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  1. Sailboat built by Oregon students continues journey to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | Education Week

    A miniature sailboat built by Oregon sixth-graders has been put back out to sea to continue its voyage to Japan after running aground near Sitka, Alaska. An Alaska fisherman discovered the boat in late February and reached out to teachers at Sitka schools, leading to students at Blatchley Middle School to take part in the international project, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported .

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  2. After Mount Polley: The activists and filmmaker behind the documentary - Uprivers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | Capital City Weekly

    Jacinda Mack, of Fraser River, left, Matthew Jackson, of Sitka, center, and Carrie James, of Ketchikan, talk about their film "Uprivers" in Juneau on March 29, 2018. The documentary film is about the perils an unchecked Canadian mining industry and the threat posed to Southeast Alaska watersheds.

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  3. Sailboat built by Scappoose students continues journey to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | The Oregonian

    A miniature sailboat built by Oregon sixth-graders has been put back out to sea to continue its voyage to Japan after running aground near Sitka, Alaska. An Alaska fisherman discovered the boat in late February and reached out to teachers at Sitka schools, leading to students at Blatchley Middle School to take part in the international project, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported .

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  4. Juneau man's hatchery permit at Baranof Warm Springs denied againRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 5 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... as Baranof Warm Springs. (Creative Commons photo by Jonathan.s.kt ) A salmon hatchery permit in Warm Springs Bay near Sitka has been denied after members of the public voiced concern over its location and the impact to the local environment. It's ...

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  5. Sitka herring fishery closes early, 8,300 tons short of quotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Sitka sac roe herring fishery has shut down early this year, falling 8,330 tons short of this year's guideline harvest level . The Alaska Department of Fish and Game made the closure announcement over VHF radio at 11 a.m. Tuesday, after aerial surveys failed to spot herring schools of marketable size.

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  6. Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Capital City Weekly

    ... its search Monday night, according to a press release. The missing man, whom the Alaska State Troopers and the Sitka Fire Department identified as 45-year-old Sitka man Sean Poffenbarger (the Coast Guard spelled his last name as Paffenbarger), had ...

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  7. Boater found deceased, while another missing near SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    One man is dead and another missing after their boat overturned Sunday afternoon in Peril Strait, about 30 miles north of Sitka. An inReach device on Poffenbarger's vessel activated at 8:25 p.m. Sunday while in transit from Sitka to Saook Point.

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  8. Troopers, Coast Guard search for missing boater near Sitka; another confirmed deceasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | Capital City Weekly

    Alaska State Troopers and Coast Guard personnel are searching for a missing man near Sitka after finding another man deceased on the shore on Baranof Island. At about 8:25 a.m. Sunday, Juneau-based Alaska State Troopers picked up an emergency distress signal from a DeLorme inReach GPS device in the area of Peril Strait between Chicagof and Baranof Islands, according to a Troopers dispatch.

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  9. Body found, man missing from boat overturned north of SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Alaska State Troopers say the body of 49-year-old Sean Elliot was found on a beach in Goose Cove. Troopers shortly before 8:30 a.m. Sunday received notification that an emergency signal had been activated in Peril Strait north of Baranof Island.

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  10. Boater found dead ashore, another missing as search continues near SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | Anchorage Daily News

    One man is dead and a search is underway for another after a boat ran aground Sunday in Peril Strait north of Sitka, authorities said. The Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers, Sitka fire and dive teams, and the Sitka Mountain Rescue Group were searching air, water and ground to find the missing man, identified by the Coast Guard as Sean Paffenbarger.

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  11. Alaska Fish and Game denies hatchery on Baranof IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Association effectively doomed the project, according to the letter. The response from the City and Borough of Sitka, which annexed Baranof Warm Springs, and local property owners has been "overwhelmingly" against the project, according to the ...

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  12. Hatchery near popular hot Baranof springs rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | Capital City Weekly

    ... or NSRAA, effectively doomed the project, according to the letter. The response from the City and Borough of Sitka, which annexed Baranof Warm Springs some time ago, and local property owners has been "overwhelmingly" against the project, the letter ...

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  13. Five People Indicted for their Involvement in the Drug-Related...Read the original story

    Friday Mar 30 | PressReleasePoint

    Yesterday, a Sitka Grand Jury indicted five people on charges of Robbery, Assault, Burglary and Misconduct with Controlled Substances. These charges were brought before the Grand Jury by the Office of Special Prosecutions, Statewide Drug Enforcement Prosecutor in cooperation with the Sitka District Attorney's Office.

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  14. 5 people charged in meth-related robbery and assault in SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    Peter Krovina, left, leaves the Sitka Courthouse with other shooting co-defendants Friday morning after a trial date was set. Peter Krovina, left, leaves the Sitka Courthouse with other shooting co-defendants Friday morning after a trial date was set.

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  15. Two women allegedly involved in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Two Las Cruces women allegedly involved in Alaska home invasion, shooting Bail was set to a combined $1.5 million for two Las Cruces women were arrested in Sitka, Alaska. Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: Police in Sitka, Alaska, recently arrested two Las Cruces women for their alleged involvement in a shooting and home invasion.

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  16. As Sitkans wait for roe, news of sickness from herring eggs in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | APRN

    Zoe Trafton piles her plate with herring eggs at Sitka Tribe of Alaska's annual potluck, celebrating the cultural and ecological importance of the forage fish. Typically, cholera is associated with tropical destinations.

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  17. Heloise: Hearing at a lesser rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... the second pillowcase. This way, nothing gets lost, and it's much easier to store in my linen closet. -- Zeena T., Sitka, Alaska Dear Heloise: People who drive should have an emergency road kit with them, whether they're going to the store down the ...

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  18. How Do You Ask The Four Questions In Klingon - Or Swahili?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | Forward

    ... Malinke, a West African language which many slaves brought to America spoke. Spiegel solicited the Chabad center in Sitka, Alaska to gain a translation into Tlingit, and asked the first Mayan novelist to translate to Mayan languages. "By reciting ...

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  19. Jude Pate named Sitka Superior Court judge, joins Magistrate Rachel JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Between them, longtime public defender Jude Pate, left, and private practice attorney Rachel Jones bring 26 years of local experience to the Sitka courthouse. When a longtime Sitka public defender got word from Gov. Bill Walker that he would go from Jude Pate to Judge Pate, he was thunderstruck.

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  20. Morning update - Wednesday, March 28, 2018Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 28 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... through the end of the current fiscal year in June. Sac roe herring fishery stands down for aerial surveys : The Sitka sac roe herring fishery stood down Tuesday, as the Alaska Department of Fish and Game carried out aerial surveys of Sitka Sound. ...

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