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Letter: Make 1B your preferred road alternative

Here is what is likely if the highway to Katzehin is built: Because it ends not in Skagway but at a ferry terminal with scheduled service to Haines, northbound drivers will have time pressures on them that are not common...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-19/letter-make-1b-your-preferred-road-al
Letters
Waiting for White Mountains? Good luck!

...100 in August near Hope.In 2014 Laws completed all four slam races, then added the Klondike Ultra, a 110-mile run from Skagway to Whitehorse.The original Grand Slam of Ultra running consists of running, and finishing, the four oldest 100-mile trail...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-20/waiting-white-mountains-good-luck
Sports
Ferry Malaspina rescues one as two drown in sinking Canadian landing craft

...isn't the first time the Malaspina has been involved in a dramatic rescue. In June 2011, the Malaspina was a mile outside Skagway when people on board heard cries for help from a hiker who had fallen off a steep cliff and into chilly Taiya Inlet.In 1998...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-20/ferry-malaspina-rescues-one-two-drown-s
State
Train derails in Skagway

...railroad train reportedly derailed near Skagway late Wednesday afternoon, but no one...seriously injured, according to authorities.Skagway Police Chief Ray Leggett told the Empire...scheduled to pick up inured passengers at the Skagway train station to take them to the local...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-23/train-derails-skagway
Local
My Turn: 2B or not 2B

...references DOT's preferred alternative 2B, which proposes a road up the east side of Lynn Canal connecting Juneau to Haines and Skagway with shuttle ferries. Other alternatives were discussed, but the only other one besides 2B seriously supported in later testimony...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-17/my-turn-2b-or-not-2b
Opinion
Williams is 'absolutely' Road proponent

...Lynn Canal, ending at a ferry terminal at the Katzehin River delta. From there, drivers would take day ferries to either Skagway or Haines.Williams called his support for option 2B "unequivocal." He said extending The Road would ease the "transportation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-17/williams-absolutely-road-proponent
Local
Jean Thorsteinson

...born to Lyman and Hazel Reynoldson in Skagway, Alaska on May 26, 1921. She was proud...White Pass and Yukon Route Railway in Skagway for more than 30 years before retiring...graduating as class valedictorian from Skagway High School in 1939. Her first job...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172849727
Skagway ferry dock floating again

The sunken ferry dock in Skagway has its head back above water.Western...afternoon.But that doesn't mean the Skagway Ferry Terminal is open. Inspections...All Alaska Marine Highway sailings to Skagway have been cancelled through May 9 at...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-30/skagway-ferry-dock-floating-again
State | Local
Skagway floating dock sinks

The floating dock in Skagway, the same one which serves as a loading...engineers are currently on their way to Skagway to meet a diver in an effort to identify...for repairs. He said ferry service to Skagway is currently not available. "Ferry...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-24/skagway-floating-dock-sinks
Local
Skagway ferry terminal repairs complete

Skagway's ferry terminal is ready to reopen for business, and regular ferry service is slated to resume May 11.Skagway residents awoke April 24 to find the dock fully submerged. Ferry service was immediately halted while crews began working...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-07/skagway-ferry-terminal-repairs-complete
State | Local

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