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  1. The squid or the whale? Reported giant squid in Lynn Canal turns out to be decomposing whaleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    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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  2. Federal rules on marijuana ads delay Haines newspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Subscriptions to the Chilkat Valley News were delayed this week due to an advertisement in the newspaper for a new marijuana dispensary. The newspaper decided to delay mailing the current issue to subscribers after the Haines Post Office warned that the ad could cause problems because marijuana is still illegal federally.

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  3. Marijuana ad complicates delivery of Haines newspaperRead the original story

    Friday Jul 13 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Chilkat Valley News advertising director Jasmine Taylor cuts a marijuana business's ad from a recent issue of the newspaper. The U.S. Postal Service refused to deliver the Haines newspaper because of the ad.

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  4. Haines Assemblyman files to run for Alaska House District 33Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 10 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    "It was never my dream to go into politics. But I just get frustrated being on the receiving end of a lot of bad policies," Tom Morphet said.

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  5. Hart enters race for House District 33Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Two Haines residents want to represent Lynn Canal communities in the Alaska House of Representatives. Tom Morphet and James Hart filed to run for House District 33. Hart paddled in a dugout canoe from Haines to Juneau with North Tide Canoe Kwaan during Celebration.

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  6. Melted ice cream and uneaten crab: misery aboard the ferry LeConteRead the original story

    Friday Jul 6 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Passengers were stranded Thursday on a ferry tied up in Angoon for seven hours after it lost power. In that time, they were fed the galley's melting ice cream, a fatal dogfight ensued and a seafood dinner donated by a local lodge ended up uneaten in the ship's freezer.

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  7. Corps of Engineers halts cleanup after workers discover buried DDT-tainted junkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    DEC Contaminated Site Specialist Danielle Duncan thinks it's unlikely the DDT and chlordane present a threat to human health, because it's been re-buried and because so far only residues of the toxins have been found. The Army Corps of Engineers last fall halted cleanup of fuel-tainted soil near Birch Lake, about 60 miles south of Fairbanks, when workers uncovered buried junk that included barrels with residues of a different contaminant - the banned pesticides DDT and chlordane.

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  8. Gov. Walker lets Juneau road money stand, but maintains no-build policyRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A shot-up sign marks the end of the Glacier Highway in Juneau. Gov. Walker decided in 2016 against building an extension, but let lawmakers' reappropriation of $21 million for a possible extension stand.

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  9. UA Board of Regents discuss approval process for Chilkat Valley timber sale plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Forest Ranger Jason Anderson, left, University of Alaska Land Management Director Christine Klein, USFS Forester Chris Maisch and Mental Health Land Trust Executive Director Wyn Menefee respond to questions at the timber sale open house. The University of Alaska's Board of Regents will review plans for a proposed timber sale in the Chilkat Valley.

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  10. Gillnetters' barbecue replaces kings with sockeye, adds event for fishermen, familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    For over a decade, Lynn Canal gillnetters have hosted a king salmon barbecue each summer to celebrate local fishermen and the start of the fishing season. Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute offered a grant 11 years ago to Southeast Alaska fishermen to promote the first fish runs of the year.

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  11. Sitka Tribe, Forest Service team up to test historic tubersRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    For generations, locals have grown a tuber called the Tlingit potato that thrives in Sitka's otherwise challenging gardening environment. Sitka Tribe of Alaska and the U.S. Forest Service will partner in an effort to genetically isolate and identify the Tlingit potato - and incorporate it into Sitka's food-security strategy.

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  12. Including seal oil in this food competition is about more than tasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    There was something different about the food contest at this year's biennial event in Juneau, Celebration. Along with the usual samples of seaweed, judges also tasted seal oil, which was rendered in communities throughout Southeast.

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  13. Hearings set over Alaska utilities tax windfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    When Congress slashed the corporate income tax rate, companies received a windfall from lower tax bills. But in Alaska, power companies can't just pocket the savings.

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  14. Haines Assembly member files to run for Alaska House District 33Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    "It was never my dream to go into politics. But I just get frustrated being on the receiving end of a lot of bad policies," Tom Morphet said.

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  15. UA Regents defer consideration of Haines timber sale planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    This map shows 13,426 acres of land scattered throughout the Haines Borough that the University of Alaska owns and is negotiating a timber sale of. The University of Alaska Board of Regents is delaying a decision on whether to approve the plan for a Chilkat Valley timber sale.

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  16. Juneau Senate candidate Larry Cotter drops outRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Southeast Alaska's House districts are 33, 34, 35 and 36. The Senate districts, which each include two House districts, are Q and R. Juneau's House Districts are 33, which also includes Haines, Skagway, Gustavus and Klukwan, and 34. Its Senate district is Q. Each has candidates running for election this year. State Senate candidate Larry Cotter of Juneau is dropping out of the District Q race, which covers Lynn Canal communities.

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  17. Chilkat Challenge Triathlon back for second yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    After a successful first race in 2017, the Chilkat Challenge Triathlon is back this summer. The nearly 40-mile race takes paddlers, bikers and runners down the Chilkat River, through Haines, to Chilkat State Park.

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  18. Juneau Assembly member Kiehl, labor leader Etheridge run for state Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Surrounded by his family, Juneau Democrat Jesse Kiehl announces he's running for the state Senate seat being vacated by Dennis Egan on Thursday near the Capitol. Nonpartisan candidate Don Etheridge recently announced he's running for the same Senate seat.

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  19. Legislature resurrects Juneau Access Project, sort ofRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A sign at the end of Glacier Highway in October 2016. The Juneau Access Improvements Project extension would begin here.

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  20. Sealaska board election short on independentsRead the original story

    May 12, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Sealaska corporate logo adorns the roof of the Southeast Alaska Native corportation's headquarters in Juneau on May 2, 2018. The logo has representations of the Eagle and Raven moieties of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures.

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