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Thurs May 8, 2014


Sen. Burt Stedman discusses how he passed legislation important for the completion of the Blue Lake Dam in the final hour of the legislative session. The Togiak Sac Roe herring fishery will likely surpass the size of Sitka’s harvest. A burst water pipe likely caused the Skagway ferry dock to sink last month.

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Passengers board the ferry Malaspina while vehicles wait to load at the Auke Bay terminal in Juneau. Travelers will no longer be able to take advantage of some discounts, due to budget cuts. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News)
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