Day: November 9, 2017

Skagway Assembly continues work on MOU with White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad

For the second time this week, the Skagway Assembly met to review a document that could provide a way forward on port improvements. The group made some notable edits to a memorandum of understanding with White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad. https://khns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/09SkagMOUwINTRO.mp3 The assembly held a special meeting to review an MOU with the railroad. The agreement would make way for important waterfront improvements and a new, 15-year, tidelands lease with the private company. Assemblyman Orion Hanson is one of the assembly members who’s been negotiating with the railroad since discussions re-started earlier this year. He suggested amending the...

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