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  1. Juneau charter fisherman appointed to - Supreme Court' of halibutRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Capital City Weekly

    A Juneau lodge owner and charter fisherman has been named to the International Pacific Halibut Commission, becoming the first charter fisherman to be seated on a body normally dominated by commercial fishing interests. Richard Yamada, President of the Alaska Charter Association and owner of Shelter Lodge, on Friday received a State Department letter confirming his appointment as an alternate to the commission.

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  2. Fisherman pleads guilty to multiple violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Capital City Weekly

    Michael Patrick Duby, a repeat wildlife offender in Southeast, pleaded guilty in Juneau District Court on Tuesday to two non-criminal fishing violations. According to the plea deal discussed in court Tuesday, Duby will pay a $2,000 fine for providing false information on a fish ticket and $1,000 for retaining yellowtail rockfish for personal consumption.

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    Aug 22, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    For those of you that may have missed our introduction article, your hosts at Planet Alaska are a mother/daughter duo. My mother is a writer and lives at Mickey's Fish Camp in Wrangell.

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  4. Fishing gear downs seagullRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    A local bird rescue center is asking fishermen to be careful with their fishing gear after a seagull ingested a treble hook and died earlier this month. On Aug. 12, a local jogger reported seeing a seagull wrapped in sport fishing line in the Salmon Creek area.

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  5. Sitka officer files lawsuit alleging police department punished him for speaking outRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    A Sitka police officer filed a lawsuit against the City of Sitka and the Sitka Police Department this week, making a variety of claims that include covering up a sexual assault, secretly purchasing automatic weapons and discrimination against him personally for supporting a co-worker who alleges sexual harassment. Ryan Silva, who began working for SPD in 2008, filed the lawsuit through the Northern Justice Project, LLC, a firm that specializing in representing low- and middle-income Alaskans in lawsuits against state and federal governments.

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    Aug 15, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    It was a rare sunny day in Sitka, and the town's residents had turned out for the annual Sitka Seafood Festival. Screams and splashes resound through the harbor, where people were swimming and paddling in fish tote races.

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  7. A visit to the plate with 46-year umpiring veteran Tom KarpsteinRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    Tom Karpstein, the Gastineau Channel Little League president and baseball umpire of 46 years, may have spent his last season behind the plate this summer. At 70, Karpstein's body isn't as agile as it used to be.

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  8. James Hart drops out of House race on eve of early votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    James Hart of Haines told the Empire by phone that a new summer job in Sitka precluded him from campaigning for the House District 33 seat, and he is now turning his attention to the Haines Borough Assembly election instead. In a followup email, he wrote, "There are so many critical issues right now facing my own community that I believe is the best place to put my energy and skills at this time.

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  9. Election 2018: Edwardson blazes independent's path in upcoming primaryRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau Assembly member Rob Edwardson talks on Thursday, August 2, 2018, about his run for the District 34 House seat in the Mendenhall Valley. and believes the state needs to "reduce the incentives that are given for our resources."

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  10. Juneau school board member will not seek re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    School board member Josh Keaton will not run for re-election, he announced by email Thursday, making him the second of two incumbents to drop out of this year's school board contest. Speaking by phone, Keaton confirmed his decision and said it was a matter of work-life balance.

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    May 15, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    Alaska's 2018 salmon season officially gets underway this week with the first 12-hour opener on May 17 for sockeyes and kings returning to the Copper River. The catch there this year calls for 19,000 kings and 942,000 sockeye salmon targeted by a fleet of more than 500 drift gillnetters.

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  12. With help from aunt, Coast Guard finds missing girl near SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    A 13-year-old girl and her aunt and uncle are taken back to a cabin on Kruzof Island, Alaska, July 3, 2018, in an Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. The girl was reported missing in a kayak in Shelikof Bay, last seen wearing a purple, blue and black life jacket, and was later found by the Jayhawk crew in good condition.

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  13. Three on board rescued as boat sinks near SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    A Coast Guard helicopter and a good Samaritan fishing vessel helped rescue three people on a sinking vessel in Sitka Sound on Monday night, according to a press release from the Coast Guard. At about 10:30 p.m. Monday, the captain of a 33-foot fishing vessel Leona called Coast Guard Sector Juneau to report the boat was taking on water too fast for the bilge pumps to keep up, according to the release.

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  14. Feds push deal for Admiralty Island landRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    The U.S. Forest Service finalized a deal Thursday with Sitka urban Native corporation Shee Atika, Incorporated, to return 6,077 acres of heavily-logged land on Admiralty Island to wilderness. The deal marks the completion of a third phase in the multi-phase land acquisition to return 22,000 acres of land back to wilderness in and around Cube Cove, which lies 30 miles south of Juneau and 20 miles north of Angoon.

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  15. Juneau parades will be packed with political participantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    In the first week of July 1776, John Adams sat down to write a letter to his wife about the Continental Congress' recent adoption of the Declaration of Independence. "It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn Acts of Devotion to God Almighty," he wrote to Abigail Adams.

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    Jun 6, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    Ben and Diane Adams , after helping the author aboard, are awed by how close the ferry gets to the shore while traveling through Sergius Narrows. Tara Neilson The ferry crewmember shared a conspiratorial smile with me as we crept up on the lounge.

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  17. Meet the three police academy graduates joining JPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    New Juneau Police Department officers Ron Shriver, Mattie Rielly and Joe Paden pose after their graduation from the Public Training Academy in Sitka on Friday, June 8, 2018. Sherriff's Office.

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  18. Child porn arrest was part of nationwide investigation, authorities sayRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    The recent arrest of a Juneau man was tied to a nationwide effort to find and track down suspected online child sex offenders, according to the Anchorage Police Department. Cory R. Lockhart, 28, of Juneau faces multiple charges, including possession of child pornography, according to an APD press release , and was identified as a suspect by the Alaska Internet Crimes Against Children task force.

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  19. Two men found dead after plane crashes in river near SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    A map of the Sitka showing Katlian Bay and Katlian River. A floatplane on a 20-minute tour of the area crashed Saturday.

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  20. Coast Guard finds missing floatplane, one deceased on boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Capital City Weekly

    The Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco pulls into its home port of Ketchikan on May 12, 2017. The vessel is currently searching for a missing person near Sitka.

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