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  1. 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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  2. New book explores how firearms changed Native AmericaRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    It's a story familiar to anyone who reads the news. A nation is invaded by a foreign power.

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  3. SAIL to expandRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Southeast Alaska Independent Living will soon have more services in Hoonah, Angoon, Yakutat, Metlakatla, Kake and Klawock. SAIL is one of three organizations across the country chosen to pilot a national program aimed towards increasing independent living services for rural Alaska Natives experiencing a disability.

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  4. Sealaska to honor warriors, veterans for Native American Heritage MonthRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Sealaska Heritage Institute and Sealaska will honor traditional Native warriors and veterans at the institute's annual lecture series to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. The lectures will be held from noon-1 p.m. in Shuk Ht at the Walter Soboleff Building.

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  5. Municipal elections this Tuesday, Oct. 4Read the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Two seats for three-year terms on the city council. Candidates for Seat A are David Merculief, Gail Tharpe-Lucero, Reanna Kookesh-Booth, Forrest D. Braley Sr., Edward Jack and Ida May Jack.

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  6. Yakutat man stars in a Magnificent SevenaRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    For many across Southeast, the draw to the theaters this past weekend wasn't the chance to see a classic remade, it was the chance to see a local on the big screen. Martin Sensmeier of Yakutat is starring in "The Magnificent Seven" with big name actors like Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt.

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  7. Bull moose harvest quota established for Yakutat areaRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The Yakutat District Ranger, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, has established the moose harvest quota for Unit 5A, except the Nunatak Bench, at 55 bulls. No more than 25 of those bulls are to be taken from the area west of the Dangerous River.

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  8. Fundraiser for family who lost house, brother in Yakutat fireRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has set up a crowdfunding account to help Ralph and Gloria Wolfe recover from a fire that gutted their home and killed Gloria's brother, Eric James Anderstrom. Ralph, Gloria and their two children, Jackson, 5, and Jace, 3, were in Juneau attending a Tlingit language immersion retreat when the fire started in the kitchen on Saturday morning.

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  9. Yakutat honors 75th anniversary of World War II air base openingRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The Alaska Warbird Museum, which aims to honor Yakutat's World War II history, invites Southeast Alaskans to an event in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Yakutat air base's opening. The year 2016 holds many 75th anniversaries to major World War II events.

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  10. Tlingit language apprentices graduateRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    "Lingt tundatani." Loosely translated, the phrase means "Tlingit perspective" or "Tlingit world view."

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  11. Fish Factor: August king opener likely in SoutheastRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    For salmon, total catches by July 8 were nearing 28 million fish, of which 10 million were sockeyes, primarily from Bristol Bay. Last week marked the catch of the two billionth sockeye from the Bay since the fishery began in 1884.

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  12. In the Works: Alison BremnerRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Alison Bremner is a Tlingit artist living in Yakutat and apprenticing in the Tlingit language. She is a member of the Git-Hoan and Mount Saint Elias Dancers.

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  13. In MemoriamRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    In honor of Celebration, here is a look at a few people who left a big impact on the Alaska Native community before "walking into the forest" this past year: She was born and raised in Yakutat. Her father was a clan leader and she was raised in a traditional Tlingit household in which her first language was Tlingit, according to the Alaska Dispatch News.

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  14. Yakutat artist Alison Bremner to exhibit in Anchorage museumRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    A review panel organized by the Anchorage Museum recently selected five Alaska artists to present exhibitions at the museum between 2017 and 2019. They include: Alison Bremner , Thomas Chung Alanna DeRocchi , Elizabeth Irving and Amy Meissner .

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  15. Yakutat Youth Community Corps Project receives grantRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The Yakutat Ranger District and City and Borough of Yakutat recently employed a nine-person AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps youth crew in a program called the Yakutat Youth Community Corps Project. This project received a National Fish and Wildlife Foundation 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Initiative grant for $50,000.

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