Sitka Newswire (Page 13)

Sitka Newswire (Page 13)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sitka, AK. (Page 13)

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  1. Great Alaska Hanukkah - or 'Alaskanukkah'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... from the backseat. Disavowing him - "no, that's actually a western hemlock, that's a yellow cedar and those are Sitka spruce" - would ruin the rest of the drive for everyone. Alaska itself serves as a constant Yuletide reminder. Up here, it begins ...

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  2. Alaska-themed books for children that make superb holiday giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Owl Books/University of Alaska Press, $16.95). It follows a 10-year-old boy named KA et living in what is now Sitka in the last days before white people settled the region. Feeling that he isn't becoming a man quickly enough, he stows away on ...

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  3. Budget leaves ferry schedule as is, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Passengers enjoy the scenery during a late summer fast ferry sailing between Sitka and Juneau. Budget cuts have reduced such runs.

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  4. Prep basketball: West boys win, girls fall in Sitka tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    West tipped off its boys basketball season with a 72-49 win over Wrangell on Thursday in the Holiday Shootout tournament in Sitka. Two sisters sparked Birstol Bay in a 47-39 win over West on Thursday in their season opener at the Holiday Shootout tournament in Sitka.

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  5. Woman sentenced for smuggling heroin, meth to SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Sitka's Superior Court sentenced a woman to jail last week for possessing heroin and methamphetamine valued at more than $42,000. Shammar Ferguson, 33, smuggled more than 88 grams of the drugs during a flight from Seattle to Sitka this summer, according to court records.

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  6. Alaskan guitar maker opts for more sustainable spruceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | APRN

    A little piece of Alaska has helped create some of the music industry's biggest hits. Sitka spruce is a prized "tonewood" used to make guitars and violins.

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  7. Childrena s books for a Native worldviewRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    ... the Box of Daylight," "Raven Brings us Fire," and "Origins of Rivers and Streams." They're written in rhyme by retired Sitka first grade teacher Pauline Duncan and illustrated by Lindsay Carron. At the book release, Carron brought the originals of ...

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  8. Does salvaged sound better? Guitar maker opts for more sustainable spruceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A little piece of Alaska has helped create some of the music industry's biggest hits. Sitka spruce is a prized "tonewood" used to make guitars and violins.

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  9. New network of tribes expands toxic shellfish testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Sitka Tribe of Alaska fisheries biologish Jen Hamblen empties blue mussel meat into a blender. A new lab in Sitka tests regularly for shellfish toxins and now is teaching more than a dozen tribes in the region to do the same.

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  10. UAS Chancellor disusses issues and opportunities in KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Fisheries and Ocean Sciences program. They can start here in Ketchikan. They can get their basic courses here or in Sitka. Some of that they could do online. But they would, in the end, need to go to Juneau, probably, to finish up their degree." ...

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  11. Athletes to Adults: MEHS wrestlers learn about healthy relationshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... the girls went to another room and did that [lesson]," Kimber said. Mt. Edgecumbe's wrestling team was the only one in Sitka to take part in the program this year, but Julia Smith said she's trying to change that. It's already caught on in other ...

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  12. Mt. Edgecumbe High School wrestlers learn about healthy relationshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | APRN

    The Mt. Edgecumbe High School wrestling team. Emory Johnson helps hold up the poster. (Photo by Emily Russell, KCAW - Sitka) This fall, student wrestlers at Mt. Edgecumbe High School took part in a program called, 'Coaching Boys into Men.' The idea ...

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  13. UAS Chancellor disusses issues and opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... Fisheries and Ocean Sciences program. They can start here in Ketchikan. They can get their basic courses here or in Sitka. Some of that they could do online. But they would, in the end, need to go to Juneau, probably, to finish up their degree." ...

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  14. Sitka hydroelectric plant down for repairs; city on dieselRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The city of Sitka has been using diesel generators to fulfill resident's increasing power demands as a hydroelectric plant remains shut down for repairs. The Sitka Sentinel reports that electric utility director Bryan Bertacchi says it costs around $4,000 a day to run the diesel machines during morning and evening peak times.

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  15. Sitka hydroelectric plant down for repairs; city on dieselRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The city of Sitka has been using diesel generators to fulfill resident's increasing power demands as a hydroelectric plant remains shut down for repairs.

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  16. Sales Tax Rates Held Steady in Q3Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | WebCPA

    ... as the highest-taxing jurisdiction for the past several quarters at 7.0 percent. It was followed by Petersburg and Sitka, Alaska (6.0 percent); and 11 counties in Alaska, Alabama, Colorado and Louisiana at 5.0 percent. The average county sales tax ...

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  17. Public invited to museum meetingRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    ... ashevaroff State Library, Archives and Museum building in Juneau, or the Sheldon Jackson Museum, 104 College Drive, in Sitka, or by calling in to the conference at 1.800.315.6338 using access code 48660.

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  18. Teri Rofkar, a treasured artistRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    ... to write articles about. But one of those people was Teri Rofkar, a Ravenstail and spruce root basket weaver from Sitka, and Dec. 2, at 60 years old, she passed away after a battle with cancer. I interviewed Teri twice - a little more than a year ...

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  19. Sitka bears still awake looking for trashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | APRN

    All of the bears at the Fortress of the Bear were orphaned as cubs, and would otherwise have been euthanized. Bears continue to wander through neighborhoods and knock over trash cans near downtown Sitka.

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  20. Bear unfazed by rubber bullets near Indian River in SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... bullets. "This officer managed to hit the bear twice with the rubber shotgun slugs and the bear wasn't even fazed," Sitka police Lt. Lance Ewers said. "He just kept doing his thing." Ewers said it's disturbing how desensitized the bear was. With the ...

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