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  1. Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne saleRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    ... existing plan "fails to preserve the old growth trees that provide crucial habitat to numerous species including the Sitka black-tailed deer and the Alexander Archipelago wolf, which is currently being considered for Endangered Species Act listing ...


  2. Retail Management Solutions Congratulates Client Harry Race Pharmacy for Winning Annual AwardRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... on being presented with Good Neighbor Pharmacy's Pharmacy of the Year Award. On August 1, 2014, Harry Race Pharmacy of Sitka, Alaska, was presented with the Good Neighbor Pharmacy of the Year award for displaying exemplary customer service and ...


  3. TravelscopeRead the original story

    Monday | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... even Seas Mariner, Joseph travels through Alaska's Inside Passage with stops in Prince Rupert, BC, Juneau, Skagway and Sitka, Alaska for scenic and cultural experiences.


  4. Sitka Community Hospital Hires New Chief Executive OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PRWeb

    After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Sitka Community Hospital in Sitka, Alaska, has hired Jeff Comer as chief executive officer.


  5. New Southeast Alaska timber sale met with lawsuit from environmental groupsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... more logging pulled out. While Southeast once had a thriving timber industry, anchored by pulp mills in Ketchikan and Sitka and with many logging companies and sawmills, today there is only a single, medium-sized mill left, and several mom-and-pop ...


  6. Groups seek to protect Tongass cedarsRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... is also used to make traditional medicines. Other names are used for the trees, including Alaska cedar, Nootka cedar, Sitka cedar and Sitka cypress. The Aleutian shield fern, the only Alaska plant currently protected by the Endangered Species Act, ...


  7. Unalaska Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor WorkshopRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). To register or get more information, contact AMSEA in Sitka at (907) 747-3287 or We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always ...


  8. 80 Paper Packaging Examples - From Artful Seafood Branding to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Trend Hunter Magazine

    ... paper packaging is also easy to customize when it comes to color, text or graphics. A standout from this list is Sitka's Salmon Shares packaging. This cardboard container concept is artfully illustrated and is conceived by CODO Design. The packaging ...


  9. Sitkans asked to conserve water, power during hydro changeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... turning off the plant in a small decommissioning ceremony Monday morning. Dangel was assisted by Frank Rogers, Sitka's senior plant operator. The two old turbines produce a combined 6 megawatts of power. They're being replaced by three new turbines ...


  10. DOT seeks Southeast Transportation Plan inputRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... of ferries would depend on ridership demand. It also calls for a new road connecting Petersburg and Kake, a road from Sitka to Warm Spring Bay, an airport for Angoon, and completion of the Juneau Access project. The Juneau project includes two ...


  11. First Edition: August 19, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Medical News

    ... sign up for health insurance when their care is mostly free to them. Andrea Thomas is working to get Alaska Natives in Sitka, Alaska, to do just that. She's the outreach and enrollment manager at SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC), ...


  12. Antiques RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | KQED

    ... Tlingit Indian oil bowl and ladle, acquired by the owner's great-great-grandfather during a military posting to Sitka, AK in 1877, valued at a jaw-dropping $250,000 to $300,000. This special features never-before-seen appraisals from AR's Season 16 ...


  13. Democrat Forrest Dunbar hopes to challenge YoungRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... first-time candidate will likely face the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House. Dunbar visited Sitka last week (8-7-14), and talked about campaigning as an underdog, his vision for the state, and the virtues of 80's rock. So, how do you ...


  14. The toughest sell for ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | The Washington Post

    ... sign up for health insurance when their care is mostly free to them. Andrea Thomas is working to get Alaska Natives in Sitka, Alaska, to do just that. She's the outreach and enrollment manager at SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC), ...


  15. BSEE selects tribal liaison for AlaskaRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Petroleum News

    The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, or BSEE, the federal agency responsible for regulatory enforcement on the outer continental shelf, has appointed Jack Lorrigan, a tribal citizen of the Sitka tribe of Alaska, as the agency's tribal and community liaison for the Alaska region.


  16. Organization aims to rebuild Southeast herring stocksRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... me to grasp that there was some sort of consistency to a specific spawning location for a great length of time," said Sitka-area management biologist Dave Gordon. "The ecosystem 2,500 to 10,000 years ago is a bit of an unknown, as well. Things may ...


  17. Refuge Notebook: Spruce mast events - feast or famineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... average seed crop, this is termed a mast year or masting event. Many tree species - including our white, black, and Sitka spruces - yield variable crops of seeds from year to year. This variability in seed production has very real consequences for ...


  18. Arvin, Tilton Compete for GOP Nod In Mat-SuRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | APRN

    ... that we need to do any of the projects that we need to be open for business." Both grew up in Alaska. Arvin, born in Sitka, has three daughters in Borough Schools. Tilton moved to the state as an infant with her military family. She has three sons. ...


  19. West Jordan OKs lucrative severance for resigned city managerRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... City manager. While Davis' affiliation with the consulting firm - working with cities from Kabul, Afghanistan, to Sitka, Alaska - was nowhere listed in his bio published on the West Jordan website, city officials said it was disclosed on the resume ...


  20. Engine problems cancel Fairweather tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The fast-vehicle ferry Fairweather canceled its voyage to Sitka today after a mechanical problem was discovered shortly after its departure from Juneau.


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