July 25, 2014 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: August 11.


FISHING GUIDE WANTED: No USCG required. CDL preferred but not necessary. Transportation to work provided. Wage TBD on experience. Call Tim at 314-3179. (13pv)


SKAGWAY INCOME PROPERTY: Live the dream! Beautiful 1.77 acres, 2 miles from town center with house, guest cabins, and storage/workshop buildings. Used as a seasonal B&B (Cindy’s Place) for the past 18 years but could be used for employee housing, monthly summer rentals, or your own private getaway with friends and family. Sold as-is, including most furnishings, for $341,000. Truly turnkey! Showings available by appointment only. Call 907-983-2674 or email croland@alaska.net for an information packet or to schedule a showing. (9-10p, 11cb)

1-BEDROOM APT. Avail. 10-1-14 through 4-30-15. Spacious apt w/fully equipped eat-in kitchen. Washer/dryer. Call Tony 513-675-3936. (9cb)

HOME FOR SALE: 777 Alaska St. - 2 lots, light commercial / residential zone. 2,650 sq. ft. 4+ bedroom, 1 bath, 2-story home. Lots of natural light, well established fruit trees, large garden area, large fenced yard with privacy. $220,000. Contact Ken after 5 pm: 907-983-2977. (10cb)

FOR SALE – 335 20th Avenue, 1,200 SF modular house circa 1999, 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, on one lot. Price reduced for a quick sale, $169,000. Contact: David Brena: (907) 983-3145. (2cb)

TWO 2-BEDROOM HOUSES, Tuff shed, on 5,000 sq. ft. lot; 49 and 69 Main – 1st & Main. $197,000. Casey McBride, 563-382-4199. (15cb)


PRIME RETAIL SPACE available in Skagway (977 sq ft). On Third Avenue, one building away from Broadway. Three bedroom upstairs apartment available with building. Lease begins April 1, 2015. Contact David: 206-325-5961 (13cb)

RETAIL SPACE on 4th and Broadway for Lease. For info call 907-723-8831. (6-9pv, cb)

LEE RENTALS STORAGE UNITS: 5th & Alaska St. 10x12 units available. Contact 916-934-9946. (1cb)

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

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

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

FOR SALE: 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% downpayment. Serious inquiries only. For details call Jeff at 907-983-2354. (1c)


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 983-2127. (1cp)

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



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, there will be held in the Municipality of Skagway, Alaska, a REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION.
• Two (2) Assembly Seats – for three (3) year terms each, to expire October 2017;
• Two (2) School Board Seats – for three (3) year terms, to expire October 2017.
CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS: Any person qualified to vote in borough elections may have his/her name placed on the ballot for election as a candidate for any borough elective office. No person may serve simultaneously as mayor and assembly member.
FILING DATES: Interested persons wishing to file for an elected office may file a DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY with the Borough Clerk between August 4, 2014, and August 18, 2014. A PUBLIC OFFICIAL FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE must be on file in the Borough Clerk’s Office or attached to the Declaration of Candidacy to be considered complete.
ELECTION HOURS: The polls will open at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, and will close at 8:00 p.m. on the same day.
VOTER QUALIFICATIONS: A person may vote in a municipal election only if the person:
• is qualified to vote in state elections under AS 15.05.010;
• has been a resident of the municipality for 30 days immediately preceding the election;
• has registered before the election as required under AS 15.07 and is not registered to vote in another jurisdiction.
ABSENTEE VOTING: Voters who will be out of town for the Regular Municipal Election on October 7, 2014 are able to vote absentee in person at the Borough Offices beginning Monday, September 22, 2014, and ending Monday, October 6, 2014, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. In order to allow sufficient time for mailing, absentee ballots by mail should be requested by Monday, September 29, 2014. (publish 7/25/14)