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John Norton making tools in Heaton's class  (photo by T. Bicknell)
Tools hand-made in the Haines class (photo by T. Bicknell)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
News from the Economic Development Summit (Schoenfeld). What's long, hard and made in Haines, Alaska? (Accompanying video at this link. http://youtu.be/ULpP3T5t4tI) Skagway's last shot at state 2A volleyball title, and what you need to know about 'Mixed 6'.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
It's time for the 112th Christmas bird count, Santa was in Skagway, also a Skagway weekly holiday calendar reminder, and ARCS Alaska has an unknown future. Thanks to Skagway reporter Misty Wiley for help with this broadcast.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
It's time for Basketball in Haines, Skagway is taking steps to ensure safe drinking water, and Haines High is sending four wrestlers to state.

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Skagway ore terminal (photo by T. Bicknell)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Notes from discussions on the Skagway Port: Tidelands lease, ore terminal development and floating dock. Upcoming holiday events in Haines and Skagway.

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Skagway Panthers volleyball goes to state

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Introducing a new name in area healthcare. What to know about flu shots in your town. Hearing the sides on the latest move in the Juneau Access project (Kelly). Skagway volleyball takes on Kenny Lake in its first game at state.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Another cruise ship added to Lynn Canal waters in 2013. State makes a move in the Juneau Access project. Chilkat Valley residents with roots here get a chance to help dig them up, in a project that teaches modern archaeology practices to locals. See slide show by clicking below (Courtesy of SRS, Inc.).

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Keene at the American Bald Eagle Foundation
Keene and Ed at the American Bald Eagle Foundation
Keene at the American Bald Eagle Foundation
Ed at the American Bald Eagle Foundation

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Skagway volleyball qualifies for the 1/2A state tournament. The return of the red crab fishery in Southeast (Lichtenstein). Bald eagles from around the state call Haines home. See video at http://youtu.be/6kQy5t4xQcQ

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
Haines is on the mend after a nasty winter storm, the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation held its donor grantee dessert reception, and a Skagway Panthers basketball preview.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
A nasty winter storm brings down power, phone, and cable lines all over Haines, Skagway finds its way on the EPA's watch list, there is a suspected case of paralytic shellfish poisoning, the November snowfall record is shattered in Haines, an interview with a Haines local now living abroad, and an update on Alaska's halibut fisheries.

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Broadcaster: Byrne Power
The Haines Senior Center might have to close it's doors within a year. An interview with Haines Borough Directer of Public Facilities Brian Lemke about the problems with snowplows in the heavy snows of November.

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