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Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Emergency order closes Chilkoot sockeye sportfishing harvest; more on the design concept for the shuttle ferries.

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Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Shuttle ferry design study released; Yukon fires send haze over Southeast; Skagway Assembly chooses spot for public safety building; Southeast barge service showdown.

Read the Alaska Class Ferry design study

Link to the Yukon wildfire information

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Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Apollo Medi Trans insurance in limbo; a wolf chases a cyclist in Yukon; local author makes NYT best seller list.

Read more about the cyclist chased by a wolf in Yukon.

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Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Haines Borough and employees agree to new three-year contract; ferry news.

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Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Nine passengers resuced off a grounded boat near Juneau; why Walmart won't sell Alaska salmon anymore.

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Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Redistricting board issue a conceptual plan; STIP comment period open; Haines Borough Assembly preview; Sen. Stedman signs on to oil tax repeal petition. 

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Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Redistricting hearing wrap up; a man arrested in Haines and wanted for murder in Utah will be extradited; Fourth of July activities in the Upper Lynn Canal.

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Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

A Klukwan clan agrees to put renowned carvings on display; Sealaska sells its plastics venture; a Tongess timber sale is announced.

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Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Commercial crab season will close a week early; public comment opens on a halibut catch sharing plan.

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Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Haines police continue investigating burglary spree; another Yukon mine lays off workers; Juneau road extends another three miles north; Heliski map committee meets; is there interest in mining in Yakutak?

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