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Authorities arrest Texas woman, recover child

A Texas woman has been arrested in Alaska on allegations she abducted her son.

Cruise ships plan stops at private Sitka dock

A privately owned deep-water dock in Sitka expects to see at least 12,500 passengers disembark from cruise ships next year.

Recount gives Kreiss-Tomkins 32 vote victory in House District 34

Sitka Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins has won a Southeast Alaska state House seat after a recount.

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

Leone, Part 3: Charged with causing deaths of USCG crewmatesLt. 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 octopusWhat’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-TomkinsMore 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 businessDevil’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 SitkaAuthorities 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.