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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines Borough opens the search for a new Assembly member; Skagway fills a vacant seat by appointment. Some workers start at 3 AM to prepare for the first cruise ship of the season. Haines Beer Festival pairs gourmet food and brew.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Researchers wonder how a baby orca washed up dead on a Haines beach. Necropsy results for dead sea lions expected soon. What $15 million could do for the northern Lynn Canal if approved by the Governor. Area residents are finding new ways to stay fit this summer.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines School yard becomes an outdoor classroom as students watch a moose cow bed down with newborn calves; law enforcement responds. Boating safety week. Haines Assembly meets with one vacant seat. Skagway School students' song debuts.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines animals have one more way to find home when lost. Clinic directories go online. Petco plans Juneau store (Kelly). Angoon woman charged for importing alcohol (Miller). Annual car wash just in time for Skagway drivers.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Klukwan takes a big step in advancing emergency medicine for the village. Skagway and Haines track and field teams leave together for the biggest meet of the year. Orphaned apple trees go in Haines ground this weekend. Another community garden discussion Thursday.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Friends of Picture Point gather to brainstorm. Skagway is the envy of work commuters around the state. Haines researches commuting by ATV. Juneau Airport improvements continue (Kelly). Klondike and Haines Highways named two of only a few U.S. Bicycle Routes in Alaska.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Regulating noises in Skagway. Honoring a local military veteran. An orphaned brown bear cub safe in Sitka (KCAW). A woman is safe after days stranded at Lake LaBerge. Water safety course offered in Haines.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Skagway residents approve $1 million in bonds for the small boat harbor. Wireless customers lose service temporarily. Graduation and promotions start with Skagway and Klukwan. A traditional canoe launch, after a year of carving (Henry).

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
State and U.S. officials take a stand on Southeast transportation. Spring Stroll is an open house for Skagway businesses. Local talent raises money for student travel. Skagway Craft Brew Fest results are in.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Skagway voters OK another $5 million to go to the project bolstered by a bill signed Friday. Two bond propositions uncertain until absentee vote tally. Haines Borough introduces FY12 budget. Energy-conscience architects share tips (Power/Bicknell). Haines School student body election results (Jacobson).

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