Sitka Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Should the Permanent Fund invest in oil tax credits?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | APRN

    Former Attorney General Craig Richards addressed the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. board on Sept. 2, 2016.

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  2. Cooperative Extension to keep doors open in Anchorage, SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | APRN

    The Cooperative Extension Service at the University of Alaska Fairbanks planned to close two offices this fall due to state budget cuts - one in Anchorage and the other in Sitka . But today , Extension leadership announced a plan to keep both offices open.

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  3. Winter ferry schedule better than last yearRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2016 | APRN

    This winter's Alaska Marine Highway schedule offers more sailings than the previous season's. It also eliminates five-week service gaps for some communities.

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  4. Gov's budget veto has at least one fan: rating agency S&PRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2016 | APRN

    Gov. Bill Walker spoke to reporters on June 29, announcing his budget vetos, including a $1,000 cap on the PFD. After four credit downgrades in eight months, Alaska received some good news Monday: S&P Global will not lower the state's credit rating - at least for now.

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  5. Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Aug. 19, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | KSKA

    Democratic primary for House District 40 remains in doubt. And now, there are also concerns over how voters in the Northwest Arctic village of Shungnak were able to cast ballots in both the Republican primary and in the primary for Democrats and others.

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  6. Sitka brown bear mauling victim medevaced to Sitkoh BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | KSKA

    A helicopter from Air Station Sitka medevaced a woman from Sitkoh Bay Thursday afternoon, after she was mauled by a brown bear. According to Christopher Austin, the rescue swimmer on the flight, the woman, who was in her thirties, was guiding a tour from a National Geographic cruise ship when the attack occurred.

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  7. A city responds to a landslide: - It was a loss ofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | KSKA

    For much of Sitka, the August 18, 2015 landslide was a wake-up call that even the most settled parts of Alaska remain dynamic - and sometimes dangerous - places. Local leadership found itself in an unprecedented situation, offering comfort to the community while processing the catastrophe themselves.

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  8. No Southeast candidates eliminated in Primary electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | APRN

    Incumbent Republican Cathy Munoz got 832 votes on the GOP ballot. Her Democratic challenger, Justin Parish, won 722 on his party's ballot.

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  9. A weather forecaster returns to Sitka's slide: - We were snakebit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | APRN

    One year ago, on August 18, 2015, massive rainfall generated over 40 landslides on Baranof and Chichagof Islands. And in Sitka, one of those landslides swept through a subdivision under construction.

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  10. Two people help preserve the history of Alaska's canned seafoodRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2016 | APRN

    There used to be hundreds of seafood canneries all along Alaska's coastline. Two people are involved in documenting and preserving some of that rich history in order to share it with others.

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  11. Girl Scouts camp promotes leadership skills in PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | APRN

    Girl Scouts of Alaska came to Petersburg last week to hold a weeklong day camp. Girls ages kindergarten through junior high participated in the events, many of which happened outdoors.

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  12. Taking a trip to SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | APRN

    Charles took a road trip- or should we say a ferry trip- to Southeast Alaska last month, and while there recorded an edition of Outdoor Explorer on the town of Sitka. This historic community with its island-dotted waters is, in my opinion, the best place for an Alaskan to take a vacation without leaving Alaska.

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  13. Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 29, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | APRN

    State Democratic Party officials are backing challengers to two Democrats who caucus with the Republican-led House majority. The challengers and party officials say this will increase the chances for a bipartisan coalition.

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  14. AK: Sawmill Farm, Tongass farm countryRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2016 | APRN

    The Tongass Rainforest isn't what you'd picture as a candidate for farm country. The terrain is rugged, the soil unstable, and it rains over 100 inches a year.

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  15. Moodya s downgrades Alaska credit rating; fourth downgrade this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | KSKA

    Sens. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, and Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, linger after the Senate adjourned sine die, July 18, 2016. Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Alaska's credit rating for the second time in six months, citing the state's massive budget deficit and its failure to find a long-term political solution.

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  16. Stika hospital treats first known Alaskan case of Zika VirusRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | APRN

    The state department of Health and Social Services announced the first known case of the Zika Virus in Alaska today. The patient was treated at SEARHC's Mt.

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  17. Stedman, nine others, face no election challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | APRN

    A fifth of Alaska legislators running for re-election this year face no opposition. That begs the question: Why, in such a politically active state, does anyone run unopposed.

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  18. Obama Administration announces new rules for Arctic drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | APRN

    Shell's Polar Pioneer leaving Dutch Harbor on Oct. 12, heading for Washington state. The new rules will hold oil companies in the Arctic Ocean to a higher standard than those drilling in, say, the Gulf of Mexico.

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  19. Small earthquake adds to Sitka's holiday blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | KSKA

    A small earthquake rattled dishes along the outer coast of Southeast Alaska Monday evening. The US Geological Survey reports that a magnitude 3.6 quake occurred about 20 miles west of Whale Bay off the coast of Baranof Island, at 7:20 PM.

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  20. Linda Behnken to represent Alaska on halibut commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | APRN

    Linda Behnken with her sons, Rio and Hahlen. Behnken lives the small-boat fishing life she advocates for, but she's no stranger to IPHC politics.

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