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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.

Sitkans asked to conserve water, power during hydro changeover

Sitkans asked to conserve water, power during hydro changeoverAfter 53 years of continuous service, the turbines at Sitka’s Blue Lake Hydro plant are quiet.

Engine problems cancel Fairweather trip

Engine problems cancel Fairweather tripThe Fairweather is expected to return to service Thursday on its regular summer run to Angoon and Sitka.

30-year-old buried TNT riddle in Sitka solved

30-year-old buried TNT riddle in Sitka solvedExplosives found last week at the end of Lance Drive in Sitka turned out to be no longer dangerous.

Water(borne) issues float Sitka assembly meeting

Water(borne) issues float Sitka assembly meetingThe Sitka assembly last night revised the way revenues from water sales will be handled, in order to avoid flooding any single department with money.

Sitka bear killed after reaching into kitchen window

Sitka bear killed after reaching into kitchen windowWildlife troopers in Sitka shot and killed a bear Tuesday afternoon, after it tried to reach through a kitchen window.

A reporter passes the JPD physical fitness test

A reporter passes the JPD physical fitness testCan you pass JPD's physical fitness test? Reporter Casey Kelly can

Southeast loses 10 school superintendents

Southeast loses 10 school superintendentsMore than half of Southeast Alaska’s school districts have hired new superintendents this year.
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