Sitka Newswire (Page 11)

Sitka Newswire (Page 11)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sitka, AK. (Page 11)

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  1. Q&A - A West Bank Tour With Author Michael ChabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Forward

    ... Jewish themes in his work, addressed Israel obliquely in "The Yiddish Policemen's Union." The novel takes place in Sitka, Alaska, the central city of a settlement of Jewish refugees from World War II. The state of Israel lasted just three months ...

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  2. Alaska fishing trip is delicious experience for couples bringing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... And couples who've made a An annual five-day fishing package for king salmon, halibut and other bottomfish out of Sitka Alaska featuring afternoon seminars in which a chef demonstrates preparing various recipes for the group. And then everyone eats ...

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  3. An Outdoor View: More on wildnessRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... of an angler in a mismatched bout with a salmon or steelhead, would be complete. The way the Kodiak brown bears and Sitka black-tailed deer act, you'd think they owned the place. Instead, it's in a corner of the publicly owned Kodiak National ...

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  4. The K7RA Solar UpdateRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | QST

    Over the past reporting week, April 14-20, average daily sunspot numbers rose from 32 to 40, while average daily solar flux declined from 106.1 to 100.8. Average daily planetary A index declined from 12.4 to 10.9, but average daily mid-latitude A index rose slightly from 8.3 to 8.9. The mid-latitude A index uses 3-hour data from a magnetometer at Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the planetary numbers are derived from readings at Sitka, Alaska; Meanook, AB, Canada; Ottawa ON, Canada; Fredericksburg, Virginia; Hartland, UK; Wingst, Germany; Niemegk, Germany; and Canberra, Australia. An example of a magnetic observatory is the one in Alberta, Canada at Meanook.

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  5. Warm winters fuel outbreak of aphidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Homer News

    ... spruce aphids have existed in the Pacific Northwest since the 1910s, and have been sucking sap from the needles of Sitka spruce in southwest Alaska since the 1960s, according to the U.S. Forest Service's 2015 Forest Health Report. Bowser said the ...

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  6. Audit: Skagway misspent CPV taxes on playground equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | KSKA

    ... wave barrier to enhance cruise visitor safety. The other recommendations in the report have to do with Ketchikan and Sitka. Both places use CPV money for general municipal services. Curtis said the justifications to use CPV funds are vague. "These ...

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  7. Southeast king salmon quota released, higher than last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | KSKA

    ... 18,000 above the harvest from last year. Patti Skannes is Fish and Game's Regional Troll Management Biologist in Sitka. She said the high number speaks volumes. "They indicate that they have a good abundance of fish and I expect that we'll have a ...

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  8. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | North Country Now

    ... home run - a two-run shot to straightaway center in the fifth inning - to help the Saints come from behind. The Sitka, Alaska native drove in all three runs for St. Lawrence in the opener. Additionally, fellow rookie Allie Courtwright struck out a ...

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  9. Invasive aphids found around Kachemak BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... insects are usually found in south-east Alaska but had their first outbreak on the Kenai Peninsula this year. Sitka spruce display damage from a European spruce aphid infestation on Tuesday, March 29 near Homer. The invasive aphids kill spruce ... 1 comment

  10. Plains masterpiece leads Skinner's May 6 Auction of American Indian & Ethnographic ArtRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | Art Daily

    ... Chilkat Shaman's Dance Apron (Lot 212, $12,000-$16,000) collected by Admiral Robert E. Coontz, who was stationed at Sitka, Alaska, in the 1880s as a young U.S Naval officer. From the Southwest, a Rare Navajo Beaded Hide War Cap (Lot 218, ...

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  11. Audit questions borough's use of cruise taxRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... Legislature before it was made public. Auditors gave the Municipality of Skagway Borough and the City and Borough of Sitka warnings that were similar to those given to the borough. In a March 30 response to auditors, Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst ...

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  12. Audit says some Alaska towns need to track cruise ship passenger taxes betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Skagway should only use the revenues as they're allowed, and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough and the City and Borough of Sitka make sure the money is used appropriately. It also found a big increase in the number of passengers who visit a high number ...

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  13. Artists tour Southeast to explore experience of climate changeRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    "It's a challenging topic and it's affecting everyone on the planet," said Allison Warden, an Inupiaq interdisciplinary performance artist who is part of the Island Institute of Sitka's month-long tour of Alaska communities. The tour aims to explore the intersection of climate and culture.

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  14. In the Works with Wrangell artist Vivian Faith PrescottRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    CCW: Do you have any particular creative routines or habits - favorite spaces to work, times of day, materials you use, music you listen to, etc.? I used to have a studio in Sitka, but I recently sold my home and moved permanently to Wrangell to Mickey's Fishcamp. Since my fishcamp is small, my studio is outside on my front porch overlooking the ocean, surrounded by nature.

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  15. Arts DEVORead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | NewsReview.com

    ... which Jesse left such a lasting mark - made even more so by the fact that he and Amy were physically so far away, in Sitka, Alaska, where the couple moved a few months ago. In events that many of us followed with a sense of helplessness on social ...

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  16. Industry calls Senate oil tax credit bill a oebad for AlaskaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | APRN

    ... Waldholz is the Energy Reporter for Alaska Public Media. Before joining APM, she spent two years reporting for KCAW in Sitka, where she covered everything from city government to fish politics. She studied documentary production at the UC Berkeley ...

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  17. Report: Pilot changed course to avoid clouds before Alaska crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... vented rescue helicopters from landing at the crash site. A Coast Guard helicopter crew was able to lower members of a Sitka rescue team to a location near the site, and they then hiked up to reach the wreckage.

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  18. Delta cuts Juneau back to seasonal serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | APRN

    ... city's only major airline - at least for the season. "And the reason I think that is because that's what happens in Sitka and Ketchikan after Delta stops flying there and Alaska is the only carrier. That's what happens," McMurren said. Medeiros said ...

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  19. Looking Back: April 12, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... ity, by way of Alaska, Siberia and Russia in 1867 when the northern Territory was sold to the United States. He was in Sitka, the old capital of Alaska, when the Russian flag came down and the American flag was raised.

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  20. Missing kayaker presumed deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | APRN

    The Coast Guard suspended the search for 41-year-old Jesse Mills of Sitka this afternoon . Mills was reported missing by his wife after he did not return from a solo kayaking trip on Wednesday night.

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