Sitka Newswire (Page 6)

Sitka Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sitka, AK. (Page 6)

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  1. 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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  2. Blessing of Herring Rock: A yearly ceremony to bring fish toaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | KSKA

    While commercial fishermen were on the water anxiously awaiting the next herring opening in Sitka, some residents gathered on land for a traditional Tlingit ceremony. The Blessing of Herring Rock happens every year to get the fish to come back to the Sound to spawn.

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  3. Walker administration says loophole costs $1.4M in taxes from big fishing boatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... owe on fish that they're already catching," Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, a Democrat from the fishing port town of Sitka, said in a phone interview. "We should fix this problem as soon as possible." The problem with the tax assessments arises from ...

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  4. Effort to arm some village officers is off to a slow startRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... are attending, Merrill said, although more VPSOs could be eligible to carry firearms in July. That's because the Sitka training is designed for people who were VPSOs before the arming legislation passed. VPSOs hired after 2014 now attend the Alaska ...

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  5. Ohio voters made right callRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... so happy to watch you yesterday call trump on Trump. We finally have a state that played the hand right. Cathy Lieser Sitka, Alaska

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  6. 140 minutes to fish 15,000 tons of Sitka Sound herringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The seiner Infinite Grace pursing up during a Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery in March 2014. The commercial herring season opened Thursday, more abruptly than in past years.

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  7. It's herring season! Sitka sac roe fishery opens on short noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | APRN

    Herring fishing opened about 10 miles NW of Sitka. Early test fishing wasn't very productive, leaving many to believe that fishing wouldn't happen today .

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  8. Alaska Native Sisterhood, Brotherhood urge racial equity in Sitka schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Sitka School Board at ANB Founders Hall Monday night . ANB/ANS members asked for more frequent reports from the Sitka Native Education Program , and suggested that the school board consider holding a second meeting each year in the Native community.

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  9. Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | APRN

    ... lawmakers going to pay for the budget? The pioneer home system is older than the state of Alaska. The first home, in Sitka, was repurposed from abandoned marine barracks in 1913. The state-funded system now operates in six locations and provides ...

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  10. DAR News: The Founding DaughtersRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 | Mena Star

    ... She accepted a job as a D.C. clerk in December of 1885. After a few years in D.C., Mary took a job teaching in Sitka, Alaska. The living conditions of the Alaskan Native Americans were so bad, Miss Desha protested to the extent that a federal ...

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  11. Wearable Arts Runway Show in SitkaRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The Greater Sitka Arts Council will be hosting the Wearable Arts Runway Show on March 26 at the Performing Arts Center. Those who purchase tickets are automatically entered to win two free round-trip tickets to anywhere Alaska Airlines flies.

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  12. Lawmakers struggle to fund pioneer senior homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | APRN

    The pioneer home system is older than the state of Alaska. The first home, in Sitka, was repurposed from abandoned marine barracks in 1913.

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  13. Sitka High workshop teaches kids to make guitars, among other projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | APRN

    Last week, 14 educators from around the state met at Sitka High School to learn how to make shop and engineering classes more engaging. Supported by a grant from the Alaska Department of Education, the group had a few days to build and wire their very own electric guitars.

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  14. The April Fools' Day QuizRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2016 | How Stuff Works

    ... Day, but what also distinguishes it? By dropping burning tires, kerosene and smoke bombs onto Mount Edgecumbe, a Sitka, Alaska, resident caused a bit of panic among residents. Of course I didn't say, "hmm, maybe I should get hard copies of my ...

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  15. PFD voter initiative gets on ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | APRN

    ... which automatically registers people to vote when they renew or apply for a driver license or state ID. Canvassers in Sitka collected hundreds of signatures to get the initiative on the ballot

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  16. Aging Southeast: Pioneer homes can't meet demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Sitka Pioneer Home was the first such facility. Five others operate in Ketchikan, Juneau, Anchorage, Wasilla and Fairbanks.

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  17. Fireworks erupt when Senate subcommittee chair drafts another GOP senator for a budget voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... The subcommittee is made up of MacKinnon, an Eagle River Republican, as well as GOP members Sens. Bert Stedman of Sitka and Lesil McGuire of Anchorage, and Wielechowski. But Stedman and McGuire both missed Thursday morning's meeting. Kelly told ...

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  18. Fireworks erupt at committee when chair drafts another GOP senator for voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... The subcommittee is made up of MacKinnon, an Eagle River Republican, as well as GOP members Sens. Bert Stedman of Sitka and Lesil McGuire of Anchorage, and Wielechowski. But Stedman and McGuire both missed Thursday morning's meeting. Kelly told ...

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  19. 'Aggressive sea lion' in Sitka leads to stolen fish, impaled footRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Wildlife troopers in Sitka say a fisherman's foot was impaled after an aggressive sea lion snatched most of a large halibut away from him. On Thursday, Sitka-based troopers got a report about the sea lion at the cleaning dock at Sealing Cove Harbor, according to an online dispatch.

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  20. Gov's bill would double strict liability commercial finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... voiced some concern over the possibility of raising the fine schedule. In a House Fisheries Committee hearing, on Sitka fishermen testified against raising the commercial fishing tax rates, saying that taxes alone are enough to cripple an industry ...

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