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Alaskans get startled by some news about radiation from the Fukushima Nuclear Plant headed this way; Two Tlingit Code Talkers from Haines to be honored in Washington later this month; Speed reduced on Haines Highway during Eagle Festival; Tlingit spiritual connections explored during Native American Herigage Month.

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A settlement is reached over the Skagway wastewater treatment plant; Haines and Skagway take different approaches to finding a new borough manager; Clan Conference this week in Juneau.

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The Army gets back to cleaning up the old Haines Fuel Terminal site; A candidate for Haines manager drops out of the running; West Creek Master Plan materials available online; An unusual natural relic found near Mount Edgecumbe Volcano.

Visit the West Creek Area Master Plan site

Former Haines Fuel Terminal Restoration Advisory Board Invitation: If you are interested in participating on the Restoration Advisory Board for the Haines Fuel Terminal site or if you know someone you would recommend for the RAB, please contact Ann Riedesel 208-557-0843, or ariedesel@northwindgrp.com

 

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West Creek meetings set for Friday; Southeast's first craft distillery opens in Haines; The effort to get Alaska's commerical salmon fisheries covered under the MSC label is delayed.

Read more about the West Creek Area Master Plan

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A look back at the fishing season for the Lynn Canal fleet; Can Southeast's timber industry survive while only logging second-growth forests?

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Candidates interview for Haines Borough Manager; Drug roundup nets pounds of prescription medications.

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Southeast Mayors discuss the state's use of pesticides; Haines Borough Assembly interview manager candidates; Two people fall sick from PSP in Sitka; Samon Tug & Barge gears up for expansion; A Canadian mine is widely opposed by Alaskan fishermen, Natives and conservation groups.

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Interim manager going ahead with police chief hire; Commercial fishermen gather in Sitka; Haines mayor on diabetes awareness month.

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Local hunting guide sentenced in federal court; Haines election stands up to an investigation and results are certified.

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Alaska and Yukon agree to work together on energy projects in the Upper Lynn Canal; Skagway studies the sea floor; Local principal nets national recognition; a giant moose harvested in Yukon; Local students carry a tune at Honors Music Festival.

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