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Tues Dec 17, 2013

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Delta Airlines is resuming Seattle-Juneau flights with available bookings from May 30 to August 31, 2014. A Sitka woman was rescued on Harbor Mountain after a four-hour search through inclement weather and an encounter with a charging brown bear. China decided to ban selfish harvested from Northern California to Alaska, after claiming it found toxins in shipments of geoducks – industry representatives say Southeast geoduck clam divers have not been affected by China’s recent ban. Bad weather may have caused hundreds of gallons of gasoline to spill and disburse in Kake waters.

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