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Anna Jacobson hits the jump at the Big Air (photo by Amy Dunbar)

 Broadcaster:  Tara Bicknell

Skagway Borough meets Thursday, recycling cartridges helps raise money in Skagway (Wiley).  Sealaska looks again at term limits (Schoenfeld). The Alaska Flag Song's second verse (Kelly). Storytelling is still alive in Haines.

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Skagway FD conducts first rescue of the year (photo by T. Bicknell)

 Broadcaster:  Tara Bicknell

A state ferry stalls in Skagway.  Hundreds gathered for Clan Conference (Ronco).  Skagway handles the first rescue of the year.  Snowboarders from four to 26 years old caught big air in this year's jump competition.

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 Broadcaster: Adam Richard

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial the "Moving Wall" is coming to Haines, Alaska saw an increase in visitors but they didn't come by car or ferry, and Alaska's unemployment rates continue to drop.

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 Broadcaster:  Tara Bicknell

A special edition of news for your enjoyment this April 1st.  Thank you to those who helped with this news cast. 

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Clan Conference brings discussion on Native heritage. Subsistence fisheries news (Schoenfeld). Skagway marches for respect (Wiley). A new ferry for southern Southeast (Liechtenstein). Ladies have a new division in the Big Air.

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Newest version of the redistricting map

Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
LeConte is sailing again, after a mechanical fix (KTOO). No changes to the new redistricting map for Southeast (Schoenfeld). Former Skagway police chief leads state council. A list of staff changes for the Haines Borough. Locals stand up for respect, in domestic violence awareness marches this month.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Legislature looks at water and sewer improvement in villages (Schoenfeld). A local winter event sees record participation (Go to http://youtu.be/o_DZXcLi3ww
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Broadcaster: Adam Richard
The Haines DDF team has at least one more debate to go, the Skagway School Board and the Haines Borough Assembly meet on Tuesday, a Skagway post fire update, and a local Haines business has made some new changes with old materials.

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Buckwheat Ski Classic rides for a 26th year this Saturday. A cruise ship booked for Skagway takes a hit in Asia. Subsistence fishing and transportation news (Schoenfeld). A new environmental group in the Tongass (Lichtenstein).

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Broadcaster: Tara Bicknell
Subsistence Board and ferry news (Schoenfeld). One last book before summer. Subsistence Board agenda at http://alaska.fws.gov/asm/pdf/meetingbooks/board201203/agenda.pdf Petition letter at http://alaska.fws.gov/asm/pdf/meetingbooks/board201203/ejpetition.pdf

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