It didn't take long for the Ellsworth House to burn Saturday. Orange flames poured from the log cabin's bedroom windows, shattering glass and torching the roof and siding. A huge plume of gray smoke, visible from miles away, billowed above the property.
Today, July 28
Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jim, 789-3074
Safe Sitters, 9:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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The National Park Service is proposing construction of a new hiking trail that branches off the Chilkoot Trail north of Dyea. The 4,000-foot Canyon City loop would be located on the west side of the Taiya River, roughly 8 miles north of Dyea and 4.