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  1. Alaska ferry officials consider fuel alternativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | APRN

    The fast ferry Fairweather's engines run on diesel. Marine highway officials are not considering replacing them with electric engines.

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  2. Juneau-Whitehorse flight to connect sister citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | APRN

    Alaska Seaplanes recently announced that they will add a new flight between Juneau and Whitehorse . This is a big deal for travelers in Southeast Alaska because it opens up international travel directly from the capital city, which hasn't existed for some time.

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  3. Juneau's Dennis Egan reflects on why his successor must learn to - get along'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | APRN

    Sen. Dennis Egan uses a display cabinet in the Capitol for support Feb. 8, 2018, while chatting with KTVA reporter Steve Quinn, left, and camera operator Ken Kulovany, after doing an interview. Egan suffers from multiple sclerosis and severe vertigo, to which he attributed his decision not to run for re-election following the end of his term.

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  4. Skagway residents sell barbecue sandwiches in fundraising effort for Florida shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | APRN

    An estimated 190-200 sandwiches were sold to benefit victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneham Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Last week, 17 people, including students and staff, were killed in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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  5. Alaska Sen. Dennis Egan won't seek re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | APRN

    Alaska Sen. Dennis Egan says he won't seek re-election this year but plans to serve out his term. The 70-year-old Douglas resident said he has health issues including a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, which has given him severe vertigo that makes it hard to travel.

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  6. Former Skagway tribal employee sentenced for embezzling $300,000 from tribeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | APRN

    A woman who embezzled over $300,000 from the Skagway Traditional Council was sentenced to serve 18 months in prison. Delia Commander, 64, of Oregon pleaded guilty on one count of embezzlement and must pay almost the entire sum of $297,731 in restitution to the council, according to the office of Alaska's District Attorney.

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  7. Stonecliff, the story of Alaskaa s a oeIrish PrinceaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | KSKA

    Stonecliff , an original musical about the building of a railway from Skagway into the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush by Michael J. Heney, Alaska's "Irish Prince", will perform at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium November 10-12. Playwright Conrad Boyce joins Stage Talk this week via phone line from Whitehorse, Yukon where the play is currently in rehearsal.

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  8. New book tells untold story of black soldiers who built the Alaska HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | APRN

    The 10,000 U.S. soldiers who built the Alaska Highway included about 3,500 African-American troops, who mainly worked from Alaska southward into Canada. Much of the history of the Alaska Highway up to this point has overlooked the sacrifices and mistreatment of the black men involved in its construction.

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  9. Southeast economy down, with a few bright spotsRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2017 | APRN

    The cruise ship Noordam brought close to 2,000 passengers to Haines on Sept. 20, 2017.

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  10. Sport fishing for king salmon to reopen in Southeast, except near Haines and SkagwayRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2017 | APRN

    Restrictions on king salmon sport fishing will be lifted soon for most of Southeast, except Haines and Skagway. Sport fishing for king salmon in the region has been nearly non-existent for the last few months.

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  11. 2018 Alaska Teacher of the Year nominee: Kent FieldingRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2017 | APRN

    Kent Fielding is a high school English and History teacher from the Skagway School District. He's one of the finalists for the 2018 Alaska Teacher of the Year award.

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

    Sep 12, 2017 | 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.

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

    Sep 11, 2017 | 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.

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

    Sep 5, 2017 | 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.

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

    Aug 24, 2017 | 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.

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  16. 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.

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  17. 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.

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