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Tue Aug 27, 2013


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Following executive session, assembly adds interim administrator Jay Sweeney to finalist’s list. Write-in candidate files for assembly seat; now a three-way race. USFS executive management team — but not the chief — drops in on Sitka. Coast Guard medevacks fishing boat crew member with abdominal pains.

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