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  1. Alaskan effort targets abandoned vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Recycling Today

    Eight small towns in southeastern Alaska are working to devise a system to move abandoned end-of-life vehicles into the auto recycling stream. An online report from Gavel, Alaska-based television station KTOO estimates the effort can yield an estimated 3,000 tons of scrap metal.

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  2. Eight Southeast cities target metal junkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Old trucks are parked in the bushes in Wrangell. The Southeast city is one of eight working on a group agreement to collect and barge old vehicles and other scrap metal south for recycling.

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  3. Petersburg may consider letting ATVs on Mitkof Island roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    Voters in southern Alaska may find a question about whether to allow all-terrain vehicles on the roads of Mitkof island on this year's ballot. Local four-wheeler owner Richard Burke plans to collect signatures this spring for a vote to allow ATVs and snow machines on local streets, KFSK-FM reported Wednesday.

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  4. Petersburg may consider letting ATVs on Mitkof Island roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Voters in southern Alaska may find a question about whether to allow all-terrain vehicles on the roads of Mitkof island on this year's ballot.

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  5. Good times with Kenny from the dump, breakout star of 'Alaskan Bush People'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Another week, another episode of "Alaskan Bush People" is here. Plus there was the return of "Bering Sea Gold" - and nothing else interesting has happened in the world .

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  6. Alaska For Real: Finding neighbors in the wildernessRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    As kids we lived so far out in the bush with only our family for companions that when my parents mentioned that neighbors would be moving in, we didn't know what to make of it. After pondering the news, my oldest brother decided action was called for.

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  7. TurkeyMan: The Absolutely True Story of a Part-Time Indian TerroristRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | OpEdNews

    Deep in the woods of Alaska, I realized the jig was up. Thorne Bay was a logging camp, an island off the mainland, and remote enough that one can hide out as a part-time Indian terrorist, which is what I did.

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  8. Convicted killer testifies at Waterman trialRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    As teens at a Juneau Bible camp years ago, Brian Radel and his new friend Jason Arrant made a blood oath to do whatever the other needed done. "A blood oath means that whatever you say, you cannot get out of.

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  9. USFS offers free government contracting workshopsRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The U.S. Forest Service is offering free government contracting workshops in seven Southeast communities for small businesses interested in contract work with the federal government and the Forest Service. Workshops will be held on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 2 - 5 p.m. They will focus on certification and resources for economic opportunity, and help small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities.

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  10. Public input meetings set for POW planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The U.S. Forest Service is kicking off its Prince of Wales Landscape Level Analysis Project with public input meetings in Thorne Bay, Naukati and Craig. According to the Forest Service, the Thorne Bay and Craig Ranger Districts want broad public input on how National Forest lands in that area will be managed for the next 10-15 years.

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  11. Anchorage hunter trips, shoots himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A 50-year-old Anchorage man suffered non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday after accidentally shooting himself in the face while duck hunting in the Thorne Bay area. According to the Alaska State Troopers online dispatch, the accident took place Wednesday afternoon.

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  12. Duck hunter survives accidental shooting in faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Alaska State Troopers say the man was hunting for ducks Wednesday afternoon near Thorne Bay on Prince of Wales Island.

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  13. Woman suffers traumatic leg injury after accidentally shooting herselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Prince of Wales Island woman who accidentally shot herself Wednesday night suffered serious leg trauma and was expected to be medivaced. Alaska State Troopers were notified of the accident at about 10:30 p.m., according to the online troopers dispatch.

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  14. Accidental shooting on Prince of WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A Prince of Wales Island woman who accidentally shot herself Wednesday night suffered serious leg trauma and was expected to be medivaced. According to the Alaska State Troopers online dispatch, troopers were notified of the accident at around 10:30 p.m. The 29-year-old woman had been removing a gun from the back seat of a vehicle when it accidentally fired and shot her in the leg.

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  15. Election results for Saxman and some POW communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Saxman and Prince of Wales Island voters hit the polls Tuesday. Here are unofficial results from those communities in the KRBD listening area.

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  16. David C. GoodmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | The News-Review

    David passed way at the age of 63, on Friday, August 26, 2016. He was born in Roseburg, OR, on January 25, 1953.

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  17. What's happening this week July 6th - 12th, 2016Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Wednesday, June 22, 12 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building. Dr. Caitlin Stern and Dr. Jessie Barker, visiting scholars at SHI, will share the results of their study on Alaska Native identity.

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  18. What's happening this week June 22nd - 28th, 2016Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Wednesday, June 22, 12 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building. Dr. Caitlin Stern and Dr. Jessie Barker, visiting scholars at SHI, will share the results of their study on Alaska Native identity.

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  19. ANILCA change opens up USFS job opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Two U.S. Forest Service positions are available on Prince of Wales Island. That's not really news.

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  20. Youth fishing events to be held around SoutheastRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The Tongass National Forest, partner agencies, groups, businesses, and local volunteers are sponsoring youth fishing events throughout Southeast. No experience is needed to participate in these events.

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