Day: June 2, 2017

Carlson appointed to Skagway Assembly

The Skagway Assembly made progress on three key items at their latest meeting. The group appointed a new member, approved designs for a new waste facility, and moved closer to reopening negotiations with White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad. Monica Carlson is the newest Skagway Assembly member. Carlson is the operating manager at Skagway Streetcar Company and previously served on the city council. She replaces Angela Grieser, who resigned from her position last month. The assembly voted 4-1 to appoint Carlson. Assemblyman Tim Cochran said her experience and knowledge of the key issues at play for the municipality...

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Klondike park starts archaeological research June 5

Archaeologists are doing some work in Skagway this summer. The Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is doing archaeological excavations along Broadway and Fourth Avenue. The scientists are trying to find archaeological or structural remains related to the Hotel Seattle. The building was there in the late 1800s during the Gold Rush. The park is planning on holding presentations and discussions about what is found. Work is scheduled to take place June 5 through August...

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Eowyn Ivey on KHNS

Local author and KHNS host Heather Lende interviewed Eowyn Ivey for KHNS’s Lynn Canal Art Matters.  You can listen to the interview below.   Ivey is the author of The Snow Child, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, and most recently of To the Bright Edge of the World. Lynn Canal Art Matters with Heather Lende airs the first Thursday of each month at 10am. Part 1 Part...

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