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At a brief ‘camp-in,’ Haines residents urge the state to revive camping at Portage Cove

It’s the second summer since Alaska State Parks banned camping at the Portage Cove State Recreation Site in Haines. But on May 17, a smattering of tents popped up there anyway. A few dozen people showed their support for reopening the park to tent campers.  Mayor Tom Morphet organized the event, calling it a “camp-in.” […]