Over 1300 runners from Alaska, the Yukon, and British Columbia participated in last weekend’s Klondike Trail of ’98 International Road Relay. The course covers 110 miles of some of the hilliest terrain between Skagway and Whitehorse.Related Link: Klondike Road Relay
- The city thinks Hecla's Greens Creek mine may be responsible. The mine says its discharges in the area meet state requirements.
- Sarah Erkmann, external affairs manager for the Alaska Oil and Gas Association trade group, said the tax amounts to “punishing” oil companies.
- The Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon canceled its annual convention slated to be held in Haines, mainly due to the weak Canadian dollar.
- For now, traffic in Gastineau Channel will not be restricted, but Hilbert said they will likely establish a no-wake zone during the actual salvage operation.