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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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Thursday Jul 10 | 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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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Alaska

"Yarn-Bombing" Alaska

"Yarn-bombing" is a new form of street art that is sweeping the nation. Knitters and crocheters create colorful cozies and use them to decorate everything from trees to cars.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Alaska knitter 'yarn-bombs' town for beauty

In this June 12, 2014 photo provided by Fran Hartman, the pole of a street sign is adorned with a pair of yarn flowers in Sitka, Alaska.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

KFQD-AM Anchorage

Parnell signs bill to help finance mine projects

Gov. Sean Parnell has signed legislation allowing up to $270 million in financing for two southeast Alaska mine projects.

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