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Haines author Lende in Juneau this weekend

Haines author Heather Lende will be in Juneau this weekend as part of her Southeast book tour following the publication of her latest work, "Find The Good: Unexpected Life Lessons from a Small-Town Obituary Writer.
What's happening this week

...The Good" is about the lessons Lende has learned from investigating people's lives as an obituary writer for the Chilkat Valley News in Haines. Details:
Empire Editorial: Legislature's logjam puts control in hands of cities, boroughs

During this year's abbreviated session of the Alaska Legislature, lawmakers couldn't pass a complete budget. The Alaska House didn't have enough votes to tap the state's Constitutional Budget Reserve.
Haines author Heather Lende launches book tour

HEATHER LENDE LAUNCHES BOOK TOUR CCW staff report Heather Lende will launch her Southeast book tour this week to spread the word about her newest work: "Find The Good: Unexpected Life Lessons from a Small-Town Obituary Writer.
Southeast news agencies claim awards from Alaska Press Club

Radio, print and Internet news agencies from across Southeast Alaska collected a wide range of awards at the annual Alaska Press Club ceremony, held Saturday in Anchorage.
Juneau inmate to be extradited to answer to murder charge in Utah

A man being held at the Juneau jail as a fugitive from justice will soon be extradited to Utah where he is wanted for criminal homicide, aggravated murder.
Pair of unusual dog injuries raises more questions than answers

On March 5 in Haines, as reported by the Chilkat Valley News, a dog on a daytime walk with its owner was attacked and eaten by a wolf that appeared to be starving.In the last month in Juneau...
Off the Beaten Path: Living in wolf country

This Monday, during a hike with my brothers, we came across fresh tracks of wolves. Three or four had milled around the trail before heading off into the dark woods. There was something electric knowing they were nearby, perhaps watching and listening.
State withdraws helicopter regulations near Haines

Commercial helicopter restrictions ready to go into effect on state land in the Chilkat Valley have been withdrawn by the state Department of Natural Resources.
Groups object to opening Haines mountain to motorized access complete the trail. "It would be a shame to keep Mount Ripinsky as a hiking-only area," Mulford told the Chilkat Valley News. "Especially since I'm using my own money to build it, and it wouldn't even interfere with the hiking trails...


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