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  1. Southeast power agency plans to bond for dam raisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... by selling bonds. The Southeast Alaska Power Agency, or SEAPA, sells electricity to utilities in Ketchikan, Wrangell and Petersburg. That organization wants to raise the height of a dam at Swan Lake near Ketchikan to boost the amount of water it can ...

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  2. SEAPA makes case for Swan Lake expansionRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A power agency in southern Southeast is floating plans to finance a project to increase its hydro storage capacity by selling bonds. The Southeast Alaska Power Agency, or SEAPA, sells electricity to utilities in Ketchikan, Wrangell and Petersburg.

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  3. Wrangell officials discuss local impact of state budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    As state officials decide where to make cuts in the face of a major budget deficit, Wrangell officials are trying to figure out how to cope with a drop in state funding. "With the price of oil where it's at, the state of Alaska is whacking and chopping.

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  4. Wrangell Assembly asks state to fully fund revenue sharingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Gov. Bill Walker speaks to a joint session of the Alaska Legislature during his State of the Budget Address, Jan. 22, 2015. Wrangell officials are worried state budget cuts will impact the Community Revenue Sharing Program that makes up a large portion of the borough's income.

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  5. As Alaska Dall sheep populations shrink, guides and hunters vie for bigger share of harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... 56,740 to 45,010 sheep. Sheep numbers are falling across the Brooks Range and on the Kenai Peninsula. In the north Wrangell Mountains, they're stable or decreasing, and in the south Wrangells they're stable or increasing. Most other mountain ranges ...

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  6. Haines Police faces serious shortfall in state budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... cost the DOC about $10.5 million this year. Southeast communities that would be affected are Haines, Petersburg, Wrangell, Sitka and Craig. There are two DOC-run corrections facilities in Southeast where inmates can serve out longer sentences - in ...

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  7. B.C. mine gets OK to test mill, tailings pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... on the Iskut River, a tributary of the Stikine, a salmon-rich waterway that enters the ocean near Petersburg and Wrangell. Officials at Imperial Metals' Vancouver, B.C., headquarters did not return requests for information or comment. In fact, they ...

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  8. Tent City Days begins Feb. 5 in WrangellRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    Tent City Days, an annual event celebrating Wrangell's Gold Rush history, will be held this year from Feb. 5-8 in various locations around Wrangell. According to information provided by Tent City Days, Wrangell's role in the gold rush began on Buck's Bar near Telegraph Creek B.C. in 1861 when fur trader Alexander "Buck" Choquette discovered gold there.

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  9. Juneau joins chorus of communities calling for international mine review panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Imperial Metals, also owns the Red Chris Mine , which is close to opening on the Stikine River upstream from Wrangell and Petersburg. Hardcastle says if any of the transboundary mines or mining projects near the Alaska-Canada border pollute ...

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  10. Mine Dam Collapse Report Cites Bad DesignRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | APRN

    ... its owner, Imperial Metals, is about to open the Red Chris Mine near the Stikine River, which enters the ocean near Wrangell and Petersburg. Another mine under exploration is the KSM, which will operate near two watersheds that drain into the ...

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  11. Eyak Salvaged, Back In SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | APRN

    ... tow. Those watching as the vessel was tied up at Sitka Sound Seafoods said the plan for now is to take the Eyak to Wrangell for repairs. Michael Wortman, the head of the Coast Guard marine safety detachment in Sitka, said that in total, the Eyak ...

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  12. Board of Fish changes some shrimp pot reporting requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... way to go, as far as adjusting our fisheries management approach to these pot shrimp fisheries," Thynes said. Wrangell fisherman Sylvia Ettefagh said the shrimp pot fishery is more complex, so she thinks guideline levels are not adequate for ...

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  13. State board closes two areas to commercial Dungeness crab fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska's Board of Fish this month for the most part voted down proposed closures for commercial Dungeness crabbing around Southeast. However, the board during a meeting in Wrangell did support closed areas around Angoon and Hoonah.

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  14. Haines is oldest community in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... percent are age 20 to 64, and 20 percent are 19 and under. Haines' age demographics are most similar to Hoonah and Wrangell out of all the Southeast communities surveyed. Wrangell is the only other community in the state with 18 percent of residents ...

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  15. After interview flap, Maw in, Johnstone out on Board of FisheriesRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... meeting on Jan. 14. Maw's place on the board will be effective Jan. 28 following a Jan. 21-27 board meeting in Wrangell. If confirmed at the end of the legislative session, Maw will alter the composition of the Board of Fisheries by giving ...

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  16. Board of Fisheries chairman resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... uck for the next two meetings," Johnstone said. Johnstone will officially resign after this week's board meeting in Wrangell. The board has two more meetings coming up. One is in Sitka next month, and the other is in Anchorage in March.

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  17. Johnstone quits Board of FisheriesRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Homer News

    ... to discuss his appointment. Walker contacted Johnstone on Tuesday as the Board of Fisheries chairman was heading to Wrangell for a board meeting. "Today, I spoke with Chair Karl Johnstone and expressed my sincere disappointment in the recent lack of ...

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  18. Pat Roppel - Alaska historian, adventurer, authorRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    ... The Roppels lived in several Southeast Alaskan communities; after Ketchikan, they moved to Sitka, and then to Wrangell. Pat was involved in and supported museums and historical societies in those towns, and she also served several terms on the ...

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  19. Board of Fisheries Chairman ResignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | APRN

    ... process was respected." His resignation is effective Jan. 27, after the Board of Fisheries finishes a meeting in Wrangell to consider Southeast shellfish proposals. Governor Walker nominated Roland Maw, the candidate rejected by the Board of ...

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  20. Kake powerline project a little closer to constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Southeast Alaska Power Agency, the Ketchikan based owner of transmission lines and two hydro-electric projects near Wrangell and Ketchikan. SEAPA would own and maintain a new transmission line to Kake, if it pencils out and if SEAPA could land grant ...

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