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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.

Should Sitka be a mecca for electric cars?

Should Sitka be a mecca for electric cars?It was just a few years ago that Sitka’s electric utility predicted a significant increase in the number of electric vehicles on the road, especially in places with inexpensive electric power. But Sitka’s interest in electric cars has remained flat.

‘Little’ Redoubt Lake a boon to sockeye?

‘Little’ Redoubt Lake a boon to sockeye?The US Forest Service believes fish populations in Redoubt Lake near Sitka survived last month’s devastating landslide unharmed.