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  1. Continued Battle for Voting Rights of America's IndigenousRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Budget and still today Native Programs have been grossly cut and some needed tribal programs have been closed. Like in Sitka, Alaska a much needed Rehabilitation Center has closed and the Southeast Alaska Natives now send their clients as far away ...

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  2. Miley's new act down Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | SFGate

    ... TALK ABOUT RUINING THE MOMENT: Bald eagles dangle over a branch as they grip each other near the old city cemetery in Sitka, Alaska. The eagles were upside-down in the tree, 30 feet above the ground, for about an hour as workers from the Alaska ...

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  3. Trident Seafoods charged for late fish ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Seattle-based seafood company Trident Seafoods was in Ketchikan District Court last week to face 20 counts of late fish tickets. According to charging documents, the Ketchikan Police Department was contacted by a Department of Fish and Game employee in Sitka, who had been investigating Trident Seafoods and already passed the case on to troopers.

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  4. Coast Guard searching for vessel, emergency beaconRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... position indicating radio beacon, or EPIRB, has been active since about 10:30 a.m. today. An MH-60 helicopter from Sitka is searching for it. Foerree says the beacon is believed to be about 15 miles north of Port Alexander, near Mist Cove or Deep ...

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  5. Troopers hire from Outside, but prefer homegrown recruitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    While the National Geographic reality TV show "Alaska State Troopers" has proven to be an effective recruiting tool outside Alaska, AST leadership says Alaskans make the best troopers. Future Alaska State Troopers, municipal officers and park rangers stood at attention in alphabetical order upon reaching the airport baggage claim in Sitka, a rainy island town on Alaska's panhandle.

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  6. Sitka Alaska Day volunteers wantedRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    The Russian naval unit re-enactment group seeks new recruits for the Alaska Day parade, to participate in the transfer ceremony, and to appear as greeters at various events. Contact Cory Baggen or Tim Holder at 747-8559 for more information. Costumes are provided.

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  7. Liveaboard firefighter stops Sitka harbor blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Sitka's Crescent Harbor, where a boat fire was extinguished by a liveaboard firefighter on Friday, Oct. 3. Quick thinking by an off-duty Sitka firefighter may have prevented a boat fire from becoming a major disaster in a local harbor last week. Deputy fire chief Al Stevens says Michelle Snowden, an engineer with the department, had just moved onto a liveaboard in Crescent Harbor when she heard the department-wide tone-out - or emergency paging signal - that a boat was burning on another finger.

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  8. Sitka voc-ed project opens new vistasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Is it a coincidence that the contracting team completing the new 8,500-square-foot career and technical education wing at Sitka High spent a lot of time in the school's vocational education classrooms as students? "There is a correlation between liking being in these shops, and the careers they end up in," he said. "Some kids go from high school shops into employment ... Besides getting practical skills for life, whether it's welding or small engines, they're trying things on.

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  9. Orphaned bear cub, made famous via Facebook, is settling in at new Sitka homeRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... real world. Over 300,000 people viewed Smokey's story on Facebook when she was captured two weeks ago in Seward. Now, Sitka's bear habitat, the Fortress of the Bear, is writing her next chapter. At the Fortress of the Bear, Les Kinnear leads the way ...

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  10. Southeast History: Historical tidbits shared by readersRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    ... one on the other, and the bottom sack wouldn't burst or distort. The logging industry as it was when Alaska Pulp in Sitka and Ketchikan Pulp were operating no longer exists. I am collecting information about the many people who logged for the two ...

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  11. So, Nietzsche and an Alaskan fisherman walk into a barRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Grist Magazine

    Dylan Hitchcock-Lopez was raised "on a fishing boat" in Sitka, Alaska, but ended up leaving to study philosophy at St. John's College in Santa Fe. Now that he's returned to his hometown to help out as a broker for his family's fishing business , which plays a part in Alaska's $4.6 billion commercial fishing industry, the connection between these two seemingly incompatible spheres of his life has become clearer to him.

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  12. Tobacco tax before Petersburg votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... distributor fill out and do all the paperwork," she says. Anchorage's wholesale tax is higher, at 55 percent, while Sitka and Juneau's are the same as Petersburg's, at 45 percent. Barrow, Fairbanks and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough have far smaller ...

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  13. Centage Corporation Customer Hames Corporation Named a 2014...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... Research Summit event on October 22nd at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, California. Hames Corporation, based in Sitka, Alaska, owns and manages several retail stores in both Sitka and Ketchikan, Alaska two of the largest and most visited cities in ...

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  14. Alaska Aviation Legends: Garland Dobson, pilot for the public goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Alaska permanently. Six weeks later, the Alaska State Troopers called Garland and he entered the trooper academy in Sitka -- once again requiring a lengthy absence from the family. In the course of his career with the State of Alaska, Garland would ...

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  15. Landslide wipes out Sitka restoration projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | HeraldNet

    Heavy rainfall has been blamed for a major landslide near Sitka that wiped out hundreds of thousands of dollars in watershed-restoration projects. The rains also caused damage to a footbridge and trails, including one that had been repaired after flooding last January.

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  16. Landslide destroys Starrigavan restoration projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    High rainfall this month is being blamed for a major landslide near Sitka. The U.S. Forest Service reports that a 100-acre slide came down in the Starrigavan Valley, about ten miles from town.

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  17. Landslide Destroys Restoration Projects Near SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | APRN

    High rainfall this month is being blamed for a major landslide near Sitka. The U.S. Forest Service reports that a 100-acre slide came down in the Starrigavan Valley, about ten miles from town.

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  18. Feds agrees to deadline for wolf decisionRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... Service to make a decision before more habitat is lost. The wolves den in the root systems of large trees and hunt Sitka black-tailed deer, which depend on high-quality, old forests. The wolves are genetically distinct from other wolves in the ...

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  19. Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor WorkshopRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    AMSEA is conducting a one day Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Training Course in Sitka, Alaska on October 6, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM. This course meets the US Coast Guard drill conductor requirements for fishing vessels.

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  20. Southeast wolves to undergo Endangered Species Act reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... the final decision is supposed to come one year after that." Larry Edwards is a forest campaigner with Greenpeace in Sitka. And he notes the federal agency has not met timelines for reviewing the wolf petition. "The difficulty is that Congress ...

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