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  1. Alaska Marine Highway drops price for Taku ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | APRN

    The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Taku was tied up in 2015. It's been for sale, but so far no one has submitted a bid.

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  2. Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | APRN

    A bill to fund the federal government through September is on the move in Congress, and it includes a long-sought land trade in Southeast Alaska. The swap would exchange Alaska Mental Health Trust land near Ketchikan, Petersburg and other Southeast cities for about 20,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest.

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  3. Southeast Alaska tribal government moves into defense contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | APRN

    Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska President Richard Peterson, right, poses with delegates during this month's Tribal Assembly in Juneau. Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska President Richard Peterson said funding cuts threaten its programs.

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  4. Alaska's congressional delegation sticking by Sea GrantRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | APRN

    When President Donald Trump's blueprint budget came out in March, it included eliminating funding for the Sea Grant program for next year. But Alaska's congressional delegation doesn't want it to go away.

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  5. 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.

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  6. Forest Service mishandled timber sales, environmental group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | APRN

    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility cited internal Forest Service documents in its critique of Tongass management. The national forest includes most of Southeast Alaska.

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  7. Southeast tribal court builds on its experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | APRN

    Presiding Judge Debra O'Gara discusses tribal justice in the Juneau courtroom of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. It started with child support and paternity cases and branched out to include domestic violence protection orders, custody disputes and adoptions.

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  8. Inter-Island Ferry attracts more passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | APRN

    The Inter-Island Ferry Authority ship Stikine sails to its Ketchikan terminal in 2008. It and its sister ship, the Prince of Wales, are carrying more passengers following a drop in ridership.

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  9. Longtime leader Rosita Worl to leave Sealaska boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | APRN

    Longtime Sealaska regional Native corporation board member Rosita Worl will step down as a director in June. She will continue to head up the Sealaska Heritage Institute.

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  10. Tied-up ferry Taku is for saleRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | APRN

    The ferry Taku waits to load passengers in Sitka while it was still sailing. It's been tied up and now is for sale.

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  11. Low salmon projections cancel popular Southeast Spring King DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | APRN

    The Golden North Salmon Derby has three official stations, Douglas, Auke Bay and Amalga Harbor. The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has organized the Spring King Salmon Derby for two decades.

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  12. Alaska News Nightly by Alaska Public MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | KSKA

    They're sealable pouches containing active carbon. When drugs and water are added, the carbon neutralizes them.

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  13. AK: Wintertime basketball in KakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | KSKA

    This winter, Kake's junior high basketball team is playing home games for the first time since 2010, appearing on the court before their community for the first time. Wintertime means a few things in rural Alaska.

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  14. British Columbia will clean up mine near JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | KSKA

    A Tulsequah Chief Mine settling pond overflows at the site about 40 miles northeast of Juneau Sept. 26, 2016.

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  15. Alaska News Nightly: January 2nd, 2017Read the original story

    Jan 2, 2017 | KSKA

    Police say a 21-year-old woman was killed after she was hit by a car in Fairbanks, just a few hours after she had been released from the city jail yesterday morning. The U.S. Forest Service is moving forward with a project to restore a stream damaged by decades-old logging and road-building south of Petersburg.

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  16. Restoring Ohmer CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | KSKA

    The U.S. Forest Service is moving forward with a project to restore a stream damaged by decades-old logging and road-building south of Petersburg. The work will likely mean logging some other trees on another part of the island, and that's generated some opposition.

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  17. Alaska, British Columbia detail transboundary mine pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | KSKA

    Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott opens the first teleconferenced meeting of a bilateral working group on transboundary mines Dec. 16. Shown are, from the left, Meghan Topkok, First Alaskans Institute; Barbara Blake, senior adviser to Mallott; Mallott; and David Rogers and Jackie Timothy, Department of Fish and Game. Alaska and British Columbia are working out details of how they will handle transboundary mine concerns.

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  18. Funding for new Craig harbor will have to waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | APRN

    A bill on its way to the president's desk authorizes most of the money needed to build a new boat harbor in Craig. But the funding itself will wait for future congressional action.

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  19. AK: Hundreds of Douglas kids band together in music classRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | KSKA

    Gastineau Elementary School student Sophia Lundeman sings and plays guitar during a music class led by Patrick Murphy When you think about an elementary school music class, a choir might come to mind. The students sing choral standards with their teacher standing in front, or backing them up on piano.

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  20. Alaska Mental Heath Trust looks to Icy Cape sands for resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | APRN

    The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority is advancing plans to mine Gulf of Alaska beach sands about 75 miles northwest of Yakutat. The trust's board allocated $2 million last month to create a new entity to begin developing the project on land it owns at Icy Cape.

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