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  1. State receives grant to assess landslide risks in SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    An aerial image of the Kramer Avenue slide, from a stack in the Fire Hall where a state team is helping affected Sitkans apply for aid. FEMA will be stepping in to fund landslide mapping in Sitka.


  2. Gathering Alaska: Bog cranberriesRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    ... eye out for places to return in the fall. This year I made a mental note to return to a certain meadow, two clumps of Sitka spruce trees near a slough. I feel a bit like a squirrel when I do this, but cranberries are worth it. We have a lot of ...


  3. Evenings at Egan kick offRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    ... about the Pacific Coast involved in their research for the recently released book "Ed Ricketts from Cannery Row to Sitka, Alaska" published by Shorefast Editions of Juneau, and Sept. 30, Brian Buma discussed "Climate Change and the Southeast Alaskan ...


  4. Bringing a Chilkat robe back to lifeRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    ... Whale House, learned weaving from Jenny Thlunaut. The blanket was given to the museum by a collector who got it in Sitka around 1900. Its true age and source community are unknown. As Ehlers explained, diving whale blankets were popular trade items ...


  5. Problem bear poses a threat to public in SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Authorities are warning Sitka residents to be on alert after numerous bear encounters around the city, including one involving a bicyclist who was chased by a bear down a bike path.


  6. Marijuana fees could fund Sitka student travelRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    During their regular meeting Tuesday night, the Sitka Assembly approved - on first reading - a dedicated fund for student activity travel using marijuana fees. See ordinance here: Ord 2016-39 The ordinance, co-sponsored by Assemblyman Steven Eisenbeisz and Deputy Mayor Matthew Hunter, proposes depositing all money generated from marijuana licensing fees into a specific fund for student travel.


  7. Kenai council considers city manager candidatesRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... 4,600-person town of Phoenix, Oregon; Jim Dinley, former Municipal Administrator for the City and Borough of Sitka; Jason Hooley, who has held various staff positions in the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and in the office of the ...


  8. From petrels to puffins, thousands of Alaska seabirds call Saint Lazaria Island homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Saint Lazaria is a rocky 65-acre island adjacent to Mount Edgecumbe, about 15 miles west of Sitka. No people live there, but the wilderness wonderland is home to hundreds of thousands of nesting seabirds.


  9. Consumer demand for Alaska cruises growing againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... passenger numbers go. In Alaska's case, demand has ramped up even more in recent months. The southeast Alaska town of Sitka is among communities enjoying the growth spurt that's been building since completion of a deep water dock in 2012. This ...


  10. Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | KSKA

    ... gender bias, alleged violations of Title IX, and objectification of the athletes involved in volleyball. The city of Sitka is struggling to pay off the Blue Lake Dam in a big way. The project was largely funded through bond proceeds. But due to a ...


  11. Feds buy $4M of logged lands from Alaska Native corporationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... from its Land and Water Conservation Fund. The deal announced earlier this month covers two of 13 parcels owned by the Sitka-based corporation Shee Atika, CoastAlaska News reported ( ). The two parcels about 30 miles south of ...


  12. Murkowski presses Forest Service on delayed land swapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... are mostly within close proximity to Southeast's largest communities - Juneau, Ketchikan, Petersburg, Wrangell and Sitka - and in areas residents of those communities for the most part don't want to see logged. Under the proposal, the trust would ...


  13. How the Blue Lake Dam is costing SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | KSKA

    Sitka's Electric Department is in crisis. There isn't enough money to both keep up with bond payments on the Blue Lake Dam and address needed infrastructure repairs.


  14. Forest Service purchases 4,500 acres of Cube Cove forestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | APRN

    ... 30 miles south of Juneau and 20 miles north of Angoon. Just under $4 million was paid to the owner, Shee Atika, the Sitka-based Native corporation. It comes from the Forest Service's Land and Water Conservation Fund. Recreation, Lands and Minerals ...


  15. Fish Factor: Walker asks that pinks be declared disasterRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    ... to put them on deck safely," said Dan Falvey, program director for the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association in Sitka. Armed with funding from NOAA Fisheries and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, ALFA has been recruiting boats to field ...


  16. Forest Service purchases land in Cube Cove, returning it to wildernessRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    ... other wildlife, and also critical watersheds for salmon and fish stocks. The land owner, Shee Atik Corporation, is a Sitka-based urban Native corporation organized under terms of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The Cube Cove lands were ...


  17. Fairbanks school bearing name of 'founding pedophile' sparks renaming debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in a community where people knew his past. He never married or had children and died in 1965 at the Pioneers Home in Sitka, with his conviction of a half-century earlier having long since faded into oblivion. It would have stayed that way had a ...


  18. Body of missing hiker found in SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Michael Hansen, 37, was reported missing last Monday after he did not return from a solo hiking trip up Mount Verstovia in Sitka. Throughout the week, Sitka Search and Rescue received assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Forest Service, the Alaska State Troopers, the Sitka Police and Fire Departments, and a number of volunteers who combed the mountain for Hansen and provided support to his parents, who arrived in Sitka on Wednesday.


  19. Body of missing hiker found after 4-day searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The body of a man who went on a day hike on Mount Verstovia in Sitka has been found after a four-day search.


  20. Kentucky man mauled by brown bear on Admiralty IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | APRN

    ... Kentucky. Adkins and his Juneau-based guide were hunting in Chaik Bay near Angoon, about 35 miles northeast of Sitka. Peters described the mauling as "brief." A helicopter from Air Station Sitka transported Atkins to Juneau for treatment of his ...


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