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  1. Missing boaters not found after Tuesday searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Troy Smart, age 45, and Timothy Staples, age 38, both of Metlakatla, reportedly left Mountain Point near Ketchikan shortly after midnight Saturday heading to Cowboys Camp on Annette Island. When they did not arrive when expected early Sunday morning, the fiance of one of the men called the Coast Guard.

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  2. Search suspended for missing boatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The search has been suspended for two boaters who went missing early Sunday morning on a trip from Mountain Point in Ketchikan to Annette Island in Metlakatla. That according to Coast Guard public affairs officer Bill Colcough.

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  3. Coast Guard continues search for missing boaters from MetlakatlaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    Crews with the U.S. Coast Guard continued searching Monday for the two men missing from a skiff that capsized south of Ketchikan in Southeast Alaska early Sunday. Alaska State Troopers identified the men in an online dispatch as Troy Smart, 45, and Timothy Staples, 38, both of Metlakatla.

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  4. Boaters still missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... men." Alaska State Troopers have identified the missing men as Troy Smart, 45, and Timothy Staples, 38, both of Metlakatla. They reportedly left Mountain Point near Ketchikan shortly after midnight Saturday. The fiance of one of the men expected ...

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  5. Scrambling to save a dying language in MetlakatlaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... To young children, a 26-foot monument seemed tall enough to pierce the sky. It would be the first pole raised in Metlakatla since the Tsimshians arrived from nearby British Columbia in 1887. "What this did was create a norm for us," said Hudson, now ...

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  6. A great day': House votes to put Indigenous Peoples Day on Columbus DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Peninsula Clarion

    In this file photo, the Git-Hoan Dancers of Metlakatla give their take on snapping selfies during a performance for Celebration 2016 at Centennial Hall. Celebration is a biennial festival that celebrates Alaska Native culture and the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples.

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  7. Dictionary of Sma algyax now onlineRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Capital City Weekly

    ... hose students who are revitalizing the language. Compiled by Donna May Roberts with assistance from the elders of Metlakatla.

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  8. PeaceHealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Mental Health Trust Land Office Executive Director John Morrison says that while a federal land exchange deal wasn't approved by Congress during its last session, he is confident that the reintroduced bill will pass this year. more For the past couple years, Metlakatla residents have been asked to conserve power.

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  9. Walker to Legislature: Put your plan on the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... of the State speech referenced a picture given to him by Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott. The picture was of a group of Metlakatla residents in the 1900s pulling stumps. They all stood around a single rope, pulling the stumps with pure muscle power. "We have ...

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  10. Metlakatla hopes to increase hydro capacityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    For the past couple years, Metlakatla residents have been asked to conserve power. The lake levels on Annette Island have been low, and this winter's cold, dry spell made things even worse.

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  11. For Haines and Skagway, 2016 was the warmest year on recordRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | KSKA

    ... not alone. Communities across Alaska felt above average temperatures. "The warmest year of record observed from Metlakatla, to Barrow, to Dutch Harbor, and most places in between," Thoman said. "At least based on the data we have so far, every ...

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  12. From Anchorage to Utqia vik, 2016 was the warmest year on record in much of AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    From Metlakatla to UtqiaA vik, 2016 was the warmest year on record in much of Alaska, according to preliminary data released Sunday by the National Weather Service. What's especially striking about the year is how widespread the warmth was, said Rick Thoman, the climate science and services manager for NWS in Alaska.

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  13. Rally the Regions basketball: Bristol Bay girls, Unalakleet boys earn chances at back-to-back titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The defending champions of the Rally the Regions Hardwood Classic - the Bristol Bay girls and the Unalakleet boys - will try for repeats Friday when the second-year 2A basketball tournament concludes at Begich Middle School. Bristol Bay knocked off Petersburg, the defending state champion, 55-28, and Unalakleet came from behind to down Metlakatla 60-54 Thursday.

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  14. Ferry riders on Southeast route to see new ticket policyRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2016 | The Navajo Times

    Ferry spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said those riding the small ferry Lituya will pay for a round trip to go one direction and get a free trip on the way back. The Lituya, which is the ferry system's only one-route ship, takes passengers between Metlakatla and Ketchikan, CoastAlaska News reported .

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  15. Ferry riders on Southeast route to see new ticket policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... free trip on the way back. The Lituya, which is the ferry system's only one-route ship, takes passengers between Metlakatla and Ketchikan, CoastAlaska News reported ( http://bit.ly/2gsmkCm ). "This seemed like a good solution because, when you're ...

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  16. Ferry Lituya to get new payment systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The ferry Lituya loads vehicles onto its car deck at the Ketchikan Ferry Terminal before sailing to Metlakatla. "You pay round trip when you're going one direction and then it's a free trip going the other direction," he said.

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  17. Ferry changing payment system for Southeast routeRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The ferry Lituya loads vehicles onto its car deck at the Ketchikan Ferry Terminal before sailing to Metlakatla. "You pay round trip when you're going one direction and then it's a free trip going the other direction," he said.

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  18. Shellfish advisoryRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Recent shellfish samples from Gantina/Harbor Way in Hoonah and Annette Island/Moss Point and Sand Bar in Metlakatla have elevated levels of PSP toxins and are unsafe to eat. All samples are analyzed by The Sitka Tribe of Alaska Environmental Research Lab .

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  19. a Photographic sovereigntya in MetlakatlaRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The prevailing narrative has it that the more than 800 people who relocated from Canada to Metlakatla, Alaska in 1887 completely rejected traditional Tsimshian ways. But the photographs of Benjamin Alfred Haldane, one of North America's first professional indigenous photographers, tell a different story.

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  20. Metlakatla elects new councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Eleven candidates were vying for six seats. The top vote getters were incumbents Byron Hayward with 357 votes, Gavin Hudson with 303, William Wilson with 280, and Louie Wagner Jr. with 274. Joining the council are Keolani Booth with 259 votes and Matthew Bergtold with 245 votes.

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