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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. New recycling program tackles illegal dumping of fishing netsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... dumping. (Photo by Asia Fisher/KSTK) A new recycling initiative aims to curb illegal dumping of fishing nets in Wrangell, and send the old nets to Slovenia to be melted down for re-use. "Any commercial fisherman can go to the dump, drop their nets ...

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  8. HD36 primary race income and expenses reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... $100 in the red. Of the 43 individuals who donated money to her campaign, 27 are from Ketchikan and one is from Wrangell. That doesn't include non-monetary contributions or any money donated by Mackey herself. The rest of the individual donations ...

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  9. How should city prepare if voters approve Home Rule?Read the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    ... Klinkner. Kenai, Kodiak, Seward, Valdez, Fairbanks, Cordova, Ketchikan, Nenana, North Pole, Palmer, Petersburg and Wrangell are all home rule cities. But those are the minority, setting up their charters in the 1960s soon after Alaska Statehood. The ...

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  10. Just Say No to Big Mines in Headwaters of Salmon RiversRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... residents still can't drink or bathe in water from the area, pending further tests... Besides the Stikine (exiting Wrangell/Petersburg), the Unuk (upstream of Misty Fjords near Ketchikan) the Taku (near Juneau), the Chilkat (Haines), the Kuskowim ...

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  11. B.C. mine disaster: Company has new mine on river running into AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Iskut is a principal tributary of the Stikine River, which crosses into the United States near the Alaska cities of Wrangell and St. Petersburg. "Based on the current status of this work and based on the current construction schedule for the power ...

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  12. Early Tests Show B.C. Tailings Spill Water - Safe'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | APRN

    ... Metals . The corporation plans to open the similar Red Chris Mine this year near the Stikine River, which ends near Wrangell. The Environment Ministry says early tests showed levels of dissolved metals and acid are within government standards. It ...

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  13. Petersburg leaders support new ferry use of boat rampRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... this boat into service." The smaller vessel is a nearly 65-foot landing craft called the Silver Eagle, currently in Wrangell. Miller told the Petersburg borough assembly that the vessel would make four day a week connections between Coffman Cove, ...

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  14. HD36 Republican candidates address issuesRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... "I've owned and operated my own small business for about 15 years, where I work in Ketchikan, Prince of Wales and Wrangell. And then my husband and I have also owned and operated a business in Wrangell for the past 18 years." Moran said she is a ...

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  15. Begich Calls For Park Service To Honor Aleut InternmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | APRN

    ... Southeast where hundreds of Unangan peoples were interned: Funter Bay, Burnett Inlet, Killisnoo, Ward Lake and the Wrangell Institute. The bill also covers the former Aleutian villages from which the people were taken: Makushin, Biorka and Kashega, ...

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  16. CoastAlaska Employment OpportunityRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... regional public media organization with seven member stations in Juneau, Sitka, Petersburg, Ketchikan, and Wrangell. We have a growing complement of public media stations around Alaska using our contract services. Deadline : Open until filled, with ...

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  17. Wrangell's new boat lift tests upper limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A boat lift hauls a 300-ton tug boat at the Wrangell Marine Service Center Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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  18. New Boat Lift Expected To Boost Wrangell's Growing Marine IndustryRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | APRN

    Wrangell's new boat lift is the second biggest in Alaska and is expected to boost the former logging town's growing marine industry.

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  19. Bearfest takes army of volunteers, 1 generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... that you found this article on Facebook. Here are some more articles that are popular on Facebook right now. WRANGELL, Alaska (AP) - It is the first day of the fifth annual Wrangell Bearfest, and Sylvia Ettefagh is looking at the clock. It seems a ...

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  20. Alaska nonprofits should unite against oil tax referendumRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... some of which affected my family's hunting and fishing guide business. We ended up having to leave our area in the Wrangell Mountains as it became a National Park. Such circumstances led to being more active in the conservation community, where ...

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