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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
A redistricting alternative proposes splitting Haines and Skagway, puts Haines in with smaller communities. Redistricting Board's two options show a loss of power for Southeast in the Legislature (Schoenfeld). View maps at www.akredistricting.org (Alternative is in Board Options link).

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Broadcaster: Byrne Power
Planners talk about the Haines dock tressle. Grolar bear is just what it sounds like: A cross between a Griz and a Polar Bear (CBC). Tommie Jimmie, Jr. speaks in Haines. Forest legislation could affect Southeast (Schoenfeld). Visiting Nolan Colon (Kelly).

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Redistricting Board releases proposed maps (Miller/Bicknell). Library Week is fondly celebrated as Fine Forgiveness Week in Haines. Sheldon Museum holds first open invitational show. Studded tires are road legal for two more weeks.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Wind power technology out of Haines is turning heads at the state level. Skagway Assembly tables noise ordinance. Haines pool closed for emergency repair. Haines still considering terminal tariff.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
House passes a bill to protect student-athletes from brain damage; parents say it'll take more than that. Proposed budget includes hydro-power for Southeast and other local projects (Schoenfeld/Bicknell). From Dolphins to dogs; a new start for the kennel means an end for swim team.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Klukwan, Inc. shareholders vote for distribution of $12.6 million. Sealaska also plans a distribution (Schoenfeld). Charter halibut organization suing to block limited-entry program (Schoenfeld). Haines Assembly discusses mobile homes and rates at the Haines Port.

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Broadcaster: Byrne Power
Gardening in the northern Lynn Canal. An attack on crows is a mystery.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines introduces proposed spending plan for FY12. Wine tasting with a twist. Sushi raises money for debaters. Big Air competition on for Sunday.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Sealaska legislation introduced with changes (Schoenfeld). Introducing the new Superintendent at Skagway's National Historical Park. Skagway Assembly takes up the noise ordinance.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines Chamber of Commerce and businesses ask residents to "Think Haines First". A free program is like GoogleEarth for Lynn Canal shoreline. Skagway asks for feedback on latest harbor improvement plan.

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