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  1. Budget glitch could leave ferries without fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | APRN

    Crew members stand on the front deck of the ferry Malaspina as it pulls away from Juneau's Auke Bay Ferry Terminal Sept. 18, 2017.


  2. Mixed drinks in question at Alaska distilleriesRead the original story

    Monday Sep 18 | APRN

    Craft distilleries in Alaska are reeling after a decision that could change the part of their businesses most accessible to the public: tasting rooms. Distilleries have been operating tasting rooms since 2014 legislation allowing that practice.


  3. Freeride ski and snowboard competition not returning to Haines in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | APRN

    An international big mountain ski and snowboard competition that brought an economic boost to Haines for three winters is not returning to Alaska in 2018. Freeride World Tour organizers say the expense of putting on a competition in the remote Haines backcountry is the main reason they are not coming back this winter.


  4. NTSB releases preliminary report of investigation into Juneau-area commuter flight accidentRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | APRN

    Some new information is available about an August commuter flight accident in the Juneau area. The Haines-based pilot made an emergency water landing and he, along with four passengers, swam safely to shore.


  5. Skagway Assembly formally voices support for police chief following loss of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | APRN

    Now, Skagway officials are affirming their support for Leggett to stay on the job. But they're also updating the police chief job description and personnel policy.


  6. Skagway rocked by second landslide in under 2 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | APRN

    Early Tuesday morning, a rockslide crashed into Skagway's largest cruise ship dock. It was the second slide event in less than two weeks and caused a pair of cruise ships to divert to other ports.


  7. Ask a Climatologist: Rainy...even by Ketchikan standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | APRN

    Flooding at Ketchikan's Ward Lake Recreation Area, Aug. 22, 2017. Alaska can be really rainy in August, but Ketchikan is going above and beyond in the wet weather category.


  8. Recall election spotlights political division in HainesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | APRN

    On Tuesday, Haines voters will decide whether to recall half of their borough assembly. Three assembly members are accused of misconduct in office.


  9. Commuter flight makes emergency water landing outside Juneau, all occupants unharmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | APRN

    Four passengers and a pilot are unharmed after an Alaska Seaplanes aircraft made an emergency landing in the water near Juneau Monday morning. The flight originated in Haines around 5:30 a.m. It made a routine stop in Skagway to pick up additional passengers before continuing on to Juneau.


  10. NTSB unsure what led to 2015 Lynn Canal plane crash, investigation completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | APRN

    In November of 2015, a private plane crashed near Eldred Rock in the Lynn Canal. The crash injured four Haines residents who swam to shore to save themselves.


  11. Hold your nets! Chilkat Inlet subsistence fishery delayed another weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | APRN

    Subsistence fishermen near Haines will have to wait another week to throw their nets into Chilkat Inlet. A need to conserve king salmon has prompted the second delay this season.


  12. Cleanup under way at sites along old pipeline that fueled Interior basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | APRN

    The cleanup contractor at the Timber Pump Station, about 10 miles north of Delta Junction, has begun excavating contaminated soil at the north end of the site where the old burn pit was located. Cleanup work began this month at a mothballed pump station near Delta Junction that was part of the old Haines to Fairbanks Pipeline.


  13. As Uber arrives in Alaska, towns without taxis have new transportation optionRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2017 | APRN

    Haines resident Alex Stock has signed up to drive for Uber. He's waiting on a background check and vehicle inspection.


  14. Boat owners fooled by website charging high prices for vessel documentationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | APRN

    Haines fisherman Norm Hughes received two letters telling him to renew his Coast Guard documentation. The one on the left is from the Coast Guard.


  15. Stream temperature monitoring could provide insight into important fish populationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | APRN

    The Chilkat River and its nearby waters are a major source of food for subsistence fishermen in Haines and Klukwan. That's one reason decreased salmon runs are alarming in the Chilkat and other rivers in Southeast.


  16. Haines master carver unveils carving honoring veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | APRN

    Master carver Wayne Price carved two totem poles and a screen for the Soboleff McRae Veterans Village and Wellness Center in Haines. Tlingit master carver Wayne Price is well-known for his art in Alaska.


  17. Earthquakes shake Southeast Alaska, Yukon communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | APRN

    Earthquakes and aftershocks registered between the U.S./B.C. border and the Yukon on Monday, May 1. May kicked off to a shaky start in Northern Southeast Alaska. Two major earthquakes woke residents early Monday morning.


  18. Internet improvements bode well for location-neutral workers in HainesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | APRN

    A number of Haines residents make a living with "location-neutral" jobs. For many of those people, a reliable internet connection is essential for their work.


  19. The Petersburg Borough with its final boundaries.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | APRN

    Legislation to increase the Petersburg Borough's land grant from the state passed the Alaska Senate on Monday . The bill would transfer more than 14,000 acres to the new borough, which hopes to develop or sell off some of the property.


  20. How should Alaska evaluate Tier 3 water protection nominations?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | APRN

    Photographers take pictures of eagles feeding on salmon in the Chilkat River. The Chilkat River is one of four water bodies in Alaska nominated for Tier 3 protection.


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