February 28, 2014 • Vol. XXXVII, No. 3
'They Say the Neon Lights are Bright'
Residents of 8th Avenue watch the Northern Lights show together on February 18.
Photo by Doug Smith
Top Stories (now posted)
• MOU details examined: Former borough manager writes letter that forces deeper look into Muni./White Pass MOU terms
• Dyea Road expansion project to start after given the OK
• Kito starts representative duties; Legislature to tackle Juneau Access funding, education.
• Changes in works for Dyea with updated NPS area plan
WARM HELP ON SNOWY DAY - Mike O’Daniel helps dig out “Dyea” Dave McClelland’s car after Valentine’s Day weekend saw more than 18” of snow. Jeff Brady
• BOROUGH DIGEST: Trapping ordinance postponed again, ADF&G to give trapping presentation; Board of Appeals decision allows historic corner doors to move back to center of building; Power company protests all municipal petitions to intervene in tariff proceedings
• SCHOOL REPORT: Two Skagway teachers to leave after this year; School board adopts goals for next year; Science Fair photo report.
• ARTSBEAT: Music in March-April, play trip on tap
• SPORTS & REC: Four senior players recognized at last Skagway home game; Ski Club returns next two Saturdays, meet at Rec Center.
• OBITUARIES - Peter W. Sparks.
Next issue is March 14, 2014 (deadline March 10).
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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.
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