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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 $399,000. More Sitka information.

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12 hrs ago | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

Pink building pilots federal biomass boiler study

The Federal Building in Ketchikan, referred to by locals as "the pink building," has been involved in an energy pilot project for the past couple of years.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Sitka project makes grocery store trip easier

"It can be challenging, because I have two other kids as well," said Jaime Bentley, whose middle child, Jema, has intractable epilepsy and cerebral palsy.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Air Force Times

After 6 decades, Alaska man gets medal for Berlin Airlift missions

After a delay of more than six decades, Mike Perensovich has received the prestigious Air Medal for the some 200 missions he flew as a flight engineer in the Berlin Airlift.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Patch.com

Father and Son Set to Finish Transcontinental Journey in Ocean City Saturday

A 15-year-old running from Alaska to Ocean City is among the youngest transcontinental runners in the country, njpen.com reports.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

State road projects in Sitka at $70 million and climbing

While Halibut Point Road repaving remains stalled, crews are beginning the $2-million project on Harbor Drive.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Water(borne) issues float Sitka assembly meeting

A July sunset from the Sea Walk "spur" on Crescent Harbor. The city's insurer requires a guardrail to be built here.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Family runs cross the United States to put an end to GMO foods

Brett Wilcox and son David, 15, are running across the country along with Jenna, their mixed breed dog rescued from a shelter in Texas, to talk about the dangers of GMO foods.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Tram conductor gives Tlingit lessons on ride

Then he gets out his drum and breaks into song, prompting his passengers on the Goldbelt Mount Roberts Tram to join in.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Sitka roof project raises echo of 1804 battle

The workers on the Hames Center reroofing project thought of themselves as both last week after finding about 20 rusty iron balls, about one inch in diameter, mixed in with the river-run gravel weighting down the old roofing system.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Stranger

Arrows at Your Head

BARNES Wait! Wait! Don't Shoot is made of castoffs from the Goodwill down on Dearborn.

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National Fisherman

The fight for the future

One hundred years ago, Americans ate oysters not shrimp. Our per-capita consumption of oysters back then matches what we eat in shrimp now.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Sunherald.com

Sitka campers sound it out with beatboxing

Those are the first words they learned when they signed up for Austin Willacy's course at the middle school camp.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Hatchery chum salmon forecast close to 2013 levels

The first returns of hatchery chum salmon are showing up in fishing nets in Southeast Alaska this month.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Bayonet

Amputee graduates from Sniper School

After an improvised explosion device severed Sgt. Joseph Mille's right leg in Afghanistan two years ago, the thought of returning to civilian life was unacceptable for him.

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