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  1. Southeast's commercial red king crab fishery won't open in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | APRN

    Commercial crab fishermen won't have a season for red king crab in Southeast this fall. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game made that announcement on September 7. The lucrative fishery was open last year for the first time in six years.

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  2. When Sitka's public assistance office closed, pantries shouldered needRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | APRN

    The Sitka Salvation Army cycles through 10,000 lbs. of food a month. Most of their stock is donated by local grocery stores.

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  3. AK: For Tlingit-Unangax artist Nicholas Galanin, first retrospective a lifetime in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | APRN

    At 39, Nicholas Galanin is a globally recognized name in the indigenous art world. He has no intentions of relocating, working out of the Devilfish Gallery and his home in Sitka "Winter here is a wonderful time to create," he said during a recent visit by KCAW.

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  4. Chelan celebrates 40 years of bringing produce to SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | APRN

    Chelan Produce Co. has been in business since 1978, when owner Dave Kensinger got stuck with a truckload of apples in Seattle and hopped the ferry to sell in Juneau.

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  5. After four-day shore leave, confused sea lion returned to seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | APRN

    The adult male Steller sea lion hauled out of Sitka Sound Thursday night. NOAA Fisheries biologists believe he became disoriented and could not find the ocean.

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  6. Kenai and Sitka newspapers misreported voter eligibility before primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | APRN

    Two Alaska newspapers initially misreported who was eligible to vote in the primary election. And it turned out that fewer than 100 votes could have made the difference in two races in one of the paper's areas.

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  7. AK: Annual community dig brings archaeology to life in KodiakRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | APRN

    A student volunteer holds a 3,00-year-old tool chipped from red chert. Every summer, the Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository hosts a community project in Kodiak.

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  8. No Lazy Feat: A hikera s postcard from Lazy MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | APRN

    The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting colder, but there's still plenty of time to take a hike. Alaska Public Media's Emily Russell made the trip to Lazy Mountain in Palmer and produced this postcard.

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  9. Alaska House candidate Hart asks voters not to consider himRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | APRN

    It's past the deadline to withdraw as a candidate in the primary election, but 28-year-old James Hart says he no longer wants to be considered. Hart says a summer job in Sitka complicated campaigning in his district.

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  10. As lands uplift, a wetland refuge in Juneau is losing groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | APRN

    Frank Rue stands in his backyard. The Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge was established in 1976.

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  11. How little investments can lead to big community changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | APRN

    Micheley Kowalski runs a coffeehouse in Seward, Alaska and everyone in the community of 2,800 people thinks they know the best way to run it. "Everybody has an opinion," she said.

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  12. End of an Era: Blockbuster begins final inventory salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | APRN

    Inventory sales will continue at the two remaining Blockbusters in Anchorage and Fairbanks through August. Tuesday was the beginning of the end for Blockbuster in Alaska.

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  13. AK: Spruce tip fever brings economic boost to SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | APRN

    Molly Kelly collects a handful of spruce tips in Gustavus. This year pickers were paid $3-per-pound of spruce tips.

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  14. Wildlife get 3,000 more acres creating corridor on Afognak IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | APRN

    More than 3,000 acres of ecologically rich land on Afognak Island is now protected through a wildlife and recreation corridor. "There has been some logging in the area, but it is fairly minimal," said Ellen Kazary, Executive Director for the conservation non-profit, Great Land Trust.

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  15. Housing expert says many Sitkans struggle to make rentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | APRN

    Brian Wilson, Executive Director of Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness, addresses one of two town hall meetings he held in Sitka this week. About 55 people total attended.

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  16. Pilot dead, passenger missing after Katlian Bay plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | APRN

    One person is dead and another missing after a small plane crashed during a weekend sightseeing trip north of Sitka. According to the Coast Guard, a Piper float plane with two people aboard departed Sitka on Saturday night for a 20-minute flight and never returned.

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  17. Fast ferry's future sailings uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | APRN

    The fast ferry Fairweather docks at Juneau's Auke Bay Ferry Terminal in 2013. It's been sailing since 2004, but could be retired later this year.

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  18. Small' king has big lead in 63rd Sitka Salmon DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | APRN

    Pat Dodson knows he has a tenuous lead with this 31-pound 6-ounce fish. But the kings have been running smaller the last few years.

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  19. Wasilla teen dead after canoe capsizesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | APRN

    According to a release , Alaska State Troopers were notified around 2 a.m. Friday that a man was screaming on one of the islands in Finger Lake. His canoe had capsized and the man he was boating with had disappeared.

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  20. Kreiss-Tomkins backs funding for NOAA research, Sitka harborsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | APRN

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , or NOAA, is based in Washington state. But Sitka Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins wants to see NOAA's Alaska-focused staff, programs and assets relocated closer to home.

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