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Sitka, Alaska is located in Sitka County. Zip codes in Sitka, AK include 99835, and 99836. The median home price in Sitka is $435,000. More Sitka information.

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17 hrs ago | APRN

A seine fishermen closes up his net. A seine fishermen closes up his net.

Dan Gray works for the State's Fish and Game office in Sitka as the Management Coordinator for Southeast Alaska salmon fisheries. Gray says the exact harvest number is about 31.6 million.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Unusual species in Alaska waters indicate parts of Pacific warming dramatically

A giant hotspot in the North Pacific Ocean may help explain why a massive ocean sunfish was spotted in Prince William Sound this month and a skipjack tuna was caught in a gillnet weeks earlier near the mouth of Copper River, scientists say. Both species are unusual visitors to Alaska.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Fish and Game gives trollers more time to fish

A troller fishes near Sitka. The troll season has been extended 10 days through the end of September.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

City of Sitka turns recycling over to private firm

The Daily Sitka Sentinel says the deal with Alaska Pacific Environmental Services is expected to save the city money, create incentives for improving efficiency and reduce liability.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Capital City Weekly

Thank You for Senior Center Grants

During the month of September, as we celebrate National Senior Center Month, we want to give special thanks to Sen. Bert Stedman and Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins for the special grants which they made available to the Angoon, Kake and Sitka Senior Centers this past legislative session. The grant for Sitka will allow us to purchase a replacement commercial range with 10 burners and a double oven as well as a new copy machine for the Swan Lake Senior Center.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

APRN

Heat Pumps Tap Ocean's Thermal Energy

Engineering consultant Andy Baker says the thermal energy in the ocean is clean, efficient, unlimited.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Stranger

Ferguson-Related Artwork Gets Pulled from Bumbershoot

YOU WON'T BE SEEING THIS AT BUMBERSHOOT Each coffee cup was inscribed with the name of a man of color extrajudicially shot by a police officer in the last few years.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

APRN

Alaska Mayors Group Rallies Against Pot

The coalition passed a resolution opposing Proposition 2 out of concerns over cost and safety at their summer meeting on August 13, and signed the document on Wednesday.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

Board of Fisheries releases proposals for 2014-15 cycle

Fishermen and other stakeholders are asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries to consider 162 proposals to change subsistence, commercial, personal use and sport regulations in fisheries throughout the state during the 2014-15 meeting cycle.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Capital City Weekly

One foot in two worlds: Sarah Williams

For more than 50 years, Sitka artist Sarah Williams has been a Gwich'in Athabascan in Tlingit country - and while she's embraced Tlingit culture, marrying a Raven and being adopted as an Eagle, she's also maintained her own identity.

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Capital City Weekly

Dancers wanted in Sitka

The Naa Kahidi Dancers and Tribal Tours are recruiting Tlingit men and Elders for the Sitka dance group through August 31. To apply or for more information, visit the Sitka Tribe of Alaska online, Facebook message Naa Kahidi Dancers or call 747-7137.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

New Southeast Alaska timber sale met with lawsuit from environmental groups

The multiyear Big Thorne sale on Southeast's Prince of Wales island would harvest tens of millions of board feet of timber, much of it controversial and essentially irreplaceable old growth.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Sitkans asked to conserve water, power during hydro changeover

Walt Dangel, one of the original powerhouse operators at Blue Lake, threw the switches turning off the plant in a small decommissioning ceremony Monday morning.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Medical News

First Edition: August 19, 2014

Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including stories about a how a hospital system's data was hacked, involving as many as 4.5 million patients' records.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Democrat Forrest Dunbar hopes to challenge Young

Anchorage Democrat Forrest Dunbar is hoping to challenge Don Young for Alaska's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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