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KTUU and GCI Cable continue talks

KTUU and GCI Cable continue talksThe television station known statewide as Channel 2 will stay on the air in Juneau and Sitka through Dec. 6th, while the station and GCI Cable continue to negotiate carriage terms.

Sitka urges Governor to accept Obama’s Medicaid plan

Sitka urges Governor to accept Obama’s Medicaid planThe Sitka assembly passed a resolution asking Parnell and the state legislature to “fully consider” the benefits to Alaskan communities of expanding Medicaid to cover a larger share of the state’s poorest residents.

Tree buried by volcanic eruption could reveal seismic secrets

Tree buried by volcanic eruption could reveal seismic secretsA charcoal tree found embedded in pumice could help scientists learn more about Alaska volcanoes.

Sitka Whalefest kicks off with FilmFest

Sitka Whalefest kicks off with FilmFest 150 people show up for a successful first ever Sitka WhaleFest FilmFest.

United Fishermen take on legislation, appointments

United Fishermen take on legislation, appointmentsThe United Fishermen of Alaska’s Board of Directors is meeting in Sitka this week.

Sitka to test wind power

Sitka to test wind powerIn the middle of building the most expensive hydro project in the community’s history, the Sitka assembly took a few minutes at its last meeting to look at some comparatively inexpensive energy.

Alaska Municipal Elections Round-Up

Alaska Municipal Elections Round-UpHere's a quick round-up of how yesterday's local elections played out across the state.

Bear mauls man in Hoonah

Bear mauls man in HoonahA 58-year-old Hoonah man mauled by a brown bear Wednesday night has been medevac’d to Sitka with non-life threatening injuries.

Sitka’s hydro project well underway

Sitka’s hydro project well underwayTunneling work for Sitka’s Blue Lake hydro expansion project is just about wrapped up, and construction crews are pouring concrete for the new powerhouse.

Two men charged in shooting at Sitka bar

Two men charged in shooting at Sitka barPolice brought charges against two men after a weekend shooting at the Pioneer Bar in Sitka.