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  1. Southeast Alaska population on slight upswingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The report, called Southeast Alaska by the Numbers, was recently presented at the annual Southeast Conference Membership Meeting in Wrangell. The region's population has been rebounding since 2008.

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  2. Brandon Gottung / NPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A rare type of moss never before spotted on U.S. soil has been discovered growing in Alaska's Wrangell-Elias National Park, scientists reported in a study published in the journal Evansia. A routine plant survey, part of a National Park Service program intended to create baseline data about the vegetation in three Interior Alaska national parks, turned up a moss of the species Trematodon laetevirens, the scientists report.

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  3. Northrim Bank officially completes takeoverRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... citing Southeast ties as an important factor. Langland's ties stem from his time with National Bank of Alaska in Wrangell in 1965. Beedle grew up in Juneau. Langland was a cofounder of the bank in the 1980s, what he called a challenging time to ...

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  4. Southeast economy, population levels offRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Wrangell High School instructor Drew Larrabee discusses vocational education at the Southeast Conference annual membership meeting in Wrangell Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

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  5. Southeast History: Bombs, Bolsheviks and salmon at Port AlthropRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    ... Petersburg. Deep Sea Salmon Company was incorporated by August Buschmann, one of Peter's sons, and T. C. McHugh of Wrangell (associated with Pillar Bay Packing Company and later with Imperial Candy Co in Seattle). In 1911, they started a cannery at ...

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  6. Low use forces Forest Service to close cabinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... though the trail between Saltwater and Harvey lakes will remain open to the public. Four other cabins in Sitka, Wrangell and Yakutat also will close. "If we continue to get low-use or no-use on some of these cabins, we're going to be forced to have ...

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  7. Forest Service plans to close 10 low-use cabinsRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... Sitka Ranger District; DeBoer Lake and Harvey Lake cabins on the Petersburg District; Binkley Slough Cabin on the Wrangell Ranger District; McGilvery Cabin within the Thorne Bay Ranger District; and Square Lake Cabin within the Yakutat Ranger ...

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  8. The ferry LeConte docks in Skagway in 2009.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | APRN

    ... about 25 road miles from Petersburg. The other was an Inter-Island Ferry Authority route connecting Coffman Cove, Wrangell and South Mitkof. More than $15 million in federal transportation funds paid for construction. But officials say the money ...

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  9. Ferry system plans for a new route in SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... about 25 road miles from Petersburg. The other was an Inter-Island Ferry Authority route connecting Coffman Cove, Wrangell and South Mitkof. More than $15 million in federal transportation funds paid for construction. But officials say the money ...

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  10. Southeast Conference will bring 200 people to Wrangell for annual meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Wrangell Economic Development Director Carol Rushmore said Wrangell requested to host the three-day meeting because it provides a boost for local businesses. "It's a great opportunity for the community," Rushmore said.

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  11. Borough Assembly to consider tax-free dayRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... to send Planning Commission Member John Harrington to this year's Southeast Conference, which will be held in Wrangell starting September 16th. Assembly Member Glen Thompson is already scheduled to go, but the budget has funds for two participants. ...

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  12. Board of Fisheries releases proposals for 2014-15 cycleRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... The Southeast and Yakutat crab, shrimp and miscellaneous shellfish meeting is scheduled for Jan. 21 to 27 in Wrangell, with 56 proposals on the agenda including one that overlaps with the Southeast and Yakutat finfish meeting. Almost half of the ...

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  13. Board of Fish 2014-15 agenda to include Cook Inlet clams, felt-sole bootsRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Alaska crab, shrimp and miscellaneous shellfish will be discussed in a separate meeting, Jan. 21-27, 2015 in Wrangell. Of the five Cook Inlet razor clam proposals to be discussed at the meeting, four would limit or close the eastern Cook Inlet razor ...

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  14. DOT draft plan calls for fewer Prince Rupert tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... reduction for Prince Rupert, the draft Southeast Alaska Transportation Plan includes a reduction in Ketchikan-to-Wrangell ferry runs; it would go from five to four in the summer. Another concern raised at the public input meeting is a terminal in ...

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  15. Heacox's compelling narrative tells how Alaska's glaciers moved John MuirRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in 1879. In a Tlingit canoe with Tlingit guides, he and his friend, the Presbyterian missionary S. Hall Young, left Wrangell in October of that year and traveled nearly 900 miles in the next 40 days, into Glacier Bay and to the top of Lynn Canal, ...

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  16. EBDG Completes Repower of COLUMBIARead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | Marine News

    ... the Alaska Marine Highway System's flagship vessel, linking a number of inside passage communities from Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg and Juneau to Haines, Skagway and Sitka. The 418-foot vessel accommodates 1,000 passengers, 80 crew members and ...

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  17. For the best views in Alaska, you need to "get high"Read the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... packages, where they set up the tents and prepare the meals. You bring your own hiking boots and rain gear. We used Wrangell Mountain Air out of McCarthy for an overnight trip up to Iceberg Lake with St. Elias Alpine Guides . Our goal was to do some ...

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  18. Wrangell starts recycling netsRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    The Wrangell Cooperative Association, in conjunction with the Petersburg Indian Association, Trident Seafoods and th city of Wrangell, has started a new recycling iniative that aims to send old fishing nets to Slovenia.

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  19. Making Local Work: Sqawking Raven makes happy noise in WrangellRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    ... something new. On Aug. 1, Bruce and Christie opened Squawking Raven B&B, the newest place for visitors to stay in Wrangell. From their wood-walled home about a quarter-mile from the center of town, the pair of longtime Wrangell residents see their ...

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  20. Fish Factor: Russian import ban hits Alaska salmonRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    ... projects are finally approved. The Red Chris mine is located in a watershed that drains into the Stikine River near Wrangell; the Tulsequah Chief mine is in the Taku River watershed near Juneau. Meanwhile, Alaska state officials are defending mine ...

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