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  1. Two guides mauled during hike north of Sitka, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Officials say a brown bear mauled two wilderness guides leading a group of 22 tourists Thursday in the area of Sitkoh Bay in Southeast. The vessel Wilderness Explorer operated by Un-Cruise Adventures initially reported the mauling to the Coast Guard, stating that two of its passengers were hurt.

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  2. Police in Ketchikan arrest man accused of trafficking heroin, meth into Southeast AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Washington state man was arrested in Ketchikan on Saturday for his alleged role in what troopers say was a conspiracy to smuggle large amounts of heroin and meth into two Southeast Alaska communities. The Alaska State Troopers' Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit arrested Zerisenay Gebregiorgis, 34, at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13 on two counts of felony drug conspiracy charges.

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  3. Remarkable debut novel plumbs the lure of a last chance in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    "The Alaskan Laundry" opens with a scene that will resonate with many Alaskans. Tara Marconi arrives in the state by ferry, young, broke, escaping a life that had become unbearable and with few plans beyond a season of work and the hope of pocketing some money.

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  4. Alaska's first Zika case confirmed in SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Midwestern man visiting Sitka tested positive for the Zika virus earlier this month, the first confirmed case of the illness in Alaska. According to a press release from the Alaska Division of Public Health, the man contracted the virus while visiting Central America.

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  5. Reborn Sitka camp a parable for Alaska's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Roger Schmidt was a happy trombonist, teaching music and raising kids in this idyllic island town. He thought his life was set.

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  6. Forget the fireworks: Fourth of July dynamite blast rocks Sitka, damages residenceRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sitka police are investigating a large Fourth of July dynamite blast at a local quarry, which reportedly did damage to at least one home in the area. Sitka Police Chief Sheldon Schmitt said no charges had been filed Thursday in connection with the detonation of dynamite and blasting caps, reported around 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Granite Creek Rock Quarry.

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  7. Slugging it out in SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    This town has many attractions: all that Russian heritage, Native culture, shopping and eating, art and music, scenery, and, of course, boating and hiking. On a recent visit to take in the Sitka Summer Music Festival, I discovered something new - an 8-mile trail through woods behind town.

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  8. Hearing what we want to hearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Harry D. Reynolds probably first burst upon Alaska in 1902. A booster/promoter of the first order, he visited Alaska's governor that summer, John G. Brady, in Sitka, then the capitol.

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  9. 'Sila' explores human-environment connectednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Depending on who you talk to, the Inuit word "sila" can have a variety of meanings: "breath," "air," "sky," "wind," "weather," "spirit" or "intellect." Or "the principle behind all animation or locomotion."

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  10. This new magazine celebrates and explores Alaska's wide-ranging food cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mary Smith holds the new local food quarterly magazine Edible Alaska at the La Bodega liquor store in Anchorage. Smith, editor of the magazine, was distributing copies to retail outlets.

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  11. Top-notch youth choir from Houston tours AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Houston Boychoir, one of the foremost youth choruses in the world, will be in Alaska next week. The traveling ensemble of 37 singers, age 10-18, will perform in Anchorage and Sitka.

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  12. Arts Scene: Sitka author airs his 'Alaskan Laundry'; bear stories at Bear ToothRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Brendan Jones, commercial fisherman, and Wallace Stegner, fellow in the Creative Writing Program at Stanford University, will discuss and read from Jones' novel, "The Alaskan Laundry." The Sitka-based author has had work in the New York Times and on National Public Radio.

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  13. Chasing the herring spawn on Sitka SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    In early spring, the forests and estuaries begin to thaw. With the softer earth and longer days, Sitka's residents thaw too.

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  14. UAF will close Cooperative Extension offices in Anchorage, SitkaRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    University of Alaska Fairbanks Interim Chancellor Mike Powers approved the closures Monday, according to UAF Spokeswoman Marmian Grimes. The offices are expected to close by the end of October.

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  15. New bug brings back memories of spruce bark beetle devastationRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    It looks like the start of the spruce bark beetle kill of the 1990s, when mountainsides across the Kenai Peninsula turned gray, the biggest tree blight in North American history to that time. But it started just last year.

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  16. Elaine Elizabeth Abraham at a 2006 conference in Yakutat.Read the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    In the Tlingit idiom, Elaine Elizabeth Abraham "walked into the woods" early Monday morning. The much-accomplished Tlingit woman from Yakutat died around 1:30 a.m. at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.

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  17. Elaine Abraham, ground-breaking Tlingit elder, dead at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    In the Tlingit idiom, Elaine Elizabeth Abraham "walked into the woods" early Monday morning. The much-accomplished Tlingit woman from Yakutat died around 1:30 a.m. at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.

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  18. Dueling with Dungeness at Tenakee Springs homesteadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    "Ooooohk, I hope there are crabs," Justin said, staring out our front window at the high tide. A sapling Sitka spruce and an elderly cottonwood framed the ocean at the edge of our yard.

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  19. Alaska has incredible potential for hydropower, when it's done rightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Pictured: The Blue Lake Expansion Project during construction in 2014. The project, now complete, raised the height of an existing hydroelectric dam near Sitka in Southeast Alaska, increasing its power generation capacity.

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

    Apr 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Some Alaska communities have spent money raised from a cruise ship passenger tax without proper documentation to show it was used in accordance with state law. The tax, called the commercial passenger vessel excise tax, adds $34.50 per passenger, per voyage, for cruises lasting longer than 72 hours in Alaska's waters.

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