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  1. Healing totem in Juneau channels a higher voice to strengthen...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    In this photo taken Oct. 31, 2018, Wayne Price, master Tlingit carver and associate professor of Northwest Coast arts and sciences, works on a healing pole at the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau. In this photo taken Oct. 31, 2018, Wayne Price, master Tlingit carver and associate professor of Northwest Coast arts and sciences, works on a healing pole at the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau.

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  2. Master Tlingit carver Wayne Price makes healing totemRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2018 | The Navajo Times

    The master Tlingit carver and University of Alaska Southeast faculty member is deep into the process of creating a healing totem pole for Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies, Juneau's gender-inclusive shelter for survivors of gender-based violence. The finished totem will tell a story created by Price's wife, Cherri, but the cedar chips carved off of the main log are symbolic, too.

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  3. 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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  4. Old-growth harvest proposed for Prince of WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    One of the largest old growth timber harvests in years has been proposed on Prince of Wales Island . The U.S. Forest Service says old growth logging would help fuel the local economy.

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  5. Feds propose Tongass old growth timber saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | APRN

    The Viking Lumber Mill on Prince of Wales Island is one of the last operating big sawmills in Southeast Alaska. One of the largest old growth timber harvests in years has been proposed on Prince of Wales Island .

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  6. Alaska school district grows fresh food and supports local employmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | District Administration

    Howard Valentine Coffman Cove School of the Southeast Island School District uses wood-fired boilers to heat 30,000 gallons of water for its 6,912-square-foot aquaponics greenhouse. At a a few remote a Alaska schools, produce ranging from tomatoes and squash to bok choy and cilantro is grown in greenhouses heated by wood-fired boilers.

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  7. POW supports Klawock Airport winter maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Prince of Wales Island communities and others are signing on to an effort to ensure winter maintenance at the Klawock Airport. The primary airline that uses that airport is Island Air Express.

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  8. POW Arts Extravaganza coming up Sept. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The second annual Prince of Wales Island-Wide Arts Extravaganza is coming up on Sept. 15th.

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  9. Non-subsistence deer hunting limit announced for POWRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Hunters on federal land on Prince of Wales Island will be limited to two male deer this season, unless they are federally qualified as subsistence hunters. The Craig/Thorne Bay District Ranger issued that emergency special action to restrict the harvest limit on federally-managed public lands in Unit 2. The order is effective immediately and will expire in 60 days, or when new subsistence wildlife regulations are published in the Federal Register, whichever happens first.

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  10. Agriculture secretary, Sen. Murkowski hear from POW sawmill operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Agriculture Seretary Sonny Perdue and Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski listen to Kirk Dahlstrom of Viking Lumber in Klawock. The two officials toured Prince of Wales on June 5. While it's been on the decline for years, logging remains an important segment of the economy in Southeast Alaska, particularly on Prince of Wales Island.

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  11. Murkowski, U.S. ag secretary tour Prince of Wales IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, left, and U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski talk July 5 with Kirk Dahlstrom at the Viking Lumber mill in Klawock. The mill is the largest private employer on Prince of Wales Island.

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  12. Coast Guard Rescue Roundup: June 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | National Fisherman

    Rescue and recovery tales from around the country and beyond. In this edition, two medevacs, a boat runs aground after losing power and seven people escape a sinking boat.

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  13. Secretary of Agriculture to visit Southeast timber industry sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, right, shakes hands with owner Ray Keenan after touring Rollo Bay Holdings, which specializes in potato producing, marketing, shipping and exporting, in Souris, Prince Edward Island, Canada, on Friday, June 15, 2018. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will visit Southeast Alaska on Thursday as part of a "Back to Our Roots" tour of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska.

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  14. Seven rescued after fishing boat sinks off POWRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A group of seven, including two children, was rescued Friday morning by U.S. Coast Guard crews after a fishing vessel hit a rock and sank near Thorne Bay off Prince of Wales Island. Petty Officer Third Class Lauren Dean said the Mystic Lady's skipper sent out a mayday a little after 4 a.m. Friday that the 58-foot fishing vessel had hit a rock and was sinking fast.

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  15. 7 rescued in Alaska waters after fishing boat sinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a lifeboat Friday morning in southeast Alaska waters after their fishing boat ran aground and sank.

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  16. Local students named to UAF honors listsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Area students who are named on the UAF Chancellor's List are: Sophie Clark of Craig; Jillianne Fazakerley of Ketchikan; and Madi Janes and Alexis Wagner of Metlakatla. To earn a spot on the Chancellor's List, students must have a grade point average of at least 3.9. On the UAF Dean's List are: Jeremiah Jacobson of Craig; Antoinina Hammersland-Pillaca, Alexandra Hurley, Joe Jolobenco and Cameron Showalter of Ketchikan; and Curtis Clowar of Thorne Bay.

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  17. A cover dressed to the ninesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Linn's Stamp News

    This cover features a surfeit of nines: nine 9A stamps; the cancellation date of Sept. 9, 1999; and the 99919 ZIP Code of the point of origin, Thorne Bay, Alaska.

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  18. Thunder Mountain sweeps Capital InviteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau-Douglas High School senior Tim McKenna, third from right, and junior Dalton Hoy, far right, round the second turn in the 800-meter run on Friday at the Capital Invitational track and field meet at TMHS. on Friday at the Capital Invitational track and field meet at TMHS.

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  19. POW man allegedly shot gun in houseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A 74-year-old Thorne Bay man faces assault and weapons charges after allegedly shooting a gun inside a residence Sunday evening. According to the Alaska State Troopers online dispatch report, Troopers got a call at about 9 p.m. Sunday reporting gunshots inside a Thorne Bay home.

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  20. Load moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    One year we lived in the only remaining, standing building in the old, burned cannery where I grew up. We were fixing up our floathouse to sell and the only place left to live was the small, one-room-with-a-loft, dilapidated cabin.

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