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This Week

• March 4-7 - SHS Basketball teams at Regionals in Sitka. Boys open against Gustavus at 8:15 a.m. Wed. followed by girls vs. Yakutat at 3:15 p.m. Games streamed live on school website and aired on KHNS. See brackets and updates on the Skagway News Facebook page all week. GO PANTHERS!

• March 6 - Friday Fundraiser Feed, 5:30-7 p.m. at Elks (benefits Robotics)

• March 7 - Ski Club, meet at 11 a.m. at Rec. Center for car pooling to Log Cabin Ski Trails.

• March 8 - Daylight Savings time begins, spring forward an hour at 2 a.m.

Public Meetings - details in calendar

• March 3- Solid Waste Advisory, Recreation Board Expansion work session.

• March 4 - Port Commission/Assembly work session, Dyea Community Advisory Board.

• March 5 - Finance Committee, Borough Assembly.

• March 6 - Public Safety Committee, Convention and Visitor's Bureau Board.

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



Yuletide 2014

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Buckwheat Ski Classic News

Proud sponsor of the Buckwheat Ski Classic: Online registration now open for 2015 race: Race date is March 28 and the theme is "Winter Is Coming, John Snow". Check the Log Cabin Ski Society on Facebook for trail reports, and more!

Breaking News

See stories in Feb. 27 issue.

Assembly members in Florida again - Assembly members Dan Henry and Steven Burnham Jr. were in Florida this week negotiating with White Pass on the tidelands lease. As a result, a number of issues before the assembly Thursday night, including the revised trapping ordinance and AP&T request for access to Smuggler's Cove for a fiber optic cable line, were tabled. But there was plenty of discussion...

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The Arctic Brotherhood by Ashley Bowman

Signed Copies Available!

Also from Lynn Canal Publishing and signed by the authors:

Fish This! by Andrew Cremata and Skagway: City of the New Century by Jeff Brady

See other books and order online at our webstore or call the bookstore at 907-983-3354. Mid-Winter hours: 12:30 to 4:30 pm Mon-Fri, 1:30-4:30 pm Sat-Sun.


February 27, 2015 • Vol. XXXVIII, No. 3

Sweet Spot

Nova Viehe-Cline, 4, settles in to the much envied “VIP recliner” while watching a short film and enjoying a lollipop during the Winter Weekend Film Festival at AB Hall on Feb. 21. Elise Giordano

Top Stories (not yet posted)

•Weed the people: What new and old marijuana laws mean for Skagway

•Cove fiber line on hold.

Ferry service to continue in 2015 : DOT budget cuts threaten to lay up Mal. July -Sept.

• Assemblymen in Florida with White Pass.

• Dyea townsite closed to horses.

SING YOUR HEART OUT- Charity Pomeroy sings with The Local Vocals during the Valentine’s Day dinner at The Elks on Feb. 14. Elise Giordano


• BOROUGH DIGEST: ­ Gateway Project in first stages of design; Trapping postponed due to assemblymen in Florida; Housing regulations to be enforced ; Mayor proclaims second Saturday in Oct. Harvest Day.

• SCHOOL REPORT: ­ PProtecting against intruders;School postvention plan.; Elementary wrestling club to Sitka; New school fight song.

• SPORTS & REC.: Panther teams head to regionals in Sitka; Elementary wrestling club.

Next issue is March 13, 2015 (deadline: March 9).



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