Archived Top Stories: 2002

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• December 24, 2002: AP&T files for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, New medical board elected, Tribal house construction and projects ahead for 2003, A great teacher forever remembered, Stan Selmer resigns City Council seat, Gov. Murkowski restarts Juneau Access EIS process and reinstates winter maintenance funds, Juneau Access editorial, SHS hoops preview, Obituaries: Elma McMillen and Lynne Ruff, Santa Train photos.

• December 13, 2002: Council bails out clinic; City, state, federal, Native agencies confer on Dyea flood control; Tina Cyr honored with Helen B. Clark Award; Long-time teachers pass away; Tagish metorite still a mystery, Yuletide and Christmas Concert photos, Wrestling and Volleyball regional results, John Carlson obituary.

• November 22, 2002: Tank site remediation enters new phase; Dyea Road safety work funded; Mayor applies for Dyea disaster funds; Ballots out for Skagway Medical Corp. board; School radio class and mock trial; 'What the Heck' turkeys; Boyd Worley J-High Tourney; Emitt Soldin obituary.

• November 8, 2002: Medical Board election thrown out, Local Boundary Commission denies appeal: Skagway will go to court, Earthquake shakes up Skagway, Corringtons take appeal to court, Belisle appointed to school board, How Skagway voted Nov. 5, Wrestling and volleyball updates.

• October 25, 2002: AP&T behind but not down, State election preview, Silver salmon run, Two men apply for school board, SDC awarded grant, Author John Reynolds Gardiner, Volleyball trip from hell, What the Heck searches for missle.

• October 11, 2002: Election 2002 - Catsi, Selmer on council; Fairbanks, Maggio join board, City approves Bounds settlement, NTSB releases plane crash report, Ellis re-elected board president, Board must fill Cochran's seat, Work begins on Railroad Dock extension, What the Heck: 7th Pasture, Teen Center opens, Mulvihill takes 9th in State X-C

• September 27, 2002: Clinic woes: administrator resigns, Latest Bob White museum proposal, SVFD gets grant and truck in same week, Security plan served Skagway well, Mulvihill takes Southeast title, Rec. Center improvements, Editorial and Heard on the Wind.

• September 13, 2002: Taps at Centennial Park for Sept. 11 victims and heroes, Boundary Commission denies Skagway Borough, Cougar makes appearance in Skagway, "Ten-foot-rule" unconstitutional, Hunz gets check - Bounds ges settlement, Corrington denied again, Election intros, Ferry changes ahead in 2003, "Heard on the Run" during Klondike Road Relay, Mulvhihill leads Panthers at X-C meets, "Heard on the Wind" gets electric, and Pullen Madness strikes our fish guy

• August 23, 2002: Sheep Camp flooded, Dyea flood work ongoing, Local Boundary Commission meeting Aug. 31, Corringtons reapply for addition, Garden Show winners, Few candidates file for city election, Softball four-peat, Fishing for the ladies, more "Heard on the Wind."

• August 9, 2002: SPECIAL REPORT: Dyea flood aftermath - city appropriates $250,000 for West Creek work, Pullen House annex burns to ground, Borough informational meeting turns into debate, Pullen Pond weir vandalized, Tlingit 'aunties' share herb culture, Inside the Skagway treatment plant, Softball playoffs, A.B. stick count and more things "Heard on the Wind."

• July 26, 2002: SPECIAL REPORT: Dyea residences flooded after moraine collapse above West Creek, Superintendent resignation and hiring, Report recommends against borough, Youth Bowling League caps off fun summer, "Strange Fate of the Clara Nevada", and Heard on the Wind.

• July 12, 2002: Fourth of July "American Heroes", Dyea Native Cemetery graves restored, Questers finally reach summit, Skagway team completes Yukon River Quest, Softball and Runaround results.

• June 28, 2002: Passengers on Fjordland felt impact of hitting Eldred Rock, Candidates set for August primary, Skagway team wins bike race division, AP&T's Dyea extension waiting for money and permits, Fishing for the Big One at Tagish Bridge, Canoe Race and Softball Tourney previews

• June 14, 2002: Quest for Gold starts off slow from Dyea,, DOT&PF lays off two in Skagway, Mahle heirs to wait until fall, Flood control project goes forward, Railroad Dock extension approved, Senior Sneak - part two, Climbers miss summit, Bike race preview, Fishing with Dad

• May 31, 2002: Mahle heirs seek 40 more acres in Native land claim, Graduation of the Class of 2002, A SHS senior's swan song, Quest for Gold TV series starts June 5, Climbing team tackles Mt. Foster, SHS Awards Night

• May 17, 2002: Bounds and city go to court: injunction denied, City lobbyists win passage of anti-annexation measure in Juneau, "Designated heretic" offers advice for tourist towns, Young man dies after collapsing on city street, Trails plan comes into focus

• April 26, 2002: Bounds gets temporary restraining order, Council approves lobbyists to push borough petition, Hotels standing sturdy for 2002, New magistrate coming from anchorage, Skagwellians? Skagwayans? Skagwegians?, Clean Sweep history, Fish this, Editorial and more...

• April 12, 2002: Clinic awarded Denali Grant, Bounds protest holds up payment to Hunz and Hunz, More gift shops in store for 2002, Windfest and Health Fair photo pages, folk and film festival previews

• March 29, 2002: Cases settled in Sept. saloon stabbing, Chamber told by Princess' Day that season appears bright, Glorious weather crowns Buckwheat Ski Classic, Region V Tourney game reports and Senior Season column, Sternwheeler coming in 2003. Windfest and health Fair previews.

• March 15, 2002: Bounds files formal protest over contract, Council approves conditional funding for SDC, Moratorium on more "animal-drawn conveyances", Museum Bd. nixes agreement for Veterans Park, City to cover school's expected budget shortfall, Ranger post Soldier Hollow, 2002 tourist season forecast, Editorial on Vet Park, SHS teams prep for tourney

• February 28, 2002: City addresses state fiscal gap, Iceworm lives again, Mayor apologizes to Bounds, SHS student nominated for West Point, Spelling Bee, Buckwheat Ski Classic and Windfest preview

•February 15, 2002: Snowed under: 40 tickets rile residents, All together now: Pool, senior housing, clinic grant?, Investment policy amended to 40 percent for equities, Contract confusion: Bounds won't sign, Hunz gets award

• January 25, 2002: Pilot killed in plane crash, NPS hopes to buy Rapuzzi collection, Possible ore shipment

• January 11, 2002: New city investment strategy, More changes for clinic, Klukwan, Inc. buys water taxi

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