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Thu Jan 17, 2013


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Board of Game approves changes to wounding loss for brown bears. Board closes Zarembo Island to elk hunting to allow transplanted herd to rebound. Pierson tells Sitka Chamber: Business and government must work together to grow economy. Reuben Yost appointed to serve part-time as Deputy Commissioner of Marine Transportation. Mandatory dockside fishing vessel safety checks postponed.

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