Broadway Bulletin Board

This Week

• Sept. 19 - Early Literacy Event, 11 a.m. at WP&YR Depot.

• Sept. 19-20 - Skagway Aerial Co. performs "Elements," 8 p.m. at Rec. Center.

• Sept. 21 - Barry/Corrine Russia Trip presentation during Presbyterian Church service.

• Sept. 21 - Skagway Arts Council Annual Meeting, 6 p.m. at Skagway Inn.

Public Meetings - details in calendar

Sept. 15 - Marine Highway Ad Hoc Committee, Clinic Finance.

• Sept. 16 - School Board Policy Committee, Solid Waste Advisory Committee, Recreation Board.

• Sept. 17 - Port Commission, Library Board.

• Sept. 18 - Finance Committee, Borough Assembly.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR Includes above and ongoing meetings and events through September 29, 2014. To get your upcomng events and meetings listed here and in the next print edition, please e-mail us! (Skagway items only, please)



Fourth of July 2014

See our staff photos from Fourth of July 2014: Let It Rain!

BSC 2014

See our staff photos from Buckwheat Ski Classic 2014: "Life is a Circus" ! We are a proud sponsor of the 28th Annual Buckwheat Ski Classic: 239 skiers participated and there were more than 115 volunteers. See Official Results! 2014 race was Saturday, March 22 - Check the Log Cabin Ski Society on Facebook for photos, awards listings, trail reports, and more! See 2014 BSC story from our March 28 issue.

Breaking News

See stories in Sept. 12 issue.

Sept. 5-6 - Windy and Rainy Runs – High school cross country runners endured strong south winds and then Klondike Road Relay runners had to deal with rain all night. See SHS Meet Results: Girls and Boys, and link to KRR 2014 Results. Stories and photos in next issue.

Sept. 5 - Ship hits dock in strong winds – The Norwegian Sun, buffeted by strong southerly winds Friday, banged into a catwalk on the Broadway Dock. There was reported damage to the catwalk and a bollard, and the ship sustained scrape marks. Developing story.

Sept. 4 - Herbicide ordinance passes– The Skagway Borough Assembly, having reached a compromise in committee on a new herbicide ordinance language, passed second reading of the new local law with little debate Thursday night.

If you have breaking local news, please call the newsroom line: 907-983-2354 or e-mail



The Arctic Brotherhood by Ashley Bowman


If you missed Ashley's recent signing and talk, fear not! She signed many books and you can get one here or order one!

Also from Lynn Canal Publishing and signed by the authors:

Fish This! by Andrew Cremata

Skagway: City of the New Century by Jeff Brady and others!

For book orders, call the bookstore at 907-983-3354. Now open daily 9 am-6 pm.


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August 29, 2014 • Vol. XXXVII, No. 15

Nightwatch on the Main Drag

The annual “Drag Show” at the Red Onion was simulcast on the wall of the historic saloon for an overflow crowd outside on the street last Saturday night. The season’s arts beat has been in full swing. See more arts photos and news on page 6 of our print edition.

Photo by Doug Olynyk

Top Stories (now posted)

• Five-star school rating for Skagway; Better attendance moves local district into top tier of Alaska schools.

• Compromise reached on herbicide limits.

• Races ahead for assembly, school board candidates.

Logan Ward swings from a pole while other kids run and play at the annual Welcome Back to School BBQ. See more photos from the start of the school year on the back page. - Katie Emmets


• BOROUGH DIGEST: Voters could see bonding prop. on October ballot; Rapuzzi Committee begins work; Tribal wildlife grant support.

• STATE ELECTION NEWS: Primary results from Skagway; Tom Williams challenges State Sen. Dennis Egan.

• SCHOOL REPORT: Sen. Murkowski to visit; Aide sought for pre-school; Coach hired, more needed.

• ARTS BEAT: African Children's Choir performs; SE State Fair winners; MFB fall grant period opens.

• SPORTS & REC.: Klondike Road Relay, SHS Cross Country previews.

• FISH THIS!:  A gathering of friends who also fish.

• HEARD ON THE WIND: Many tour ramblings... Photo: Assembly gets iced for ALS.

Next issue is September 12, 2014 (deadline: Sept. 8).



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