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Buckwheat Ski Classic hits the ski trails this weekend

...This cross-country ski race takes participants through White Pass along the Log Cabin Ski Trails north of Skagway -- a...Municipality of Skagway CVB & Rec. Center, Salree, Inc., White Pass & Yukon Route, Alaska Shirt Co., The Mountain Shop...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-25/buckwheat-ski-classic
Art
Midweek snowfall dropped more than 7 inches on Juneau

...station to the north. In Skagway, 9 inches was reported at 11 Mile Klondike Highway and a foot even at the summit of White Pass.Hoonah received 4 inches of snow, and Petersburg was an exception to the north-south distribution with 7.5 inches...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-12/midweek-snowfall-dropped-more-7-inches-
Local
Empire Editorial: Two hundred years of peace between America and Canada

...both sides of the border. This summer, thousands of tourists will cross the border in recreational vehicles and on the White Pass and Yukon Route railroad. Canada is Alaska's fourth-largest trading partner, behind only China, South Korea and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-19/empire-editorial-two-hundred-years-pe
Opinion
White Pass train halts runs after derailment

...the Wednesday afternoon run of the White Pass & Yukon Route tourist train, which...train derailed as it reached the White Pass Summit.The derailment involved...Skagway. It climbs to 2,865 feet at White Pass Summit before it turns around and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-24/white-pass-train-halts-runs-after-derai
State
19 passengers minorly injured

The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad released more information...when it partially derailed near the White Pass Summit on the U.S. side of the border...to the train for the return trek.The White Pass was built in 1898 during the Klondike...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/19-passengers-minorly-injured
Local
Train derails in Skagway

A White Pass & Yukon Route railroad train reportedly...of the derailment is not known, and the White Pass & Yukon Route could not be immediately...believed to be on board at the time.The White Pass was built during the Klondike Gold Rush...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-23/train-derails-skagway
Local
Ridership rise brings White Pass engines back

White Pass & Yukon Route locomotives generally travel...barge. And it took them seven years. White Pass sold the locomotives to a Colombia company...go all the way to Colombia because the White Pass route is a narrow-gauge railroad. That...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080499/Loc_locomotives.html
Local
My Turn: Balancing the alternatives

...Highway to the Katzehin Terminal, the road went all the way to Skagway. FHWA determined that areas within the Skagway and White Pass NHL, were protected by Section 4(f) of the Transportation Act. SEIS page 2-31.This would have been the time...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-05/balancing-alternatives
Opinion
Sailing to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the way

...to reach the goldfields.Others chose the "easier" White Pass Trail out of Skagway, but neither was for the faint...from Skagway to Whitehorse, Yukon. Today, that same White Pass & Yukon Route railway offers cruise ship passengers an...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/sailing-alaska-relax-learning-little-wa
State
Southeast socked by soggy storm; more rain expected

...Canadian border it wasn't rain that caused a stir. In Hyder, 10 inches of snow was reported by 9 a.m. Wednesday. At White Pass, 14 inches of snow was reported by 7 a.m. In Skagway, 4 inches of snow was reported, though it soon became rain-soaked...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-22/southeast-socked-soggy-storm-more-rain-
Local

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