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  1. Sitka starts celebration for Alaskaa s 150th anniversary with the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | APRN

    Alaska reaches a historical milestone this week. On March 30th - 150 years ago - America signed a treaty to purchase Alaska from Russia.

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  2. AK: Fishing for herring from the skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | APRN

    The herring fishery is in a race against time, trying to catch the quota before the herring spawn. Last year, the spawn began before the quota was met.

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  3. Consultant recommends Sitka's hospitals mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | APRN

    For the past year, the SEARHC and Sitka Community Hospital have been in talks about consolidating services. An outside consultant is now recommending a merger and will present his findings to the Sitka Assembly tonight .

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  4. After 30 years, Raven Shark pole back in SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | APRN

    The top of the Raven Shark totem pole lies in Totem Hall at Sitka National Historical Park. The totem pole is an icon of the Pacific Northwest.

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  5. Tied-up ferry Taku is for saleRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | APRN

    The ferry Taku waits to load passengers in Sitka while it was still sailing. It's been tied up and now is for sale.

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  6. AK: Wild salmon on the school lunch menu in SitkaRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | APRN

    KCAW's Emily Russell in Sitka reports on how wild salmon makes its way out of a fisherman's net and onto a student's plate. It's a little after eleven in the morning at Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School in Sitka.

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  7. Ocean acidification in Southeast, tribal network seeks regional impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | KSKA

    Ocean acidification has been big news lately. Experts have spoken about the possible consequences for shellfish and the critters that eat them but, its actual impact in Southeast Alaska is not known.

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  8. Tribe's Herring Committee drafts proposals to protect subsistenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | KSKA

    Herring caught during the 2014 Sitka Sound sac roe fishery. A recent study suggests that managers should take a longer view when managing fisheries like this one.

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  9. Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | KSKA

    Sen. Murkowski is skeptical of some of President Trump's actions, but in a speech to the Alaska Legislature, Murkowski portrayed the Trump administration as an opportunity for resource development. She also says she won't vote to defund Planned Parenthood or repeal Medicaid expansion.

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  10. Mt. Edgecumbe High School marks 70th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | KSKA

    Students dance alongside Dancers by the Sea, a group from Port Lions, in celebration of Founders Week. 70 years ago, Feb. 22, 1947, the Bureau of Indian Affairs opened Mt.

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  11. Sitka author's "Alaskan Laundry" wins statewide awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | KSKA

    Brendan Jones, pictured with his daughter Hailey, has won the Alaskana Award for his debut novel, "The Alaskan Laundry." The book's protagonist, like Jones, refurbishes a tugboat.

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  12. Tlingit woman to represent Alaska at Miss USA pageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | KSKA

    For the first time in pageant history, a Tlingit woman will represent Alaska on the national stage. Alyssa London was crowned Miss Alaska earlier this month and said, even before she was crowned, the experience felt unreal.

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  13. Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Jan. 27, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | KSKA

    It was another day of massive demonstration in Washington, D.C. today, this time for the annual March for Life. We caught up with a contingent from Eagle River, and a Catholic chaplain from Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson.

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  14. AK: Wintertime basketball in KakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | KSKA

    This winter, Kake's junior high basketball team is playing home games for the first time since 2010, appearing on the court before their community for the first time. Wintertime means a few things in rural Alaska.

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  15. Earthquakes shake waters off Elfin CoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | KSKA

    A series of earthquakes shook Southeast Alaska Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning. The epicenter of the quakes was located off the coast of Elfin Cove, 90 miles north of Sitka.

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  16. Sitka's Green Lake Dam back in serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | APRN

    After 84 days out of commission, the Green Lake Dam is up and running again. The dam works in tandem with the Blue Lake Dam to provide hydropower to Sitka.

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  17. AK: Garrison Keillora s Sitka pen palRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | KSKA

    The first time Keillor and Woods met was in 2013, after his show in Boone, North Carolina. Woods, whose red hair is somewhere between copper and strawberry blonde, stuck straight up.

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  18. Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Dec. 26, 2016Read the original story

    Dec 26, 2016 | KSKA

    As the cold winter months hit the North Slope, the Bureau of Land Management is heading back out to plug four old wells in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. The agency hopes the process goes more smoothly this time around.

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  19. Prince of Wales deer season extended, wolf season endedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | KSKA

    A proposed delay in the start of "doe season" is meant to protect fawns - but may not make sense biologically. Subsistence hunters seeking deer on Southeast Alaska's Prince of Wales Island will have an extra month to hunt.

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  20. Green Lake dam awaits replacement part to get back up andaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | KSKA

    The failed hydraulic ram, at the bottom of a 160 ft shaft at the Green Lake power plant. The ram - which is essentially a water-powered pump - failed while the Green Lake Tunnel was being drained for a planned inspection.

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