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Letter to the Editor


January 26, 2017

“House boats”

To the Editor:

I’ve been following the Stikine River houseboat

dilemma for some time now with interest. I did moose patrols for the Fish and Wildlife Service on the river in 1957, 58 and 59. I also ran the river in the 70 and 80s with friends in Petersburg and Telegraph Creek with a youth camp.  There were no house boats on the river in that time. There were, however, numerous private cabins and moose tree huts.

Soon after statehood, the Forest Service, after taking much criticism for being a

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