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  1. Washington man accused of murder in Yakutat stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    A fight in Yakutat between two Washington state residents ended with one stabbed to death and the other arrested for murder, Alaska State Troopers say. John L. Stapleton, 46, was arrested for second-degree murder Monday after an investigation revealed he and 61-year-old John Fergerson Sr. got into a fight and Stapleton stabbed Fergerson, according to a dispatch from troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters.

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  2. Investigators release report on Alaska helicopter crash that killed 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... do we," investigator Joshua Lindberg said. The helicopter had taken off from the Juneau airport and was traveling to Yakutat. The aircraft was being delivered to Anchorage from the Airbus Helicopters factory in Grand Prairie, Texas, according to the ...

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  3. US releases report on Alaska helicopter crash that killed 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... do we," investigator Joshua Lindberg said. The helicopter had taken off from the Juneau airport and was traveling to Yakutat. The aircraft was being delivered to Anchorage from the Airbus Helicopters factory in Grand Prairie, Texas, according to the ...

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  4. Coast Guard suspends search after Alaska helicopter crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... aircraft on Friday. The report indicated that a private helicopter with four people on board had not arrived in Yakutat as was expected. Officials have said that two adults and two young people were on the helicopter, which was reported to be new ...

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  5. Helicopter crash survivor rescued in Alaska; 3 missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... at about 6:30 p.m. Friday from the Juneau Flight Service Station. The private helicopter had been expected to reach Yakutat on Friday but had not arrived, the alert said. Clint Johnson, chief of the National Transportation Safety Board in Alaska, ...

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  6. 2 adults and a youth missing after helicopter crash near Lituya BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... a helicopter crashed near Lituya Bay on Friday with two adults and two adolescents on board. The group was bound for Yakutat on Friday and reported overdue in the evening. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka sent a Jayhawk helicopter crew to Lituya Bay ...

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  7. Total wages rose in Alaska in early 2018, even though jobs were downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... were the North Slope Borough, Aleutians East Borough, Aleutians West Census Area, and the City and Borough of Yakutat. In Anchorage, wages were up 1.7 percent while jobs were down. Wages grew 1.5 percent in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, which ...

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  8. Kenai River to reopen to sockeye salmon fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... weaker than managers forecast, leading to closures in personal use, sport, subsistence and commercial fisheries from Yakutat to Chignik.

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  9. Kodiak-based district sees challenger to caucus-switching RepublicanRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2018 | APRN

    Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, speaks at a House majority press availability in April, on the left. Rich Walker, on the right, is challenging her for the Republican nomination for the Alaska House district that includes Kodiak, Cordova and Yakutat.

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  10. Kodiak-based district sees challenger to caucus-switching RepublicanRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, speaks at a House majority press availability in April, on the left. Rich Walker, on the right, is challenging her for the Republican nomination for the Alaska House district that includes Kodiak, Cordova and Yakutat.

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  11. July 2018 is warmest month ever in JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    ... Alaska. Ketchikan saw its second-warmest July on record, as did Skagway. Klawock, Sitka, Petersburg, Haines, Yakutat, and every other community in Southeast had temperatures well above normal. While the sunshine and warmth brought people in droves ...

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  12. As lands uplift, a wetland refuge in Juneau is losing groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | APRN

    ... to essentially claim ownership over these new lands. Isostatic rebound in Southeast Alaska is occurring between Yakutat and Sitka, and it's especially apparent in relatively flat wetlands. (Photo by Elizabeth Jenkins/Alaska's Energy Desk) Rue points ...

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  13. Grant offers housing for Alaska Native veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Murdock has traveled throughout Southeast Alaska since taking on the project. The program has helped people in Yakutat, Juneau, Petersburg, Saxman and Craig. Norton said he and Murdock walk around Juneau promoting the program and receiving tips from ...

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  14. Yakutat Tlingit Tribe's Salmon Proposal Rejected By AK Board Of FisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | KIMO

    The Alaska Board of Fisheries has rejected a proposal by the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe, that seeks to stop all salmon species sport fishing near Yakutat, according to reports. Specifically, the proposal calls for the ban at Situk River's drainage point area, as the 49th State's salmon stocks have been extremely low this summer season.

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  15. Board of Fisheries shoots down Yakutat emergency petitionRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    ... Fisheries has turned down a proposal to halt sport fishing for all salmon species in the Situk River drainage near Yakutat. The decision came at a BoF meeting in Anchorage on Tuesday, during which the board considered four emergency petitions aimed ...

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  16. It is a blessing': Grant offering housing for Alaska Native veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Murdock has traveled throughout Southeast Alaska since taking on the project. The program has helped people in Yakutat, Juneau, Petersburg, Saxman and Craig. Norton said he and Murdock walk around Juneau promoting the program and receiving tips from ...

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  17. Hatchery-marked salmon important for management, international relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... parts of the treaty that affect Alaska primarily deal with Canada, though the section on king salmon stretches from Yakutat to Oregon. Fish and Game Deputy Commissioner Charlie Swanton, one of the Pacific Salmon Treaty negotiators for the U.S. , ...

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  18. It is a blessing': Housing grant offering housing for Alaska Native veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    ... Murdock has traveled throughout Southeast Alaska since taking on the project. The program has helped people in Yakutat, Juneau, Petersburg, Saxman and Craig. Norton said he and Murdock walk around Juneau promoting the program and receiving tips from ...

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  19. Letter: Stand for salmon as fishing shuts downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sockeye fishing in Yakutat and the Situk River has been shut down. According to the Department of Fish and Game, there are closures for kings and other salmon in Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan, Haines, Skagway, Petersburg, Wrangell, Mat-Su rivers, the Kenai, Anchor River, Kasilof and Deep Creek.

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  20. Fish Factor: Bristol Bay lone bright spot for salmon so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... just 212,000 sockeyes were taken through July 6, making it the weakest harvest in 38 years. Sockeye fishing at Yakutat has been closed due to the lowest returns in 50 years; likewise, fishermen at Chignik also have yet to see an opener. Fishery ...

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