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Skagway assembly discusses how to involve the public in White Pass lease dealings; Is Alaska salmon safe from Fukushima radiation?; Trial underway in Juneau for Haines hunting guide.

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Community turns out to discuss future of Mosquito Lake School; How human acoustics affect marine mammals; Local tribe helps bring attention to fraud.

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Rep. Beth Kerttula resigns during the opening week of the legislature; Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins prepares for the session; SE halibut catch limits are increased.

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A local wins top honors at the Alcan 200; State seeks public input, again, on Tongass Management Plan; A Gustavus dock is damaged in recent storm.

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Meeting planned about the future of Mosquito Lake School; Preparing for the Alcan 200 this weekend; Sen. Bert Stedman prepares for the legislative session.

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The state investigates a report of food bourne illness in Haines; Heavy rains add troubles to a backed up sewer line in Haines; A wrap up of the Haines Borough Assembly meeting; A preview of the Skagway Assembly meeting; Rep. Beth Kerttula prepares for the legislative session.

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The state could spend more than a year deciding whether to allow a rate increase for AP&T customers; We begin our series of local lawmakers looking preparing for the legislative session.

Find the complete docket at the Regulatory Commmission of Alaska website about AP&T's proposed rate increase.

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A proposed rate increase for Alaska Power Company customers is suspended by the state for further investigation; Southeast Alaska keeps an eye out for cases of measles; A preview of the Haines Borough Assembly meeting and basketball recap.

Read the complete order from the Alaska Regulatory Commission on Alaska Power Company's proposed rate increase.

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A Haines Borough plan to install wood pellet heat systems makes it through a big step at the state level; Influenza cases still minimal in the Upper Lynn Canal; A nearly-half-million-dollar grant will speed restoration of Alaska’s oldest Haida longhouse.

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Haines Borough moves closer to selling downtown property to Aspen Hotels; New officer passes over Haines job; Residents respond to proposal for power rate increase.

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