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Biologist Jan Straley honored at UAS Sitka graduation

Biologist Jan Straley honored at UAS Sitka graduationAssociate Professor of Marin Biology, Jan Straley, was recognized with the University of Alaska's Meritorious Service Award on May 3 during the Sitka campus graduation ceremony.

How much missed school is too much?

How much missed school is too much?The high cost of travel for extracurricular activities in Sitka’s schools has been an ongoing debate for years. Now, the school board is going to take a hard look at whether travel costs students and parents more than just money.

TSA issues prohibited item reminder after finding flare in carry-on at Juneau Airport

TSA issues prohibited item reminder after finding flare in carry-on at Juneau AirportTransportation Security Administration officials at Juneau International Airport found a flare in the carry-on bag of an Alaska Airlines passenger bound for Sitka Monday afternoon.

Northrip urges 2013 UAS graduates to hear their music

Northrip urges 2013 UAS graduates to hear their musicFormer KTOO General Manager Charles Northrip received an honorary doctorate from UAS for his accomplishments in the field of broadcasting.

Sitka flights reduced during runway repair

Sitka flights reduced during runway repairSitka will miss two Alaska Airlines flights a day during the month of May, in order to allow a paving contractor to replace the runway at the Rocky Gutierrez Airport.

‘Day of loss’ as Bill Brady center closes its doors

‘Day of loss’ as Bill Brady center closes its doorsTuesday was the last day of operation for the Bill Brady Healing Center. The inpatient drug-and-alcohol rehab program has existed in its current form since 1996.

FAA provides details of Alaska furloughs due to federal sequestration

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday released some details about the effect of the national sequestration budget cuts in Alaska.

Tlingit elder, Sealaska board member Clarence Jackson dies

Tlingit elder, Sealaska board member Clarence Jackson diesA memorial service for Tlingit elder and original Sealaska Corporation board member Clarence Jackson will be held Saturday at 5 p.m. at the ANB Hall in Juneau. Jackson died Thursday after a battle with cancer. He was 78.

Early morning earthquake rumbles near Craig

Early morning earthquake rumbles near CraigMany Southeast Alaska residents felt an earthquake early this (Thursday) morning.

Sitka woman dies in shooting accident

A Sitka woman on a camping trip died in an accidental shooting. As Peterson was loading her kayak and her brother gathered gear, he heard a gunshot.