June 12, 2015 • Vol. XXXVIII, No. 10
Participants of the 20th annual Fran DeLisle Cancer Walk-A-Thon walk along the Dyea Road on June 6. Read the full story complete with photos on Page 16. Elise Giordano
Top Stories (now posted)
• Assembly passes first reading of new White Pass tidelands lease.
•Trapping ban request denied by Board of Game.
• Potential government shutdown could mean possible ferry layups.
• Historic William Henry Moore Bridge to be replaced.
• ADOT&PF agrees to install signs on State Street for pedestrian safety.
• Former ACS customers urged to switch to GCI.
• GED prep and testing available in Skagway.
Submitted by Juliene Miles,@julsantana
DINNER PARTY - Sea lions feast on eulachon in Nahku Bay. Submit a timely photo, complete with details, taken in or around Skagway for your chance to be featured on the front page! Email submissions to email@example.com
• BOROUGH DIGEST: Assembly passes $7.4 million FY16 budget; Lot added to municipal land disposal list; Resolution passed for $10 million in CVP funds for Gateway Project; TIGER grant submitted for Gateway Project; Mobile food unit ordinance postponed once again.
• WHAT'S NEW & DIFFERENT: Restaurants, art, tours and more.
• ARTS BEAT: Mary Roach makes North Words Writers Symposium a bit taboo.
• SPORTS & REC: - Walk-a-thon raises $12,000 for local cancer fund; Two Skagway teams to compete in international bike relay ; Annual Skagway marathon set for Saturday, June 13.
• OBITUARIES : - Dorothy Pike Lawson
Next issue is June 24, 2015 (deadline: June 19).
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