Day: December 1, 2017

Skagway Assembly overturns mayor’s veto of action on White Pass MOU

A Memorandum of Understanding between the Municipality of Skagway and White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad is moving forward. The assembly advanced the document at a special meeting Thursday, just over a week after a mayoral veto put on the brakes. Last month, the assembly spent several meetings reviewing a draft MOU with the railroad. The document would make way for a new, 15-year, tidelands lease with the private company and port improvements needed to accommodate larger cruise ships in coming years. It also lays out conditions for the White Pass cleanup and remediation of the ore basin....

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