July 25, 2014 • Vol. XXXVII, No. 13
WP&YR Train Derails, Dips into Lake
Passengers on Wednesday afternoon’s Fraser train gather outside the cars that left the tracks following the derailment at the White Pass summit. All passengers on board were taken down by train, and 19 were taken to the clinic with non-serious injuries.
Photo courtesy of Judy Cable
Top Stories (coming soon)
• Car slides into lake after train derails on summit; No serious injuries among 23 taken to clinic.
• Assembly delays herbicide ordinance vote till Aug. 21.
• Study confirms Haines-Skagway ferry run has highest per mile fare in system; Juneau Access SEIS delayed further.
• AIDEA Board to discuss Gateway Project in Skagway.
• Engine 52 gets a new home.
The arrival of pink salmon last weekend is bringing out the bears. Two young grizzlies have been spotted evenings on the Dyea flats. Here, one stands watch while his buddy eats. Katie Emmets
• BOROUGH DIGEST: P&Z to review conditional use permits; Assembly considers abandoning easement for White Pass; New fines for alcohol consumption, noise, ATV parking.
• SPORTS & REC FEATURE: Amak Towing takes Skagway Softball crown again.
• FISH THIS!: A place in time.
• HEARD ON THE WIND: Wind gathering from Skagway to Ketchikan...
• OBITUARIES: Margaret Brown, Phil Bruehler.
Next issue is August 15, 2014 (deadline: Aug. 11).
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