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A Haines Borough plan to install wood pellet heat systems makes it through a big step at the state level; Influenza cases still minimal in the Upper Lynn Canal; A nearly-half-million-dollar grant will speed restoration of Alaska’s oldest Haida longhouse.

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Haines Borough moves closer to selling downtown property to Aspen Hotels; New officer passes over Haines job; Residents respond to proposal for power rate increase.

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A proposal to curtail recreational shooting near West Creek doesn't have community support; the Casino Mine in Yukon is on track to be the largest in the territory; A look at reviving indigenous languages.

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Skagway and White Pass release a memo of understanding about a new lease for the tidelands; the state will not rescind the reciprocal licensing agreement for Yukon and Alaska fishermen; a weather forecaster tells us about the systems making this winter a little wacky and the Haines assembly and school board meet together Tuesday night.
Below is a PDF of the MOU between Skagway and White Pass.

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Local heliski company strikes deal with Department of Justice over permit violations; Albert Kookesh to step down as Sealaska board chair; a look at snowfall levels; Haines residents plunge into the new year by jumping into Port Chilkoot.

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Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Board holds elections; Restoration picked up again at the old tank farm; A Washington State Businessman says he has chosen Petersburg as the location for a new timber mill.

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Haines Assembly offers a the manager position to top candidate; Skagway and state at odds over ownership and use of a new ferry float in the works.

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An important design element for the Haines Harbor expansion is nailed down; A Whitehorse mining project expected to export its product out of Skagway hits a legal roadblock; Delta offers Juneau to Seattle flights for the summer; A Seattle fundraiser nets funds for the Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage Center in Klukwan.

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Will Haines assembly name a new manager Tuesday?; Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory board meets Tuesday; a closer look at what the governor's proposed budget means for Southeast.

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The governor's proposed budget means a lot fewer dollars for Southeast; Haines ferry customers get a waiver to a parking policy; Haines assembly contines with hiring a new manager; King salmon money paid to fishermen, projects in Southeast.

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