Sitka Newswire (Page 7)

Sitka Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Invest in renewable energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Columbia has reduced their emissions by 16 percent and maintained a healthier economy than much of Canada. Kodiak and Sitka are almost entirely powered by renewables and have lowered their energy costs and improved quality of life as a result. Let's ...

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  2. Exhibits make bold statement about Alaska modern artRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | APRN

    "Kill the Indian, Save the Man." That's the name of a provocative new exhibit at the Anchorage Museum by Sitka-based artist Nicholas Galanin -one of three to recently open.

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  3. With cedar log in hand, Southeast carvers will begin work on dugout canoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A crew in Sitka delivering the log, Feb. 4 , 2016, which was donated by Sealaska. The log will be made into a full-size, Native canoe.

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  4. Letters - Feb. 10Read the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | Homer Tribune

    ... Museum, an inflatable planetarium. We were happy to also offer a teacher training with Rebecca Himschoot from Sitka for other Homer Area schools interested in using StarLab. This was a great opportunity to share and collaborate among teachers and ...

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  5. Is ANSEP good for Mt. Edgecumbe? Students aren't so sureRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... high school. (Photo by Emily Kwong/KCAW) The past three weeks have been turbulent at Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka. The Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program, or ANSEP , has proposed turning the 70-year-old boarding school into an ...

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  6. Sitka residents celebrate grand reopening of libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | APRN

    The renovated and enlarged Sitka Public Library is now open for business, with thousands of books having been moved back from temporary quarters on the Sheldon Jackson campus. Residents showed up in force to check out the new digs Thursday night.

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  7. Edgecumbe to ANSEP: - It's 70 years of tradition here'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | APRN

    The past three weeks have been turbulent at Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka. The Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program, or ANSEP , has proposed turning the 70-year-old boarding school into an accelerated high school, with an emphasis on science and engineering.

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  8. Report: Ferries boost Anchorage, Mat-Su economies tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Cars and trucks line up to board the ferry Chenega in Sitka on Sept. 13, 2015. The ferry system carries a lot of traffic that ends up in Anchorage and Fairbanks, a new study says.

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  9. Mormon alternate history anthology: background readingRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | A Motley Vision

    ... take place 60 years after a (in our actual timeline rejected) proposal to temporary settle WWII-era Jewish refugees in Sitka, Alaska is passed.

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  10. Breakfast offered in Sitka School District for all studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | APRN

    It's often called the most important meal of the day but sometimes kids don't get the chance to eat breakfast before heading to class. Sitka School District wanted to change that this year and started offering breakfast for all students.

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  11. A Photographer Who Tracked Displacement, from Soviet Gulags to Ethiopia's Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Hyperallergic

    ... Installation view of 'Ruth Gruber, Photojournalist' at Brooklyn College Library, with a photograph of three women in a Sitka, Alaska, jail (1941-43) (photo by the author for Hyperallergic) Ruth Gruber, "Students waiting on a US Indian Service school ...

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  12. The art of hazing bears: Southeast biologists use Tasers, paintballs and lasersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Phil Mooney and his colleagues have stunned more than 300 bears, and paintballed more than 100 at Port Armstrong, near Sitka, since 2010. They are teaching the animals to stay out of areas where they don't belong - an option vastly preferable to ...

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  13. Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | APRN

    ... Commissioner Mike Hanley's departure comes at a critical time for Mt. Edgecumbe, the state run boarding school in Sitka. The Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program is interested in piloting an accelerated, STEM-focused high school on the ...

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  14. Hanleya s departure comes at critical time for Mt. EdgecumbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | APRN

    Education Commissioner Mike Hanley's departure comes at a critical time for Mt. Edgecumbe, the state run boarding school in Sitka.

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  15. Eight Alaskans honored with Governora s Awards in JuneauRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    ... that "exemplify great art and devotion to the humanities." Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott distributed the awards, designed by Sitka artist Tommy Joseph. Governor's Awards for the Arts went to June Rogers of Fairbanks, who received the Lifetime Achievement ...

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  16. ANSEP proposes to run Mt. Edgecumbe as 3-year STEM schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... it's a way to save money while expanding an effective program, but the idea was an unpleasant surprise for some at the Sitka boarding school. This week, parents of Mt. Edgecumbe students got an unexpected email from school administrators. It said ...

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  17. Bill proposes license plate contest for artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    An Alaska lawmaker is working to capture the excitement of "American Idol" and spotlight Alaskan artists with a bill establishing a contest for specialty license plate design. Democratic Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, of Sitka, saw his bill advance from the House State Affairs committee on Tuesday after he clarified the concept of the reality television show to several of its members.

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  18. Fugitive found in 'elaborate tunnel system' at trailer parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Lance Ewers shines a flashlight at the opening of a tunnel under a trailer in the Vitskari Trailer Park in Sitka, Alaska, Thursday, January 28, 2016, as he and the property's landlord, a... . Sitka Police Sgt.

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  19. Lawmaker proposes license plate contest for artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | APRN

    Sitka Democrat Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins has pre-filed a bill that would invite artists to design an original Alaskan license plate. An Alaska lawmaker says a contest among artists to design a specialty license plate in Alaska could have the excitement of "American Idol."

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  20. ANSEP proposes to run Mt. Edgecumbe as 3-year STEM schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | APRN

    ... it's a way to save money while expanding an effective program, but the idea was an unpleasant surprise for some at the Sitka boarding school. This week, parents of Mt. Edgecumbe students got an unexpected email from school administrators. It said ...

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