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Role of nonprofits still in limbo following Haines Chamber of Commerce vote

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The role of nonprofits in the Haines Chamber of Commerce remains in limbo following a vote on bylaws revisions Thursday. Right now, nonprofits are given equal rights to for-profits in the Chamber. The new bylaws would have taken away a piece of that – allowing non-profits to be members and vote, but not to serve on the Chamber board of directors.
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Ketchikan to host ‘Plunge for Peace’ to recognize officers

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A Ketchikan woman is leading an effort to show local and state law enforcement agencies that they have the community's support by taking a plunge in the Pacific Ocean. The Ketchikan Daily News reports that the "Plunge for Peace" event, organized by Debbie Karlson, will take place Saturday at Ketchikan's Knudson Cove. She says docks will be cleared of boats to make way for jumpers.
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