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Jarrid Davy with his trophy collection (T. Bicknell photo)
Start of the Alcan 200 Snowmachine Race  (T. Bicknell photo)
Bundling and taping up for the weather (T. Bicknell photo)
Turnaround point at Dezadeash Lake  (T. Bicknell photo)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Haines Borough holds first public hearing on heli-ski coordinates going confidential. Hearing from Representative Thomas and Senator Kookesh on the legislative session (Schoenfeld). A repeat win in the Alcan 200 snow machine race, and honoring one of the race founders. (Hear founder Leo Smith's full story of the first Alcan at the end of the news cast.)

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Alec the pilot (photo by T. Bicknell)

Broadcaster: Adam Richard
The State ferry turned around and headed back to Juneau, a local Haines man is leaving to pursue a job, the latest research on SE sea otters, and a basketball update.

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Borough officials inspect the ground failure (J. Studley photo)
Borough officials inspect the ground failure (J. Studley photo)
Borough officials inspect the ground failure (J. Studley photo)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
An update on the widening ground failure in Haines that is threatening homes, worrying Borough representatives and enticing experts in the field of geology (see more information from the Borough in the attached file). A film festival from Telluride brings ten short movies to Haines, with dinner.

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Skagway eggs-perts headed to state (sir chalky/flicker photo)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Skagway egg science is headed to a state competition in Anchorage (Wiley). Alcan 200 ups the incentives for local racers, new racers. Road closure and weather report for the weekend snow machine race.

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A crack in the road off Lutak (J. Studley photo)
A crack in the road off Lutak (J. Studley photo)
Post Office damage in Haines (A. Juren photo)
Post Office damage in Haines (A. Juren photo)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
The earth is moving in Haines, but that doesn't mean the sky is falling. Haines P.O. inspects damage after a car drove into the front wall of the building. Sealaska Heritage Institute is accepting scholarship applications. Glacier Bears calling judges for the home drama, debate and forensics meet.

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Mosquito Lake business expands (T. Bicknell photo)

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Wavering membership numbers affect private clubs nationwide, and in Haines (Richard). A Mosquito Lake business expands, brings on two bakers. Haines loses to Sitka at home and away. Skagway tournament begins in Prince of Wales this week.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
The Skagway School Board has some hard decisions to make, the Takshanuk Watershed Council is keeping an eye on water quality, a quick basketball preview, and cold weather is on the way.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
The Chilkoot Indian Association seeks state funding, a Skagway man has been arrested for providing alcohol to minors, the Sheldon museum has named its featured artists for 2012, and a unique duo will visit the Chilkat Center.

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Boat underwater in Haines harbor (T. Bicknell photo)
Boat underwater in Haines harbor (T. Bicknell photo)
Boat underwater in Haines harbor (T. Bicknell photo)

Broadcaster: Adam Richard
The public speaks out for the Chilkat Center, a boat lies at the bottom of the Haines harbor, and the debate continues over heli-ski operators G.P.S. information.

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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
A tanker truck skirts disaster near Klukwan, a registered nurse in Haines is now a Certified Diabetes Educator, and the Conference of Young Alaskans(COYA) met in Juneau over the weekend.

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