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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Friends of Picture Point gather to brainstorm. Skagway is the envy of work commuters around the state. Haines researches commuting by ATV. Juneau Airport improvements continue (Kelly). Klondike and Haines Highways named two of only a few U.S. Bicycle Routes in Alaska.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Regulating noises in Skagway. Honoring a local military veteran. An orphaned brown bear cub safe in Sitka (KCAW). A woman is safe after days stranded at Lake LaBerge. Water safety course offered in Haines.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Skagway residents approve $1 million in bonds for the small boat harbor. Wireless customers lose service temporarily. Graduation and promotions start with Skagway and Klukwan. A traditional canoe launch, after a year of carving (Henry).

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
State and U.S. officials take a stand on Southeast transportation. Spring Stroll is an open house for Skagway businesses. Local talent raises money for student travel. Skagway Craft Brew Fest results are in.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Skagway voters OK another $5 million to go to the project bolstered by a bill signed Friday. Two bond propositions uncertain until absentee vote tally. Haines Borough introduces FY12 budget. Energy-conscience architects share tips (Power/Bicknell). Haines School student body election results (Jacobson).

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
A successful rescue southeast of Cordova is the second downed plane for Coast Guard in one week. University of Alaska Southeast graduation numbers up (Schoenfeld). Don Young speaks about Southeast issues (KCAW). Gold Rush: Alaska reality stars join Haines residents at a community tourism night this week.

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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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