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  1. Alaska's so cool! Be bowled over by bears, whales and glacier walksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Daily Mail

    ... waiters served us caviar and lobster bisque. Our cruise took us to the most popular Alaskan ports, Juneau, Skagway, Sitka and Ketchikan. And when I realised there would be up to five ships in at the same time, including at least two vast resort ...

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  2. Kodiak residential rents are Alaska's highest, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... median adjusted rent, which is rent including all utilities, increased by 2 percent, rising from $1,157 to $1,178. Sitka and Valdez-Cordova tied for the second highest average rent at $1,300, according to the report released last week. The average ...

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  3. Southeast's commercial red king crab fishery won't open in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | APRN

    ... and Central Southeast. Fishermen sought changes to regulations at last winter's meeting of the Board of Fisheries in Sitka but were unsuccessful in attempts to have more king crab fishing opportunity even while crab numbers are low. The one change ...

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  4. Report: Rent in Kodiak highest in Alaska despite rate dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... median adjusted rent, which is rent including all utilities, increased by 2 percent, rising from $1,157 to $1,178. Sitka and Valdez-Cordova tied for the second highest average rent at $1,300, according to the report released last week. The average ...

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  5. Kenai Peninsula Borough assembly unanimously votes down cigarette taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... highest cigarette tax in the U.S. at $6.16 per pack tax, followed by New York City. Juneau is fifth at $5 per pack, Sitka is in eighth place at $4.46 per pack and Anchorage has the ninth highest cigarette tax in the nation at $4.41 per pack. Dunne ...

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  6. Ban tobacco sales until age 21. It's a bipartisan way to reduce addiction and death.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | USA Today

    ... after the law was passed in 2005. Since then, over 300 communities in 21 states have passed similar laws, ranging from Sitka, Alaska to New York City. We often hear stories in the media about how bitterly divided Americans are when it comes to ...

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  7. When Sitka's public assistance office closed, pantries shouldered needRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | APRN

    The Sitka Salvation Army cycles through 10,000 lbs. of food a month. Most of their stock is donated by local grocery stores.

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  8. More than a guilty pleasure, online shopping a savings strategy in SitkaRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 8 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    There's no data about the scale of Sitka's online shopping, but a few visible signs. FedEx now operates four trucks and UPS three.

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  9. AK: For Tlingit-Unangax artist Nicholas Galanin, first retrospective a lifetime in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | APRN

    At 39, Nicholas Galanin is a globally recognized name in the indigenous art world. He has no intentions of relocating, working out of the Devilfish Gallery and his home in Sitka "Winter here is a wonderful time to create," he said during a recent visit by KCAW.

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  10. Family legal dispute progresses over future of Harris street houseRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... out of control and I wasn't really in a position to fix it." At the previous hearing on Aug. 21, Judge Jude Pate of Sitka said that if James didn't appear at Thursday's hearing, he would send an Alaska State Trooper to bring him to the court house. ...

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  11. Produce company celebrates 40 years of bringing produce to SoutheastRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 6 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... and his wife Mona Christian have been running Chelan Produce Co. , bringing fruits and vegetables to Petersburg and Sitka on alternating weekends in summertime. It all began with, you guessed it, an apple. Kensinger was in Seattle in the mid-1970s. ...

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  12. Summer is almost gone, but the action is still hot at Little Campbell LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the lake with fish every year. Justin Harris was there training to keep in shape after competing in a 10K swim in Sitka. He is planning to swim the Catalina Channel next year. Jorgie was at the lake bringing his stick to anyone who would throw it ...

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  13. Chelan celebrates 40 years of bringing produce to SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | APRN

    ... Juneau. Customers around Southast have been loyal ever since. He and his wife Mona Christian now sell exclusively in Sitka and Petersburg on alternating weekends. Martha Pearson shops at Chelan's mid-July market, a peak time for berries, apricots, ...

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  14. First Friday block party coming to downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Shell from Anchorage; KN Goodrich, a mixed media painter from Anchorage; Norman Campbell, a pen and ink artist from Sitka; Amber Webb, a portraiture artist from Kasilof; and Iris Sutton, a painter from Fairbanks. Musical guests include Marian Call, ...

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  15. A 'stressed' sealion spent four days on land before being rescued and returned to the oceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Daily Mail

    Sea lion that didn't want to go back in the ocean is finally returned to water after a four-day chase around the streets of Alaska by firefighters and scientists An adventurous sealion has made its way back into the ocean after spending four days trapped on land dehydrated and hungry. The sea creature was first spotted around 2am on August 31 running down a road in southeast Alaska, the chief of the Sitka Volunteer Fire Department told Anchorage Daily News .

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  16. Newscast - Wednesday, September 5, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Stories include proposed downsizing of TAPS workforce, former U.S. Senator Mark Begich staying in the governor's race, and a possible record-setting catch of hatchery chums at Crawfish Inlet south of Sitka last week.

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  17. Juneau charter fisherman appointed to - Supreme Court' of halibutRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Capital City Weekly

    ... in Seattle. Another sitting commissioner, Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association executive director Linda Behnken, of Sitka, was nominated for the open seat. Yamada said his understanding is that he will replace Behnken. Phone messages left for ...

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  18. Fisherman pleads guilty to multiple violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Capital City Weekly

    ... of June, according to electronic court records, Duby was charged with unlawful retention of undersized king salmon in Sitka. Peterson said in court Tuesday that the plea agreement detailed in Tuesday's hearing also was part of a resolution with the ...

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  19. After four day shore leave in Sitka, confused sea lion returned to seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The adult male Steller sea lion hauled out of Sitka Sound Thursday night. NOAA Fisheries biologists believe he became disoriented and could not find the ocean.

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  20. Sea lion who spent 4-day adventure inland finally rescued, back at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Fox News

    A Steller sea lion in Sitka, Alaska was reportedly rescued by officials on Monday after he spent four days trapped on land, dehydrated and hungry. A Steller sea lion in Sitka, Alaska was reportedly rescued by officials on Monday after he spent four days trapped on land, dehydrated and hungry.

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