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Breaking Ground in 2005

...National Park Service ruled federal money could not be spent on roads running through Klondike Park and land near Lower Dewey Lake. The agency considers the land a valuable recreation spot, a wildlife and waterfowl refuge and a historic site...
Road would change the landscape of recreation

...sanctuary," said Skagway bartender Raymie Eatough, of the road's course through the town's prime recreation area, Lower Dewey Lake. "For me, that's my haven, my little peace of mind." "It will destroy prime moose habitat," said Robert...
Hiker still missing near Skagway

...Saturday, and checked in with Skagway Fire Chief Martin Beckner around noon for a briefing. Alaska State Trooper Matthew Hightower, who is coordinating the search, said five teams were focusing on the Lower Dewey Lake and Icy Lake areas.
DOT: Road to Skagway will be shorter

...valuable recreation spot, a wildlife and waterfowl refuge and a historic site. Because that area, consisting of the Lower Dewey Lakes and Klondike Park, is designated as what's called Section 4(f) lands, federal highway money cannot be used...
My Turn: Tired of state's bullying on road

...up a working group to try to find some common ground. The state is currently pursuing a right of way through the Lower Dewey Lakes area. Skagway itself may not be able to stop a road through its lands, however it can and should have a say in...


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