February 27, 2015 issue

News Classified Ads cost 40 cents per word, $4 minimum. Ads must be pre-paid unless advertiser has a business account with the newspaper. Skagway residents may drop off ad and payment at the News Depot. Payment can be made by cash, check or credit card. Out-of-town ads must be pre-paid with a credit card and should be phoned in to 907-983-2354. All ads appear in our on-line edition for a minimum of two weeks. Next issue deadline: March 9.


ALASKA KNIFE & ULU store looking for 2 employees interested in outdoors, hunting, fishing, etc. Still openings for all retail stores. Contact:nancycorrington@gmail.com or call 907-983-3089. (2-8b)

PART TIME HELP NEEDED: Alaska Shoppe looking for mature local person to work part time as sales clerk this summer. Must have own housing. Hours/days negotiable. Competitive wage. Call Tony 513-675-3936. (2cb)

SKAGWAY ARTISIANS! The Skagway Development Corporation is expanding our “Made in Skagway” program and wants you to be a member. To join, please contact us at skagdev@aptalaska.net or 907-983-3414. Don’t be left out of our summer publications, we look forward to hearing from you! (3,4,5b)


HOME FOR SALE on 11th Ave between main and state. 4 bedroom, 3.25 bath house with an attic studio, and separate entrance garden level apartment. Has a beautiful wood stove making this the perfect year round oasis. Great for a single family, but spacious enough to be suitable for employee housing. Home is big, but has a small footprint leaving lots of garden space for a single lot. Many recent improvements. $419,000. 907-612-0202. (16cb)

FOR SALE: 1.66 acres forested land in Dyea/ existing road/ small cabin/ garage/ school bus/ 5500 watt generator. $99,000.000 contact Wayne (907)612-0209 (2cb)


1/2 ACRE industrial/commercial land for lease, mile 2.25 Klondike Hwy. Call 907-983-2408. (14cb)

FOR LEASE - New Retail Building to be constructed directly across from the White Pass & Yukon Depot and adjacent to the Diamonds International Building on the northwest corner of 2nd Avenue and Spring Street. Building will have approximately 3,500 SF of retail space and apartments upstairs. Contact: David Brena (425) 306-2020. (21cb)

RETAIL SPACE ON BROADWAY for lease. See info at: www.skagwayrealestate.net . (1cb)

Time is running out to buy a new Classic OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE from Central Boiler. Call today for more information and special pricing! Alaska Native Arts & Foods 907-766-2458 or 907-303-0130 (3.4b)

BELL’S ALASKAN SEAFOOD and fresh flowers. 1-907-766-2950. (1cb)

CHILKAT VALLEY NEWS & WHITEHORSE STAR available at Skaguay News Depot & Books. (1cp)

SALE PENDING (newspaper division only): The Skagway News Co. Successful community newspaper and visitor guide, year-round bookstore, popular websites. Perfect for young, energetic news/retail couple or partnership who want to take over from owner who, after 35 years, wants to do more writing and book publishing, but will remain to assist in transition. Must be pre-approved for NPS sublease. Willing to sell newspaper separately. Owner will finance for qualified buyer with 10% down payment. Serious inquiries only. For details call Jeff at 907-983-2354. SALE PENDING (newspaper division only)


Mike And Denise Welch are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary at the Elk’s on Saturday, February 28th. Potluck munchies from Noon – 4pm. Everyone welcome!

FOOD BANK DONATIONS WELCOME. Donations may be sent to the Food Bank, PO Box 200, Skagway, AK 99840. The local Food Bank helps those in need with groceries. If you need assistance, or know anyone who needs assistance, at any time of year, call any pastor or 907-612-0313. (1cp)

Births, weddings, obits & other announcements are free of charge; just e-mail your news to skagnews@aptalaska.net


February 19, 2015

The Skagway School District is requesting proposals for audit services for the Skagway School District for the years 2015 through 2017.

Award of the contracts will be based upon the experience in auditing, experience and qualifications of staff who will be assigned to the Skagway School District’s audit, firm’s knowledge of work to be performed including tax and non-audit services and fee structure. Firm and staff must be in compliance with the requirements of the Government Accounting Standards Board.

Detailed information and a copy of the proposal package can be obtained from the Skagway School District Offices located at 1563 Main Street, Skagway, Alaska. Questions regarding this project may be directed to Cindy O’Daniel, Business Manager, at (907) 983-2960 (phone), (907) 983-2964 (fax), or by e-mail, busmgr@skagwayschool.org.

Proposals must be received by 4:00 p.m., April 24, 2015. Fax and e-mail proposals will not be accepted.

The District reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. The Skagway School District is not responsible for any costs incurred in the preparation of proposals. The Skagway School District is an equal opportunity employer. (Publish 2/27/15 through 3/13/15)

Request for Proposals - Engineering Services
February 3, 2015

The Municipality of Skagway is requesting proposals from qualified engineers to design a new combined office and lab for Skagway’s Waste Water Treatment Plant. Interested firms shall submit the completed proposal in an envelope marked “Skagway Waste Water Treatment Plant Lab/Office Design” and are due no later than 2:00 p.m., March 3, 2015. A copy of the Proposal package can be obtained by e-mail at m.gihl@skagway.org. (publish 2/13 & 2/27/15 b)