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Thu Nov 29, 2012


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Gold Medal basketball fans hope to have one of their greatest named to the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame. Haines Rep. Bill Thomas formally requests recount in 34-vote loss to Kreiss-Tomkins. Small-boat fleet (vessels less than 57 1/2 feet) will carry observers, in partial program beginning in 2013. Winter weather, darkness create traffic hazards on local streets.

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Alan Weisman is one of the faculty at this year's Sitka Symposium. (Photo courtesy of the Island Institute)
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Luis Urrea opens his heart to Sitka

Luis Urrea on the Sheldon Jackson Campus. (KCAW Photo/Greta Mart)
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