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  1. Newscast - Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    In this newscast: Some people question why Gov. Mike Dunleavy's administration fired two senior attorneys; the U.S. House of Representatives passes a bill transferring federal land in Sitka to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium; nearly 200 Juneau elementary school students have learned the ins and outs of gardening; the estate of the late Grace Schaible gifted the University of Alaska Fairbanks $2.7 million; and a Southwest Alaska village man suspected of stabbing another person with an ulu has been charged with felony assault.

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  2. Sitka officials make the case for a secondary water sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Sitka gets 100 percent of its drinking water from Blue Lake unfiltered. If that sounds too good to be true, the city of Sitka worries it is - and wants a secondary source of drinking water.

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  3. Sen. Lyman Hoffman joins Senate majority caucus as lone DemocratRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 27 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel, during a Senate Finance Committee meeting on March 29, 2016. Sen. Lyman Hoffman of Bethel will be the lone Democrat in the Senate majority caucus.

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  4. Naming 'Luna Lake' is a story of survival, lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The first casualty of modern landslide activity around Sitka was not one of the three men tragically lost in the devastating slides of 2015. Rather, it was a ten-year old border collie named Luna, who died two years earlier when a massive slide wiped out a Forest Service cabin at the headwaters of Redoubt Lake.

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  5. With election of Dunleavy, is Walker's climate action team out in the cold?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Larry Hartig speaks to members of the Climate Action for Alaska Leadership Team on the University of Alaska Fairbanks Campus, April 12, 2018. With the election of a new governor in Mike Dunleavy comes many unknowns for Alaska and among them is his administration's future plans for climate change action.

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  6. Canadian board game convention lures Southeast Alaska's tabletop gaming enthusiastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Judson Rusk, Calvin Drake and Seaton Bryan play Nyctophobia, a board game where players are unable to see the board. The three traveled to SHUX earlier this fall to try new board games and meet the creators of some of their favorites.

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  7. Fairweather gets reprieve in draft ferry scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Crew check the Fairweather while docking in Petersburg in 2014. Its sister ship Chenega was mothballed the following year.

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  8. Republicans may take control of the Alaska Capitol. But don't...Read the original story

    Nov 7, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Healy Republican Rep. Dave Talerico announces Wednesday that the GOP has formed a new, 21-member House majority caucus. Talerico says he'll be the House speaker when the chamber convenes in January.

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  9. Sitka couple united in push for voter accessibility and in lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    William Craig is legally blind and Helen Craig is legally deaf. Over the years, they have been strong proponents of voter accessibility.

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  10. Troller rolls, sinks in high winds outside of Sitka HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The 40-foot troller Safari rolls and sinks just off Sandy Beach in Sitka. Troopers in the patrol vessel Courage rescued 62-year old Calvin "Mark" Bigelow before the Safari went down.

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  11. Grant dollars restart housing program for Sitka's homeless teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Sitka's homeless youth may soon have more permanent shelter, if some residents are willing to open their doors to them. Youth Advocates of Sitka has won a three-year grant to implement a home-based program for kids age 16 to 21. Unlike other clients of YAS, who are receiving what's known as "therapeutic foster care," participants in the transitional living program are mostly receiving a stable home, support, and relief from the circumstances that have left them homeless.

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  12. Sitka police officer files sexual harassment lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Mary Ferguson pictured next to her sister, Camille Ferguson, during the UAF Community and Technical College Law Enforcement Academy Graduation Ceremony in 2015. Ferguson has working with the Sitka Police Department as a sworn-in officer since 2015.

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  13. Southeast dive fisheries, crab seasons start in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The season for geoduck clam diving starts Oct. 1. The first opening could be Oct. 3 or 4, depending on testing for the toxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning. The region's guideline harvest level is 702,100 pounds.

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  14. 3 missing, 1 rescued after helicopter crash in Southeast AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a teenage boy who survived a helicopter crash Friday near a bay in Southeast Alaska, but continued searching for three others throughout the day Saturday, including the boy's father and brother. Aiden Pepperd, 14, was flown to Sitka on Friday by a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, and transported to a hospital where he is in an intensive care unit, officials said.

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  15. After power surge, Sitka assists electric customers with insurance claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The surge didn't just affect customers - the City of Sitka was hard hit, too. A "large surge arrestor" was damaged at the Marine Street Substation, protecting the delicate switch gear there.

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

    Sep 12, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Commercial crab fishermen won't have a season for red king crab in Southeast this fall, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced last week. The lucrative fishery was open last year for the first time in six years.

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  17. When Sitka's public assistance office closed, pantries shouldered needRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    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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  18. More than a guilty pleasure, online shopping a savings strategy in SitkaRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    There's no data about the scale of Sitka's online shopping, but a few visible signs. FedEx now operates four trucks and UPS three.

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  19. Family legal dispute progresses over future of Harris street houseRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    James Barrett talks outside the courtroom at the Juneau Superior Court on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

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  20. Produce company celebrates 40 years of bringing produce to SoutheastRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Martha Pearson shops at Chelan's mid-July market, a peak time for berries, apricots, peaches, and plums. For the past forty years, Dave Kensinger and his wife Mona Christian have been running Chelan Produce Co.

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