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Emily Files, KHNS-Haines

Dan Henry (Photo courtesy The Skagway News)

APOC orders former Skagway Assemblyman pay $22,000 for incomplete disclosures

By | Crime & Courts, Featured News, Local Government, Southeast | No Comments
Alaska’s campaign finance watchdog group has levied a $22,000 fine for a former Skagway Assemblyman. The Alaska Public Offices Commission says there is sufficient evidence that longtime Skagway Assemblyman Dan Henry failed to disclose income information on his public office disclosure forms from 2011 to 2013.
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A crowd gathers on a September morning along the Chilkoot River. (Photo by Jillian Rogers/KHNS)

Gates on Chilkoot Corridor will not limit access, state parks say

By | Featured News, Outdoors, Southeast, State Government, Tourism, Wildlife | No Comments
The Alaska Department of Natural Resources is installing gates at Haines most popular bear viewing area: the Chilkoot River Corridor. It’s the first step in the effort to improve the road. While the work is happening this week, vehicle access is limited. But state parks staff say locals shouldn’t worry about the gate restricting access to the recreation area in the future.
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