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Off the Beaten Path: A con like Alaska had never seen, reflections on Soapy Smith

...while. Below were two valleys, one leading from Dyea to the Chilkoot Pass and the other leading from Skagway to the White Pass.At the ocean's edge was the small sprawl of Skagway, surrounded on all sides by wilderness. The docks were empty...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/beaten-path-con-alaska-had-never-see
Outdoors
Southeast Spotlight

...can make the most of writer-participant interaction, and for a range of location-specific activities, including a White Pass & Yukon Route train ride-trail write, a Red Onion Saloon taco feed-brothel tour, Dyea cabin retreat cookout with...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/southeast-spotlight
Art
The story of William Moore and his gold fever

...heard of the new route, he named it White Pass after Thomas White, Minister of...somewhere in the Yukon Valley and that White Pass would be the best route to it.It...and the need for a wagon road over White Pass. All his letters were ignored...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-10/story-william-moore-and-his-gold-fe
Neighbors
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
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
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
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
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
New brew, same beer

...and one reason only: We suspected it would kill the White Pass Railroad and we'd lose our year-round economy. Guess...That's exactly what happened."The shutdown of the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad has also been attributed to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-26/new-brew-same-beer
Local
Bartlett Foundation Thanks Community

...Radiation Oncology, Westmark Baranof, White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad.Thank-you...Salon, Wilderness Peaks Gallery, White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, and Wings...and John Barresi, Willy Dodd and White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad.A special...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-05/bartlett-foundation-thanks-communit
Neighbors

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