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The siskin is one migratory songbird here (photo by Sergey Yeliseev/flickr)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
A native leader shares opinion on state oil taxes (Schoenfeld). The Haines hump is slow and drilling for soil samples continues. A bird observatory in Haines could shed light on changes in migratory bird habits.

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31st Hotch tournament will be in the Haines School gym (photo by T. Bicknell)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Southeast crabbers have more leeway with how they mark their buoys (Viechniki). A new fund offers tens of thousands to Skagway arts causes (Wiley). Mammogram van announces next visit. Weekend's Hotch tournament enlists two new local teams. First games of Gold Medal announced. More at http://www.goldmedalbasketball.org/ Former Panther ties record down south.

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Native art (photo by Wonderlane/flickr)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Chief of Yukon First Nation still in power years after arrested in Haines for assault and drunk driving. Skagway is enhancing 911-call response capabilities (Wiley). Are this season's cruisers thinking of the Italian disaster? (Schoenfeld). Results from Haines vs. Metlakatla. Celebration focuses on art (Schoenfeld). More information at http://www.sealaskaheritage.org/celebration/celebration_2012.htm

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines seeks outside disaster assistance, as the slump keeps sliding. Two Southeast crab fisheries open later this month (Viechniki). A bill to make it easier for veterans to find work (Schoenfeld).

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A typical carbon monoxide detector (photo by HeatherMGflickr)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines Chief of Police goes over local police statistics compiled in 2011 (click on attachment for full report). Five deaths in Whitehorse is a tragic reminder of carbon monoxide poisoning risks.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
The Haines land slump is slowly moving, and warm weather has monitors concerned. New planning rules for national forests will have little immediate impact on Southeast (Schoenfeld). Skagway and Canada want artists without borders (Wiley).

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Governor Parnell and Premier Pasloski meeting Tuesday (photo courtesy of State)
Governor Parnell and Premier Pasloski meeting Tuesday (photo courtesy of State)
Parnell signing Skagway Port legislation (photo by T. Bicknell)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Governor Sean Parnell and Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski talk about Skagway Port expansion. Some public employees are getting their retirement investments back, because of a Social Security error. More students than usual were in Haines School last weekend.

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Karl Heinz is named to the 40 Under 40 list (photo courtesy of K. Heinz)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
A young Haines businessman is honored on a statewide list. Alaska Airlines/Horizon announces record annual profits, employee bonuses (Northwest News Network). A used ship could save money for both the Alaska Marine Highway System and the Inner-Island Ferry Authority (Schoenfeld).

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Crews search for an undetonated avalanche control device near the Klondike Highway in Yukon, near the B.C. border. Drilling along the Haines crack closes one lane of traffic Friday. Skagway wants greener waste management (Wiley).

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
A Haines assembly member makes a public apology, debate continues over ski tour GPS data, the price of stamps has gone up a bit, Alaska unemployment sees a slight rise, a Skagway assembly wrap up, an update on the Haines crack, and a Haines basketball star leads his new team to victory

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