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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Commercial helicopter restrictions ready to go into effect on state land in the Chilkat Valley have been withdrawn by the state Department of Natural Resources.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...
Haines borough/city consolidation ahead in early tally

HAINES - Pro-merger supporters were prevailing as Haines officials tallied results of a election to consolidate the city and borough.
My Turn: Reopening Kensington mine would adversely affect Berners Bay

Recently, Kensington Mine boosters and Coeur Alaska have been circulating information in support of the project.
Alaska Digest

Staff and Wire reports from around the state.
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Haines A&P closed, but Juneau OK; College bookstore spruced up at UAS; Ready to gas up; Slimmed-down sub eater to visit Juneau; NOAA employees receive award; Cole named forest management director; State workforce grants available; Bank gives to charity; ABDC renews fisheries contract
8-inch snake found dead on Haines road

There aren't supposed to be snakes in Alaska, but evidence to the contrary may have been found in Haines.


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