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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Governor Sean Parnell and Mickey Mouse were both in Skagway on Friday; both are interested in the Port. Polls are open Tuesday for Skagway voters to decide on $9 million in bond propositions. Haines Assembly introduces budget ordinance this week.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Local residents tell the Redistricting Board what they think of their draft maps; more at www.akredistricting.org. Governor Sean Parnell is in Skagway to sign a bill that could help the town build a year-round economy. A Craig teen with a deadly infection is doing better, public health officials say.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Police say enforcement of a new rule starts now, to keep problem bears out of Haines. A guy who lays eggs performs for the northern Lynn Canal (Power).

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Broadcaster: Anna Jacobson
Redistricting Board makes their way to Southeast Alaska to ask for opinions (Bicknell/Miller). It's the Junior class' job to put prom on for the Glacier Bears Seniors. Even birders have marathon (Bicknell).

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines dedicates a month to a form of transportation unaffected by gas prices. Principal investigator of a worldwide study on frost depth visits Haines to share data collected by local researchers: the fifth grade class.

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New ideas for parks and recreation in Haines and Skagway and a new Yukon documentary highlights one of the less remembered events in Whitehorse history for September 11th 2001.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
What do fishermen need to know about the upcoming creel survey? Taiya River Bridge closed for another inspection. Lots of musicians headed for Haines and Skagway, for Folk Fest and a traveling symphony with no age limits. Kids with First Bloom improve a block of Skagway.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Local governments prepare to face the Redistricting Board, and want constituents to do the same. The region's mayors react to the proposed maps (Garrison). Haines terminal tariff ordinance passes. Coast Guard performs a double medivac out of Haines; patients arrive in Juneau in stable condition.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
The Skagway smoking ordinance goes to ballot. A new cruise line in the Lynn Canal isn't stopping in Skagway/Haines (Schoenfeld). The Royal Wedding is at Westminster Abbey on Friday; the lighter side of the do is at the Chilkat Center Saturday. An art show holds the secrets to warding off cabin fever.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Cashing in on the latest Alaska gold rush. A regional tribal organization wants more federal attention on subsistence (Schoenfeld). A local story stumps national news show contestants.

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