Sitka Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Sitka landslide lawsuit raises questions about liabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The August 18, 2015 landslide damaged properties being built by Sound Development LLC, on land they purchased from the city in 2013. The Aug. 18 landslide in Sitka was unprecedented, claiming the lives of three men and raising safety concerns about the Benchlands, a strip of land nestled between the mountains and the ocean.

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  2. Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Apr. 1, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | APRN

    ... million dollars, under a recommendation made Thursday night by the Legislative Council. The August 18th landslide in Sitka was unprecedented, claiming the lives of three men and raising safety concerns about the Benchlands, a strip of land nestled ...

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  3. AK: Sitka, one of the best kept secrets for surfersRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | KSKA

    Warmer winters have pushed Sitka snowboarders and other adventurers out of the mountains and into the water. The ocean swell and rock breaks right near the heart of town create prime wave conditions.

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  4. The temperature just hit 71 degrees. In Alaska. In March.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Thursday as well. The Haines Airport hit 62 degrees Thursday, compared to a previous March 31 high of 57 in 1926. Sitka hit 57 degrees, compared to a previous high of 54 in 1994. In December, a storm brought temperatures at the North Pole to 50 ...

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  5. Alaska musicians prep for 42nd folk festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... to book me for shows," he said. Touring eventually brought Van Kirk to Southeast Alaska, and he liked it. He lived in Sitka for a while before settling in Juneau around 15 years ago. He took a break for a while to focus on raising his young ...

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  6. Proposed taxes could limit cruise market growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... "As I explained to the mayor in Anchorage, if you stop in Ketchikan, stop in Juneau, stop in Skagway, stop in Sitka, end up in Seward and Whittier, and then you go to the Mat-Su Borough and Denali Borough and Fairbanks, and everyone said it's just ...

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  7. Gov. Walker appoints Sitkan and Unalaskan to ASMI boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Gov. Bill Walker appointed Dutch Harbor's Tom Enlow and Sitka's Richard Riggs to the seven-member board earlier this month. Enlow, who is CEO of Unisea, replaces Peter Pan's Barry Collier, who was president of the ASMI board.

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  8. Internet problems in Kansas stop student testing in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Standardized testing at schools in Sitka and elsewhere in Alaska has been pushed back after the first day of exams was cut short because of Internet connectivity problems in Kansas.

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  9. New superintendent of Mt. Edgecumbe High School namedRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Janelle Vanasse of Bethel has been named superintendent and director of Mt. Edgecumbe High School, the state-operated boarding school in Sitka.

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  10. Severed cable in Kansas hampers Alaska online standardized testingRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... testing to school districts across Alaska. The incident left students high-and-dry in grades 3, 7, and 8 in Sitka as they began the first day of the Alaska Measures of Progress - or AMP testing. Co-assistant superintendent Sarah Ferrency is in ...

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  11. Alaska tribe: Shut down herring fisheryRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2016 | National Fisherman

    Sitka Tribe of Alaska is asking state fishing regulators to end the current commercial harvest of herring near the Southeast community, saying too many of the tiny fish are being caught and it's hurting the tribe's traditional reliance on herring eggs. Tribal chairman Mike Baines wrote a letter to Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotton today asking that he "cease any additional attempt" by the commercial fishing division to allow more herring to be caught in the Sitka sac roe herring fishery.

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  12. Third, lesser-known democratic presidential candidate campaigns in SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... hopeful in the state for the democratic caucus. And he brought his campaign - with its dark horse ambitions - to Sitka. Rocky De La Fuente, 61, is the most determined Democratic candidate you've never heard of. The Mexican-American businessman filed ...

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  13. Endangered Alaska tree? Rapidly dying yellow cedar may be listedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... each feather comprised of green scales. Young yellow cedars like this one droop more than the common conifers, Sitka spruce and western hemlock. And on this Juneau trail, it's the only yellow cedar in sight. Yellow cedars grow from Northern ...

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  14. Mount Edgecumbe school gets new superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Janelle Vanasse of Bethel has been named superintendent and director of of Mount Edgecumbe, the state-run boarding school in Sitka. Vanasse will replace Bill Hutton, who retires June 30. Vanasse is the director of secondary education at the Lower Kuskokwim School District.

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  15. Researcher says state ferries benefit more than they costRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... are pretty granular. There's not a lot Heather Haugland doesn't know about passengers who, say, boarded a ferry in Sitka in 2014. "You've got 81 Australians. 22 Germans, 16 New Zealanders. You had 2 people from the United Arab Emirates - I love this ...

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  16. AK: Alaska Folk Festival: The statea s biggest talent showRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | KSKA

    ... people to book me for shows." Touring eventually brought Van Kirk to Southeast Alaska, and he liked it. He lived in Sitka for a while, then settled in Juneau around 15 years ago. That's part of Van Kirk's latest project, a 12-song CD, plus a video. ...

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  17. Sitka Basketball Team Sees Apartment Fire, Guides Residents to SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | News Max

    Members of the Sitka High School basketball team saved people from an apartment fire in Anchorage, Alaska, on Wednesday and are being lauded as heroes. The boys called 911, alerted residents and helped them escape the fire.

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  18. Sitka basketball players rescue 11 from Anchorage fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Quick thinking by the Sitka boys basketball team averted tragedy Wednesday morning when a six-plex in the Anchorage neighborhood where they were staying caught fire. The state 3A basketball tournament opens Thursday at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.

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  19. Sitka High basketball team likely saved lives of people in burning building, AFD saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... responded to a two-alarm structure fire in a six-plex in Spenard on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Members of the Sitka High School basketball team stand in front of an Anchorage apartment building after a fire on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. The players ...

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  20. Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | APRN

    ... the walruses but it's a problem for some Russian indigenous communities on the Chokotkan coast. Quick thinking by the Sitka boys basketball team averted tragedy Wednesday morning, when a six-plex in the Anchorage neighborhood where they were staying ...

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