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  1. Fast ferry returns to Lynn Canal for the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | APRN

    The Alaska Marine Highway System is bringing a fast ferry back to Lynn Canal next month to fill a gap created by repairs to three other vessels in December. "The marine highway system has been working for weeks to find a way to cover that holiday service gap," said Alaska Marine Highway System spokeswoman Aurah Landau.

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  2. Fairweather gets reprieve in draft ferry scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | APRN

    Once headed for mothballs with its sister ship, the fast vehicle ferry MV Fairweather appears likely to return to service in Southeast Alaska next summer, according to a proposed schedule released Friday by the Alaska Marine Highway System. The Fairweather would make three runs a week between Juneau, Haines and Skagway, plus a weekly run to Sitka from May to September.

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  3. Haines Police once again authorized to respond to calls outside the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | APRN

    The Haines Borough Police Department has been authorized once again to respond to calls outside the Haines townsite in certain emergencies. At a meeting Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly decided police can respond to calls outside the townsite if there is an articulable crime in progress or an imminent threat to life or property.

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  4. Problem - Ender Cards' create election headache for Sitka House raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | APRN

    Challenger Dr. Richard Wein and three-term incumbent Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins. The outcome of their race isn't definitive, as six of fourteen precincts have not been able to report their results due to a technical error.

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  5. Juneau's Jesse Kiehl wins Alaska Senate seat in District QRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | APRN

    Senate District Q candidate Jesse Kiehl, a Democrat, talks to a supporter on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, 2018, in Juneau, Alaska. "It's humbling how many people have put their faith in me to work on Southeast Alaska's behalf," Kiehl said Tuesday night.

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  6. Campaign filings show focus on Fairbanks Senate, House racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | APRN

    The state Senate race in Fairbanks between Republican Sen. Pete Kelly and Democratic Rep. Scott Kawasaki has seen the most spending of any legislative race, by a wide margin. That's according to reports on campaign spending filed Tuesday.

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  7. Haines Police ordered to stop responding to calls outside the townsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | APRN

    The Haines Borough Manager was directed to order the police to stop responding to calls outside the townsite unless assistance is requested by the state troopers. The Haines Borough has ordered the police department to stop providing service outside the townsite unless assistance is requested by the state troopers.

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  8. Proxy hunters help harvest moose for those who can'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | APRN

    Since Saturday, hunters around Haines have been out in the woods in search of moose. Hunting the large animals is not only good outdoor recreation but a great source of meat to harvest before winter sets in.

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  9. Cruise ship air quality violations spike in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | APRN

    This summer cruise ships have been falling afoul of Alaska's air quality standards. The cruise industry says it can and will do better.

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  10. Southeast bids adieu to fast ferry FairweatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | APRN

    Alaska's fast-ferry completed what's likely to be its last Southeast run this past weekend. That's sparked sadness over the loss of a popular service and concern over the future reliability of the Alaska Marine Highway.

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  11. Keeping bears and people separate at Haines' Chilkoot RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | APRN

    Like much of Alaska, the mountains and woods around Haines are home to many bears. For the most part, people try to avoid them.

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  12. NOAA panel considers Alaska and Arctic mapping prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | APRN

    The sun sets over the Chilkat Range on Oct. 7, 2016 near Haines, Alaska. Twice a year a review panel that advises the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, on its marine and coastal mapping programs meets to talk about what's next.

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  13. Mineral exploration company begins assessment of a possible mine site north of HainesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | APRN

    Constantine Metal Resources recently announced it is beginning a Preliminary Economic Assessment for a potential underground mine in the Chilkat Valley. The assessment will examine the viability of mineral resources at the Palmer Project, an exploratory site upstream from the Klehini River about 35 miles north of Haines.

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  14. This Juneau man built the fully electric boat of his dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | APRN

    Bob Varness wanted to go fishing with the electric boat during the salmon derby. But he didn't want to get fish slime in his electric battery hull.

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  15. Klukwan man survives two days lost in woods after losing way while berry pickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | APRN

    A Coast Guard Jayhawk rescue helicopter from Air Station Sitka participates in a training exercise. On Friday, a Klukwan resident set out to pick blueberries in the Upper Chilkat Valley.

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  16. Alaska House candidate Hart asks voters not to consider himRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | APRN

    It's past the deadline to withdraw as a candidate in the primary election, but 28-year-old James Hart says he no longer wants to be considered. Hart says a summer job in Sitka complicated campaigning in his district.

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  17. Nevada man dies when commercial canoe flips in Alaska riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | APRN

    A Coast Guard Jayhawk rescue helicopter from Air Station Sitka participates in a training exercise. The U.S. Coast Guard carried out a rescue on the Chilkat Inlet near Haines today after a canoe carrying 11 people capsized at Glacier Point, nine miles south of the Haines townsite.

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  18. Klukwan Community Library carries out initiative to preserve stories of tribal membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | APRN

    The Klukwan Community Library is carrying out an initiative to preserve the stories of tribal members. "Chilkat Stories: Our Village, Our Lives" aims to capture the experiences of Klukwan residents of all ages by creating audio recordings of their stories.

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  19. Feds join governor in ending Juneau road extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | APRN

    Glacier Highway stretches north on Oct. 4, 2016. The federal government has joined Gov. Walker in deciding not to extend the road.

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  20. The squid or the whale? Reported giant squid in Lynn Canal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | APRN

    The creature, thought to be a giant squid, turned out to be a decomposing whale. A portion if it is seen here.

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