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Leone, Part 3: Charged with causing deaths of USCG crewmates

Leone, Part 3: Charged with causing deaths of USCG crewmates

Lt. Lance Leone, the co-pilot, was the sole survivor of a 2010 helicopter crash in Washington.

Leone: ‘A rapid, liquid stop’

Leone: ‘A rapid, liquid stop’

Former Air Station Sitka airman talks about being the only survivor of a fatal helicopter crash in 2010.

All tied up

All tied up

The race for House District 34 is all tied up. Haines Republican Representative Bill Thomas and Sitka Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins now have 4,054 votes each.… more

Students learn how to take apart an octopus

Students learn how to take apart an octopus

What’s it look like inside an octopus? You probably don’t want to know, at least first-hand. That’s unless you’re a student dissecting one during this month’s Sitka WhaleFest

Finance reports: Thomas tops Kreiss-Tomkins

Finance reports: Thomas tops Kreiss-Tomkins

More money is going into the House District 34 campaign than any other race in Southeast. That’s the new Sitka-plus-Southeast Islands district, a close race between incumbent Bill Thomas and challenger Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins.

Sitka is center of Alaska’s devil’s club business

Sitka is center of Alaska’s devil’s club business

Devil’s club is probably best known as a plant to avoid at all costs. But several small Southeast Alaska companies have a different take. They’re turning the roots, stems and bark of the plant into rubs and salves to treat sore joints and damaged skin.

UPDATED: Man dead after bear mauling near Sitka

UPDATED: Man dead after bear mauling near Sitka

Authorities are searching southern Chichagof Island, near Sitka, for the brown bear or bears believed to be responsible in the fatal mauling of a Sitka man over the weekend.

2012′s cruise season was up, but not everywhere

2012′s cruise season was up, but not everywhere

More cruise ship tourists visited Alaska this year than last. But some ports did better than others.

Coast Guard Jayhawks flying in three SAR cases

Total of twelve boaters are the focus of Seward, Sitka, and Cordova area operations.

College, Native corp. battle over land claim

College, Native corp. battle over land claim

There are new developments in the battle over a popular fishing area near Sitka. The board of a closed college and a Native corporation have filed competing ownership claims.