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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Big Brothers Big Sisters face funding shortfalls; Haines Borough Assembly preview; Sen. Albert Kookesh.

For more about Big Brothers Big Sisters in Alaska: http://www.bbbsak.org

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Wild Canadian horses must be euthanized; an abandoned harbor seal is recovering in Seward; Haines kids get ready to be business owners for a day.

See a photo and information about the rescued harbor seal at Alaska Sealife Center.

 

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

The Haines school board establishes an alternative learning program; Southeast seiners vote for a permit buyout; alternative hydropower ideas from the Pacific Northwest.

Correction - It was reported the Haines school board tabled a motion about hiring a grant write. The motion actually passed 4-3. The board requested a special meeting be called when more information on specific grants was available.

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FERC - Pumped Storage Projects

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

A major road project begins in downtown Haines; a preliminary report on the winter slump; the Place Name Project shapes up.

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

A local group works to promote early literacy; the Haines Borough School Board meets Tuesday; a new atlas details Southeast Alaska Tlingit place names.

Find our more about Our Grandparents\' Name on the Land atlas from the Sealaska Heritage Institute.

Visit http://www.hainesborough.us/ for borough meeting notices and assembly agendas.

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Officials still seeking public comment on the Chilkoot River corridor; Longtime Haines librarian Barb Blood retires.

For more information on the Chilkoot River corridor or to comment online, go to http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/plans/chilkootlk/chilkootriver.htm

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

The Haines Borough Assembly discusses Walker Lake hydro-electric projects; Tlingit-Haida Central Council protests proposed changes to the Violence Against Women Act.

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Chilkoot Indian Association plans a new tribal office building; Volunteers help Takshanuk Watershed Council.

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

Skagway mining exports; Tourism forecast for Skagway's summer; A preview of the Haines Borough Assembly meeting.

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 Broadcaster: Margaret Friedenauer

The planning commission discusses the old elementary school lots; more cruise ship passengers will come to Haines this summer.

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