November 14, 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: Nov. 10.


Skagway Fire Department is accepting applications for a Fire Inspector/ Training Coordinator. This is a full-time year round position and is eligible for benefits. Applicants must submit a completed employment application form to the borough offices no later than 4:00 p.m. Friday, November 21, 2014. Contact the borough office at 907.983.2297 or by email @ for application materials. (2ob)

VOLUNTEER OPORTUNITY for Skagway. I am looking for a person who would like to be an area representative for ASSE Student Exchange Program. This person will help us find and qualify host families for our students from abroad. They will spend a little time calling and/ or doing an activity with the student and family each month. ASSE pays a stipend for each student placed in a home. This is a very rewarding job. You must be 26 or older and pass a criminal background check to hold this position. Please contact me at with resume or call me at 360.274.4669 if you are interested.(pv20)

HELP WANTED: Office/Personal Assistant: Office Assistant Needed with customer service skills. Must be reliable, able to multitask and be able to answer multiple phone lines with excellent communication skills and patience. Must be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office- Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook. Part time position. Email resume. Real estate knowledge a plus any eligible applicants should contact me via my email address (20,21b)


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 including 2 years split lumber 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)

PRICE REDUCED. Great housing option for sale. 7 bedrooms, 2 bath, all the furnishings. 1200 square feet, 20' x 60'. Only the building and its contents are for sale. You will need to have the building moved. Building is located at 250 4th Ave. (next to Starfire). Call Mike at 973-2337. $50,000 obo. (14cb)

FOR SALE: 435 5th Ave., nicely remodeled 1 Bdrm, 1 Ba house in easy walking location. Zoned BG with on-site parking for three buses. $200,000. Contact, Dave Brena @ 425-306-2020.(cb)

STUDIO APARTMENTS: Avail for winter or year-round rent. Fully equipped kitchens. In town on 7th at Broadway. Call Tony 513-675-3936. (15cb)

HOME FOR SALE - PRICE REDUCED: 1350 Main, large single story house on two lots, 4BR, 3BA, LR, Den. Lots of storage. Covered patio, attic, and fenced yard, large heated garage/workshop. Mature trees, raspberries. One block to school, clinic, and Rec Ctr. $365,0000. Call or email Reed 209-768-8612,

APARTMENTS FOR RENT: 1-studio apartment and 1-1bedroom w/kitchen available now. 1-2 bedroom w/full kitchen available 10-1-14. 983-3121 or 983-3136. (14cb)

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)

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)


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

RETAIL SPACE ON BROADWAY for lease. See info at: . (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% down payment. 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 612-0313. (1cp)

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Municipality of Skagway
Notice of Hearings

The Borough Assembly will be sitting as the Board of Appeals on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, in the Assembly chambers, to hold public hearings on the following:
2:30 p.m. Appeal of Planning & Zoning Commission's Decision Regarding Variance Permit #14-68, National Park Service, Request for Side Yard Setback Relief;
4:00 p.m. Appeal of Planning & Zoning Commission's Decision Regarding Conditional Use Permit #14-64, Alaska Mountain Guides, Request to Use Property for Commercial Bird Tour;
5:30 p.m. Appeal of Planning & Zoning Commission's Decision Regarding Conditional Use Permit #14-50, Charlotte & Jim Jewell, Request to Provide Additional Employee Housing.(Publish Nov. 14)