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Thu Mar 29, 2012


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Test fishing to continue today in 2012 Sac Roe Herring fishery. Coast Guard Admiral avoids protestors at Sitka airport, en route to meeting with state air crews about 2010 crash. Court-ordered reapportionment plan has no changes for new SE districts. Bills to assist villages develop safer water and sewer systems moving in legislature.

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A look inside the Port Alexander Museum

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