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Icy Strait Point celebrates 10 years of tourism

...sales taxes for Hoonah last year alone. Over the past decade, it's contributed $2.2 million in taxes to the Chichagof Island community."It's been 10 years of success," added Paul White, also associated with Huna Totem. White said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-25/icy-strait-point-celebrates-10-years-to
Local
Unit 4 inside drainages bear season to end

...season for the Unit 4 inside drainages registration brown bear hunt (RB089) ends May 20. Inside drainages include Chichagof Island north and east of a line which follows the crest of the island from Rock Point to Rodgers Point; Baranof Island...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-23/unit-4-inside-drainages-bear-season-
Outdoors
Man dies in skiff in Pelican waters, no foul play suspected

...law enforcement to investigate all unattended deaths. Peters said the State Medical Examiner Office will conduct an autopsy and determine the cause.Pelican is a small fishing community on Chichagof Island about 100 miles west of Juneau.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-09/man-dies-skiff-pelican-waters-no-foul-p
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Off the Beaten Path: The bear truth

...Game, 2,014 of Alaska's estimated 32,000 brown bears were killed by hunters. On Admiralty, Baranof and Chichagof islands there has been an average annual take of around 120 brown bears since 1988.Until August of 2012, there was no...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-21/beaten-path-bear-truth
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: Wandering through the 'Nature of Southeast'

...the massive die out that occurred in the winter of 2006-2007. I remembered hearing stories of bears on northern Chichagof Island staying awake that winter, feasting on carcasses and weakened deer.I pushed through guard-timber, and hiked...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-07/beaten-path-wandering-through-nature
Outdoors
Hoonah women top Kake at last second

...and one from Juneau."We practiced every day," Mills said. "Or we ran every day."The town also hosted the Chichagof Island Classic Basketball Tournament two months ago, so some women's teams had been getting some court action. In that...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-19/hoonah-women-top-kake-last-second
Sports
Gold Medal Bracket Previews

...for both.My heart, since I once wore the red and black of "Huna" across my chest, belongs to the boys from Chichagof Island.As a matter of fact the town's motto is "The Little City with a Big Heart."Hoonah (Gaawt'ak.aan) means...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-10/gold-medal-bracket-previews
Sports
Two more games

...this is exciting - Metlakatla and Sitka.Hoonah (okay, Huna) took last year's trophy all the way back across Chichagof Island after trashing Hydaburg 88-66.The Tlingit Heat slipped a bit after a run of multiple championships. They are...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-10/two-more-games
Sports
Proposal to bring tourists to Pelican raises eyebrows

...than members of a commercial fishing fleet. Pelican has deep ties to the fleet since the town is ideally located on Chichagof Island in Lisianski Strait, close to the rich Fairweather fishing grounds. The seafood processing plant was the basis...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-04/proposal-bring-tourists-pelican-raises-
Local
Stash the fry bread

...this is exciting - Metlakatla and Sitka.Hoonah (okay, Huna) took last year's trophy all the way back across Chichagof Island after trashing Hydaburg 88-66.The Tlingit Heat slipped a bit after a run of multiple championships. They are...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-26/stash-fry-bread
Sports

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