The Skagway Traditional Council is asking harvesters to avoid blue mussels until the population rebounds.
The woman who found the bottle is looking for help finding its sender.
Skagway has set aside total of $215,000 over the last two years as part of an economic stimulus program.
National Park Service is considering a number of upgrades including a new visitor kiosk, restroom, river overlook, bike racks, benches, interpretive panels, passenger drop-off zone and improved parking.
Owner Robert Murphy hopes to have most of the work on the hydro system done by this fall with a rollout of hydropower for his buildings targeted for next spring.
Many of the swans are headed north to Marsh Lake, near Whitehorse, for an extended rest.
The park service and police department processed the bear as a ‘Defense of Life or Property’ take. After it was shot, they discovered the bear suffered from a broken femur and dislocated hip as a result of the hazing incident. The hide and skull will be turned over to Fish and Game as is required by state law.