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  1. The 'Battle for Seattle' yields airfare dividends beyond the Emerald CityRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Anchorage Daily News

    There's quite a bit of buzz about Del ta 's buildup of its international hub in Seattle. Last year, new service from Seattle to Fairbanks and Juneau led to lower fares all summer long.

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  2. 'Coast Guard Alaska' to begin final seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Daily Sitka Sentinel reports the reality series is set to launch its final season next Monday after four seasons. Sitka resident Mary Goddard was a camera operator in the taping of the show, which was filmed in Sitka and Kodiak.

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  3. Transportation department proposes Alaska ferry service reductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    The changes proposed for the next fiscal year include pushing back the start of service by the Taku between Prince Rupert, British Columbia, and Juneau; and reducing service to Prince Rupert in the summer. Mainliner service to Sitka and Southeast Alaska communities also would be reduced, the department said.

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  4. Alaska governor's budget cuts expected to hit diverse sample of servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    Restaurant patrons, public radio audiences, state firefighters and a community jail program could suffer under Gov. Bill Walker's proposed budget cuts, according to a review of budget documents and interviews with administration officials. Food safety inspectors would visit fewer restaurants, leading to more illnesses.

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  5. Man killed after pursuit, exchanging gunfire with Anchorage policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage police investigate the death of a man who allegedly exchanged gunfire with officers in the area of 15th Avenue and Medfra Street on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. Anchorage police investigate the death of a man who allegedly exchanged gunfire with officers in the area of 15th Avenue and Medfra Street on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.

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  6. Delta adds year-round Juneau, Fairbanks flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    KTOO reports Delta will also add summer flights from Seattle to Ketchikan and Sitka, and those routes will be evaluated at the end of the summer. The new Juneau-to-Seattle service will start in May, and comes after airline officials say it received a good response to seasonal flights between the cities last summer.

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  7. High school the best years? No, best is yet to come, even for us Barrow WhalersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Those high school years may be great, and by all means savor them - but keep dreaming and driving when they're over. Pictured: The Barrow Whalers boys basketball team huddles in December before a game against Sitka.

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  8. Sitka man faces multiple charges in drunken boat crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 19-year-old Sitka man who authorities say drunkenly ran a small boat into rocks near Sitka, launching himself and a passenger from the boat and prompting a broad rescue effort, is facing multiple charges, according to court documents. A criminal complaint filed in Sitka District Court late last week alleges Chatham Conner was steering a 17-foot Boston Whaler when it collided with rocks in Kanga Bay, south of Sitka, "at a significant speed" shortly before 10 p.m., Dec. 27. The collision caused both Conner and his passenger, 18-year-old Alexis Massimiano, to be vaulted out of the boat and into the rocks.

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  9. Sitka Music Festival buys historic hall on former campus of Sheldon Jackson CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Historic Stevenson Hall, on the campus of Sheldon Jackson College, will be the new permanent headquarters of the Sitka Summer Music Festival. After 43 years in business, the Sitka Summer Music Festival finally got a home of its own this week with the purchase of Stevenson Hall on the campus of the former Sheldon Jackson College.

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  10. Interim CEO begins filling in at Sitka Community HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    An interim CEO has begun working at financially troubled Sitka Community Hospital to fill in until a replacement is found for the former CEO who resigned suddenly. Rob Allen arrived last week from Deerfield, Massachusetts, where he has been living.

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  11. Russian Christmas celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ANMC celebrates the holiday with its customer-owners in recognition of the long history between the Russian Orthodox Church and Alaska Native people. The Russian Christmas tradition was adopted by Alaska Native converts of the Russian Orthodox faith.

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  12. Alaska's fight over legal marijuana isn't done yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's good to see our newly elected governor, Bill Walker, back away from his proposal to delay regulating commercial marijuana in Alaska . Somewhere along the line, politicians started seeing themselves as our leaders, rather than our representatives.

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  13. Coast Guard rescues 2 after skiff grounds near SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two boaters who were thrown overboard when their skiff ran aground near Sitka in Southeast Alaska were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard Saturday night. A man and a woman were traveling in a 17-foot boat when it hit shore near Kanga Bay, approximately 10 miles south of Sitka, the Coast Guard said in a news release Sunday.

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  14. Kotzebue ends Bethel's run with 1-2-3A wrestling championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Kotzebue finally broke Bethel's stranglehold on the Class 1-2-3A state wrestling title Saturday night at Bartlett High. The Huskies broke a four-year run of dominance by second-place Bethel after finishing second the past two seasons.

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  15. Searchers find Sitka man lost while cutting Christmas treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Troopers said they received a report at about 4:21 p.m. Sunday that 31-year-old Geoffrey Diehl, was separated from family and friends while on a hike to cut Christmas trees. Several agencies, including Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Sitka Mountain Rescue, the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Coast Guard responded, conducting searches using dogs and aircraft, troopers said, before finding Diehl -- who'd become disoriented in the woods -- at about 10:11 p.m. on the Indian River Trail.

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  16. Neighbors, village corp. clash over Kodiak Island logging operationRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Kodiak Island logging operation that has been underway for more than four years is now facing opposition from nearby homeowners, who are tired of the noise, the traffic and the unsightly aftermath of clear-cutting and are concerned that further timber harvests could follow. A group of residents of Chiniak -- a small community about 40 miles southeast of the city of Kodiak -- is trying to stop commercial clear-cut logging that has been going on in their area since 2010 on land owned by Leisnoi Inc. , an Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act village corporation.

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  17. Learning the language of joy from whalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Clear, cold fall day: There is frost on the ground. The docks are slick. Hunters are out this Veterans Day looking for deer, though snow has not driven the animals down to the beaches yet.

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  18. There's still time to snag Cyber Monday airfare dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The lower rates are available for travel from Jan. 6 to March 10 in most markets. For most routes, the best-priced days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.

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  19. Laine Welch: Giving thanks for marine miraclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's the time of year when Alaska's fishery meetings kick into high gear with five set for this week alone. The industry will get a first glimpse of potential 2015 halibut catches when the International Pacific Halibut Commission convenes Tuesday and Wednesday in Seattle.

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  20. Scott McMurren: Delta adds flights from Ketchikan and Sitka to SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's not like Delta Air Lines to play the underdog. As a global network carrier, Delta has hubs in Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, Detroit, New York.

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