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Rescued Sitka hunter: I made a couple of mistakes and it cost me

Rescued Sitka hunter: I made a couple of mistakes and it cost meJohn DeLong, a Sitka hunter rescued by the Coast Guard last Wednesday spent a long, cold night under a tree before a helicopter came to hoist him to safety.

Sitka herring forecast lowest in a decade

Sitka herring forecast lowest in a decadeFish and Game expects 44,237 tons of herring to spawn in and around Sitka Sound. That’s the lowest forecast in a decade, and well below the past several years when forecasts have consistently been above 70,000 tons.

SE candidates stake out ballot measure positions

SE candidates stake out ballot measure positionsMost Southeast legislative candidates oppose the marijuana and Bristol Bay ballot initiatives. But they support the minimum wage measure.

Sitka man faces major theft charge

Sitka man faces major theft chargeA Sitka man has been indicted on charges of stealing more than $25,000 in cash from a local business.

Mass die offs of Sitka sea stars reported

Mass die offs of Sitka sea stars reportedA trip to the coast usually means you’re going to see sea stars, but a mysterious disease is killing them along the West Coast.

UAS Chancellor Pugh to retire in May

UAS Chancellor Pugh to retire in MayUniversity of Alaska Southeast Chancellor John Pugh will retire in May. He announced his retirement Monday.

Is someone poisoning Sitka bears?

Is someone poisoning Sitka bears?Someone appears to be poisoning bears near Sitka’s Sawmill Creek Road. A young male found dead last week may be the latest victim.

Coast Guard rescues two people after rough landing near Gustavus

The Cessna 180 nosed over in the Endicott River Wilderness north of Gustavus

Liveaboard firefighter stops spreading Sitka harbor blaze

Quick thinking by an off-duty Sitka firefighter may have prevented a boat fire from becoming a major disaster in a local harbor last week.

Landslide destroys Starrigavan restoration projects

Landslide destroys Starrigavan restoration projectsHigh rainfall this month is being blamed for a major landslide near Sitka. The US Forest Service reports that a 100-acre slide came down in the Starrigavan Valley, about ten miles from town.
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