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  1. How Gustavus' spruce tips get into Juneau's ice cream and boozeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Cassie Parker collects spruce tips along the Gustavus beaches with her family on May 31, 2018. They pick as a group for bear safety.

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  2. Young seeks to revise a beloved fisheries lawRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, in his office in Washington, D.C., in 2017. Almost universally praised, the original 1976 Magnuson Stevens Act keeps foreign fishing fleets off America's shores and established regional management councils to rebuild fish stocks and ensure sustainable harvests.

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  3. Homer guitar-maker looks to expand his musical horizons with Rasmuson grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Earlier this year, Gerard was one of three from the Homer area to receive project grants from the Rasmuson Foundation. This is Gerard's second Rasmuson, and he said this time, he wants to use that money to try his hand at building other stringed instruments.

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  4. Good Samaritan fishing vessel rescues three crew near SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Three people were rescued when their fishing boat took on water and presumably sunk in Sitka Sound on Monday evening. The 33-foot troller Leona called about 11 o'clock saying they were in trouble near Povorotni Point about 7 miles south of Sitka.

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  5. Passengers, crew safe after small cruise ship grounds north of SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    In this photo taken from the deck of the Anacapa, the Allen Marine tour vessel St. Eugene is seen offloading passengers from the Alaskan Dream, which is aground on a beach in Olga Strait. None of the Dream's 43 passengers or 10 crew members were injured in the incident.

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  6. Sitka's Japonski Boathouse restoration on the way to completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 1 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Japonski Boathouse has a new roof, windows, and foundation. Plans are underway to create a maritime heritage education center in the building.

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  7. Alaska cities, facing housing crunch, encourage backyard cottages and apartment additionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 30 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Former Alaska state legislator Alyce Hanley poses outside the apartment she had built into the bottom floor of her home in Sand Lake on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Hanley, who is 84, wanted to live with her children but have her own living space.

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

    Wednesday Jun 27 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    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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  9. In concert hall or on hike, hermit thrush sings for SitkansRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 27 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    In summertime, the Sitka Summer Music Festival brings classical musicians from around the world to Southeast Alaska. But the warmer temperatures also bring another musical migration - that of the hermit thrush.

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  10. Tribes, communities monitor ocean acidification in near-shore watersRead the original story

    Monday Jun 25 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Petersburg Indian Association's Brandon Thynes caps a bottle of ocean water at Sandy Beach. The sample is a part of Sitka Tribe's efforts to study ocean acidification.

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  11. Fearing another Chinook cut, Sitka's troll fleet calls on President TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 25 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    "Take our fish, you take our lives," shouted rally organizer Caven Pfeiffer. He, along with Deborah Lyons, Pat Kehoe, and other members of the Chinook Futures Coalition are calling for a federal review of Pacific Salmon Treaty negotiations.

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  12. Sitka Tribe, Forest Service team up to test historic tubersRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    For generations, locals have grown a tuber called the Tlingit potato that thrives in Sitka's otherwise challenging gardening environment. Sitka Tribe of Alaska and the U.S. Forest Service will partner in an effort to genetically isolate and identify the Tlingit potato - and incorporate it into Sitka's food-security strategy.

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  13. Authorities identify two men killed in Sitka plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Pilot Stonie Huffman, 45, of Sitka and passenger James Ronge, 66, of California, were found dead. Two men were on a sightseeing trip.

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  14. Fast ferry's future sailings uncertainRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    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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  15. How three generations of Alaska Natives struggled with cultural educationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Gambell, Alaska, is on St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea. On clear days, Siberia is visible in the distance.

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  16. Bill would increase health care price transparency for AlaskansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    It could soon be easier for Alaskans to know how much they're going to pay out of pocket for healthcare. The Legislature passed a bill requiring doctors and hospitals to provide cost estimates before patients receive services.

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  17. Alaska police chief: War on weed a 'waste of time'Read the original story

    May 26, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The police chief recently named to the board that regulates Alaska's legal marijuana industry says the fight that has long been waged against pot in this country has been a "waste of time" and law enforcement resources. Jeff Ankerfelt, who is police chief in the southeast Alaska city of Sitka, says he wants to contribute to the successful implementation of well thought-out industry regulations.

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  18. Efforts underway to reform Marine Highway SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The ferry Taku waits to load passengers in Sitka in 2012, while it was still sailing. A steering committee is pursuing legislation to transition the Alaska Marine Highway ferry system to a public corporation.

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  19. As Sitka's cruise numbers rebound, port manager says city's not ready for uptickRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The 5,000 passenger Ovation of the Seas, in the Port of Rotterdam. CLAA's Fred Reeder argues that being able to dock a Quantum-class ship like the Ovation could bring an additional 100,000 passengers to Sitka each year, and an additional $600,000 in local sales taxes.

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

    May 12, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    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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