A family of self-described “serial entrepreneurs” in Skagway think they’ve found their final adventure: a craft distillery. After more than a year of paperwork and preparation, Skagway Spirits is set to open this spring. The new business is part of a growing craft distilling industry in Alaska.
Previous attempts by the city’s Docks and Harbors division and university at forging a joint plan stalled last year. But University of Alaska Southeast Chancellor Rick Caulfield said Monday that the university remains open to compromise.
It’s estimated there are over 100 fully electric vehicles in the city, with one or two arriving by ferry or barge or week. Even though there are several electric vehicles in Juneau, AEL&P’s Alec Mesdag says, that doesn’t mean there’s the same type of demands as other cities.
Shee Atiká’s financial statements show that from 2010 to 2015, total revenue dropped from $182 million down to just $3 million. President/CEO and Chairman of the Board Ken Cameron’s salary has gone up in the last five years. According to Shee Atiká, Cameron took home $411,421.50 in 2015.