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    News of the North

    Thursday, September 15th, 2022 - 16 minutes

    Rain Coast Data presented their 2022 Southeast By the Numbers report at the annual meeting of the Southeast Conference, and spoke about the region's cruise season, projecting over a million passengers next year.

    While on a panel on southeast's visitor industry at the southeast conference, a representative with the CruiseLines International Association, or CLIA, talked about their efforts towards green and sustainable cruising.

    Huna Totem Corporation provided an update on their tourism projects in the state while at the Annual meeting of the Southeast Conference.

    The Coast Guard medevaced a cruise ship passenger at the entrance to Chatham Strait near Juneau Tuesday.

    Juneau Docks and Harbors staff presented a flag from the USS Juneau memorial this week to a family who’s father was lost when the ship was destroyed in the battle of Guadalcanal in WWII.

    A US Senate forum was held this week at the SE Conference in Ketchikan

    The two candidates for the Alaska House seat currently held by Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins were at SE Conference in Ketchikan

    The City and Borough of Sitka passed unanimously on Tuesday night an ordinance to tighten the regulation of short-term rentals.

    A bill aimed at establishing limited certification to language immersion teachers in Alaska went into law this week.

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