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Skagway residents express concern about White Pass use of herbicides; Haines Borough talks about creating new position; Haines Salmon Derby this weekend.

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Skagway assembly ponders trapping regulations; A heliport decision is appealed; A tribal health organization in Southeast Alaska is encouraging members to enroll for health insurance. 

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Appeal filed in heliport permit; Skagway deals with childcare shortage; Tribal leaders from Alaska and Canada say it’s time to work together to oppose mines affecting both sides of the border. 

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Sealaska Corp. sees major losses; Haines Assembly moves ahead with local projects; Alaska licenses get revamp; Small Things Considered.

Visit the website for Among Animals, featuring an essay by Rosalie Loewen of Small Things Considered. (Also available at the local bookstore and library.)

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Skagway Assembly takes up trapping regulations; Preparing to paddle to Celebration. 

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A road is proposed to the Palmer Project; Fire danger dies down; Southeast salmon derbies; Girls on the Run Juneau event.

Army Corp of Engineers comment period for the proposed road near the Palmer Project. Find more in the link below.

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Haines Volunteer Fire Dept. responds to house fire; Haines School District hires superintendent; Planning Commission talks rezone and sidewalks.

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Skagway dock back in service Sunday; Earth Day in the Chilkat Valley celebrated Saturday; Haines meeting interupted by fire alarm; Sen. Stedman gives wrap up of session.

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Tire-slashing spree in Skagway; Chilkoot Cooridor final design released; Checking in with regional lawmakers.

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Skagway Assembly discusses West Creek hydro project; Haines District School board narrows field for superintendent; Haines area park ranger moves on to Kodiak; Sealaska Board shakeup.

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