this page. Look for our new book of Alaskan historical features and photos, Skagway: City of the New Century.
SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION (NEW)
Annual Subscriptions Outside Skagway and Dyea (new prices went into effect Jan. 1, 2014 - if you received a renewal card recently with old rates, those will be honored): $45 second class Alaska, Canada's Yukon, and Lower 48 (slowest method) - $55 first class anywhere in North America (fastest method) - $65 first class elsewhere worldwide. To subscribe, call 907-983-2354 with your address and credit card information, or mail a check to The Skagway News, PO Box 498, Skagway, AK 99840.
Single copy price of The Skagway News is now $1.50 retail. Add another $2 for postage if all you want is a single issue mailed to you. Local subscriptions are now $30 per year.